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Category: Partner Publication – FringeArts

Getting to the Nuts and Bolts of Trisha Brown

Getting to the Nuts and Bolts of Trisha Brown

On April 29, Trisha Brown’s dance legacy was represented by three generations of her dancers in a rehearsal studio on the top floor of the Main Building at Drexel University for In the New Body: Nuts and Bolts. Facilitated by Lisa Kraus, the project director of Trisha Brown: In the New Body (a yearlong festival of…

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ArcheDream for Humankind: Live and in Technicolor

ArcheDream for Humankind: Live and in Technicolor

As a kid there was something truly sublime about a black light. With just the flick of a switch an entire space and everything it contained could be altered. Mundane dressings disappeared in the absence of visible light as new, previously imperceptible shapes and patterns emerged. What was in reality just a dingy warehouse could…

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Effort Creates Fiction: Exploring the works of Luis Garay

Effort Creates Fiction: Exploring the works of Luis Garay

This weekend Colombian born, Argentina based choreographer and director Luis Garay brings Maneries to FringeArts, April 14–16 (tickets/info). A solo created in collaboration with and performed by dancer Florencia Vecino, the dance sees the body as a cipher of linguistic material. Drawing on a catalogue of “gestures, pictures, poses, and sculptures,” Maneries explores the notion of universality…

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Getting to know you: Interview with Gabrielle Revlock

Getting to know you: Interview with Gabrielle Revlock

“I think the intimacy comes from having to be really attuned to each other. I can’t space out or go off on my own. I’m constantly thinking about where he is and what he’s doing and how he might respond. There is an alertness.” This weekend, March 24–26, Gabrielle Revlock brings her new dance work…

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The Bronx Gothic Reading List

The Bronx Gothic Reading List

This weekend the wildly accomplished Brooklyn-based writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili brings her acclaimed show, Bronx Gothic, to FringeArts for what will undoubtedly be a powerful, unflinching performance. Developed through a series of residencies, the show finds Okpokwasili employing storytelling techniques that recall West African griot oral traditions as well as Victorian gothic novels to…

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Breaking Down Breaking

Breaking Down Breaking

Before we begin, let’s remove the word “breakdancing” from our vocabularies. According to practitioners and enthusiasts of the art form, the term is an ignorant one, rooted in the media’s exploitative representation of the style. It is thick with commercial connotations and an air commodification. So, trade breakdancing for “breaking,” “b-boying,” or “b-girling” instead. The…

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Three Dance Performances You Will Want To Catch as Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront

Three Dance Performances You Will Want To Catch as Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront

by FringeArts Communications Intern, Hugh Wilikofsky The post Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront appeared first on Fringe Arts. As we gear up for our first show of 2016, we at FringeArts simply cannot contain our excitement over our […]

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On “Available Light”

On “Available Light”

Perhaps I’m a wee bit emotionally fraught, but I almost cried twice at the beauty of Lucinda Childs‘s Available Light during opening night. The sold-out run closed Saturday, but we have a great interview that Lucinda did with Alisa Regas of Pomegranate Arts, below for your perusal. Whether you saw the piece or not, they…

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Jo Strømgren on “The Doll’s House”

Jo Strømgren on “The Doll’s House”

A while back, Festival information manager extraordinaire Josh McIlvain caught up with Jo Strømgren about A Doll’s House, which opens tonight. Advance tickets for tonight and tomorrow afternoon are sold out, but tix for Saturday night and Sunday afternoon are still available. And hey, it’s at our pretty new(ish) home! Catch up with Jo below,…

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Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project

Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project

“Since the beginning of my career as a choreographer, I have always selected a group of international individuals. I like the idea that everything we have created in dance has come from a cultural exchange.” Experience soul in all of its manifestations: spiritual and musical, abstract and personal. World renown experimental choreographer and improviser, David…

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