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A New Book To Help Artists Live Better, Smarter

A New Book To Help Artists Live Better, Smarter

“I wrote the book that I wanted to read. This is the book I wish someone had given me twenty years ago.” Are you an artist in Philadelphia, thinking, How the hell does this work? There’s a new book in town for artists to help get themselves to live a more fruitful artistic life and career and it’s FREE… Read more »

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Putting the Value on the Art of Performing Arts

Putting the Value on the Art of Performing Arts

It is time to start placing more value on the “art” part of performing arts. When it comes to dance and theater and all the multidisciplinary performance hybrids, the support for performing arts organizations and artists, of all sizes, pales in comparison to the type of funding that art museums, for example, obtain. Art museums,… Read more »

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Remix Festival: Dance Reimagined

Remix Festival: Dance Reimagined

What happens when you combine Philadelphia choreographers with dance makers from across the country, give them less than 10 hours to remix and recreate each other’s works, and ask them to show their creations? We’re about to find out. The Remix Festival, curated by Annie Wilson and Susan Rethorst, is inspired by Susan’s choreographic technique… Read more »

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The Dance Apocalypse: Gabrielle and Nicole do whatever it takes

The Dance Apocalypse: Gabrielle and Nicole do whatever it takes

On Monday, April 7 at 7pm, Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler will unleash The Dance Apocalypse at FringeArts. Part of the FringeArts Scratch Night series, it’s a free show! (But you need to RSVP.) They describe it as “a genre-defying creative collaboration about two female artists in a spectacle-driven world” and a “heart wrenching end-of-the-world… Read more »

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Tangle Movement Arts brings new circus arts show to Christ Church

Tangle Movement Arts brings new circus arts show to Christ Church

“I love the chance to have a dozen women perform on stage together, with different body types, gender presentations, and personal styles, and illuminate their individual stories and their interactions.” Circus arts has taken root in Philadelphia over the past several years, with a number of artists and companies opening up creative approaches that push… Read more »

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Interpretation is Fluid: Interview with choreographer Tere O’Connor

Interpretation is Fluid: Interview with choreographer Tere O’Connor

“I use moving as a method to ruminate and allow thoughts to interweave with each other as I dance. “ Tere O’Connor brings his new work BLEED to FringeArts March 27–29. As so much of his work takes form through the process in which he works—as opposed to working towards a pre-conceived idea of  its… Read more »

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Doing The Invert: Tangle Movement Arts Brings Their Style Of Circus To The Rotunda

Doing The Invert: Tangle Movement Arts Brings Their Style Of Circus To The Rotunda

“I discovered a radical potential in circus arts to challenge our assumptions about relationships, gender, and what bodies can do.” Tangle Movement Arts has been creating a distinctive brand of circus-dance-theater for the past few years now, and from May 16 to 18, they will be taking over The Sanctuary at the Rotunda with their… Read more »

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FringeArts – Jumpstart Rejects Live At Mascher

FringeArts – Jumpstart Rejects Live At Mascher

What’s better than black market performing arts? Ben Grinberg and Mascher Space Co-op have put together their own performing arts showcase of performers and creators who were not chosen for the official Jumpstart here at FringeArts (Monday May 13 and Tuesday May 14 at 7pm at the Painted Bride).  What a fantastic idea! As FringeArts… Read more »

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