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.View More No Words for Arielle Pina’s NO INTRODUCTION or A White Viewer’s Guide to Reacting to NO INTRODUCTION
Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based, internationally renowned, always-beyond-imaginable performance company brings TORUK-The First Flight to the Wells Fargo Center March 8-12, 2017View More Taking Flight with Cirque du Soliel
The first complete calendar year of Phindie’s existence is almost at a close. This year Phindie published almost 500 pieces on local theater, dance, and other arts. We look back at the articles which you liked the most in 2014. Here are the top ten in various categories.View More Phindie in 2014: The most-read articles of the past year
The support for performing arts organizations and artists, of all sizes, pales in comparison to the type of funding that art museums obtain. It is time to start placing more value on the “art” part of performing arts.View More Putting the value on the art of performing art
Annie Wilson is a local dancer-choreographer-performer-art maker type who has been making her presence known these past several years since graduation from the University of…View More Annie’s Got a Brand New Bag: See It at the Philly Fringe
IS it just a little strange that in a festival with a theme of Paris 1910–20, few of the shows and none of the literature seem to mention that there was a little war going onView More World War What? Did PIFA forget a little something in its celebration of Paris 1910-20?
In the not distant past, I was watching a dance performance, which I was enjoying, and I couldn’t help thinking—if this dance company was caught…View More Dance and Music Rights, or When Were You Planning To Pay For That Music, Friend?
How often have you heard that performing arts are dying, that we’re a niche market, that you can never make a living off of it,…View More Lessons from Newt Gingrich: or how we in the theatre and dance communities can stop acting like losers and learn to make the nation love us
I want to talk about shows in theatre and dance that deal with the audience head on. In other words, works that acknowledge the existence…View More Meta is Dead. Long Live Meta.
Yeah, so it seems a shitload of people spent the night in Philadelphia in 2010. According to an Inquirer article/industry press release from Feb 19, “Philadelphia filled…View More Did you see that thing about how last year Philly hotels had more guests than ever before?
My dance vocabulary is limited, so please forgive me as I redefine terms for my own benefit. When I say conceptual dance, I am referring…View More Conceptual Dance and Star Power
Cliff Lee made an appearance at the Philadelphia Auto Show, and it was the top story on the evening news. (Since this is a performing…View More Can we get Cliff Lee to a play?