Without being gratuitous Sanders’ doesn’t shy away from sexual explicitness on the dance stage, but he’s got the artistic goods (and humor) to back it up.
LA-based company Diavolo brought two acrobatic pieces to PIFA 2016.
It’s been a meeting of dancer-choreographer minds, bodies and private worlds of dancer-choreographers Meredith Rainey and Tania Isaac.
“In stand-up when you are in front of that audience, all your senses are completely heightened, you hear and see everything that is going on in the audience…” Xavier says with a laugh “then it’s all nerve.”
Part 2 of Lew Whittington’s series on gay identities in dance
This year’s festival presents over 30 dance events by newcomers and favorites. Dance writer Lew Whittington previews some highlights.
Greek revival structures and riverscape environs inspire an immersive choral-dance work that explores the specific interplay of machinery and nature.
Philly–based Cuban composer Francois Zayas is premiering his yet to be titled ‘musical journey’ for 12- piece orchestra, dancers and vocalists at the Kimmel Center.
Republished by kind permission from The Dance Journal. Philadanco had a roller-coaster winter when the heating system at their company studios blew out to the tune of a $20,000 repair,…
Philly dance fans were ringside for the fights last weekend for ROCCO, an exhibition of choreographic pugilism
New artistic director Angel Corella was able to take full advantage of works by George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon and a premiere from resident choreographer Matthew Neenan, to start to show his retooling of the company.
Some contemporary choreographers prefer not to explain, in concrete terms, what they intend their choreography to mean, but Trajal Harrell is happy not only to talk about his dance works, but also his creative process. In a phone interview from Berlin earlier this month, Harrell delved into the various aspects of his dance-theater opus Antigone Sr. / Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church (L), before its opening as one of the centerpiece shows at 2014 FringeArts.