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Dance Incubators, ‘Torture’ and New Dance

Three choreographers show their work from the Susan Hess Modern Dance Choreographers Project.
December 8, 2012
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Spirits in an Industrial Space

The weightedness of bodies in 'Hoist,' either in motion or at rest, was the strongest metaphorical connection to an industrial past of physical labor and heavy machinery.
September 25, 2012
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Revealing Neighborhood Mysteries and Artistries

Lea Bostick, vetted for "This Town is a Mystery," was asked by Andrew Simonet if her family members were shy. She said, “Shy was the only gene they didn’t have.”
September 18, 2012
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Everyone’s Dancing in "Le Grand Continental"

The post-moderns not only asked “what is dance?” but also “who can or should the dancer be?”. The latter question will soon receive the resounding answer--“Everyone!"
September 1, 2012
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Excavating The Past And Future

Anne-Marie Mulgrew’s latest work continues her 25-year Philadelphia dance legacy of whimsical landscapes and stages inhabited with charm and panache.
May 23, 2012
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The Challenge of Embodying Saudade

Sometimes titles raise expectations that are not always realized in the actual performance.
May 17, 2012
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A Dark, Dismembered Happening

The ghosts of an earlier generation’s Happenings were awakened by a new work, Still Life, by the renamed Miller Rothlein company (formerly MIRO Dance Theater).
April 3, 2012
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