Dance

Coverage of dance, movement, and related performance art in Philadelphia.

[NYC] Dance in Sketch: CORBEAUX (Bouchra Ouizguen at the Crossing The Line Festival)

The Brooklyn Museum welcomed its visitors to sit in on a chanting, mantra-like performance. The woman covered up delegates a cultural observance, respect, and worship. In the Brooklyn Museum, the…

ONION DANCES (Talia Mason): 2017 Fringe review

Talia Mason’s DANCES is a one-woman dance / narrative piece about her Jewish heritage

MUJERES (Evalina Carbonell and Annielille Gavino): 2017 Fringe review

Carbonell + Gavino give powerful and genuine explorations of motherhood.

17C (Big Dance Theater): 2017 Fringe review

Big Dance Theater has built a reputation of articulate and speculative work, pairing theater and dance to dissect both historical and contemporary ideals. 17c is comical and stark, and the…

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac): 2017 Fringe review

A beautiful spectacle, full of humor, sadness, joy and handstands

Venus: Asya Zlatina and Sybil Geddes and planetary paper towels. Sketch by Aaron Krolikowski thesketchbookreporter.com.

Fringe in Sketch: STORM (Asya Zlatina and Dancers)

Asya Zlatina and Dancers flesh out Gustav Holst’s powerful Planets Suite

STORM (Asya Zlatina and Dancers): 2017 Fringe review

Asya Zlatina’s new work STORM is sophisticated and well-done.

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac Dance Circus Theatre): 2017 Fringe review

Four seafarers embark on a voyage of escapism and mutual self-discovery, expressed through breathtakingly impressive acrobatics

INTERIOR (Leah Stein Dance Company): 2017 Fringe review

Every aspect, element, sound, and movement feels meaningful and intentional

KINK HAÜS (Gunnar Montana): 2017 Fringe review

Willkommen to Gunnar Montana’s fabulous nightclub show!

LIFE LINES (Tangle Movement Arts): 2017 Fringe review

LIFE LINES reveals another color of Tangle Movement Arts: the darker and melancholy side of human-beings.

Fringe in Sketch: LIFE LINES (Tangle Movement Arts)

The aerial performers in Tangle Movements Arts are moving in many different ways to push the envelope.

Dance in Sketch: i.d. by Movemakers Philly

I joined Vince Johnson’s House dance class last week at the recommendation of Lily Kind

brett mapp fringe

What Is Hardcore Fringer Brett Mapp Seeing This Year

Brett Mapp is seeing 35 Fringe shows in 20 days. His itinerary makes a good starting point for considering your own schedule.

Fringe in Sketch: Previewing MUJERES by Gavino + Carbonell

On August 26, I attended the IN THE HOUSE Performance Art Party for 2017 Fringe show MUJERES.

Fringe in Sketch: Previewing STORM by Asya Zlatina and Dancers

Phindie can vouch for Asya Zlatina’s STORM because we were lucky enough to sit in on a rehearsal for the emotion-capturing piece.

24 Picks for the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

What to see at the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

No Words for Arielle Pina’s NO INTRODUCTION or A White Viewer’s Guide to Reacting to NO INTRODUCTION

Arielle Pina doesn’t have words for it. She can talk about colorism , but there’s not a way to neatly explain how it has affected her.

Rare Opportunity to Take Gaga Workshop and Classes

A three-day Gaga Workshop, which includes a class and repertoire, open to professional dancers and dance students ages 16-and-older, is coming to the Performance Garage

Summer Series 2017 (BalletX): The beauty of human movement

The viewer is left with an uplifting feeling and sense of togetherness