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Category: Partner Publication – FringeArts

Athlete/Aesthete: A look at the costume design in Portrait of Myself As My Father

Athlete/Aesthete: A look at the costume design in Portrait of Myself As My Father

In portrait of myself as my father, choreographer Nora Chipaumire stakes out space in the male dominated arena of sport—and fashion. In an interview with FringeArts, Chipaumire speaks about sapology as an aesthetic influence on her work. Sapology is a Congolese fashion trend which gained popularity in the 1960s-1980s. Adherents of Sapology, called sapeurs, repurpose European dandyism…

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Pandæmonium’s Desert Recollections

Pandæmonium’s Desert Recollections

Earlier this summer the devisers of Pandæmonium ventured out into the Mojave desert to build a drive-in movie screen, stage a version of the choreography, and collect footage for the live performance. They’ve kindly shared some photos from this endeavor with us as well as some brief recollections of the experience. Consider it a sneak peek of some…

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Fringe at 20 Profile: Nichole Canuso

Fringe at 20 Profile: Nichole Canuso

Above photo:  Nichole Canuso and Dito Van Reigersberg in TAKES (photo by Lars Jan)   Name: Nichole Canuso Type of Artist: Choreographer/Performer Companies: Headlong, Moxie, Pig Iron, Nichole Canuso Dance Company List of Fringe shows I’ve participated in: As Choreographer/Performer: 1997 – Bored on a Sunday 1998 – Enter Night 1999 – Nichole Canuso’s Dance Shorts 2000 – InnerState Thirteen 2005 – We Spar…

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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 4

Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 4

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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Fringe at 20 Profile: Sam Tower

Fringe at 20 Profile: Sam Tower

Name: Sam Tower Type of Artist: Director, Creator, Producer Company: Sam Tower + Ensemble List of Fringe shows I’ve participated in: Bailout!, Off-Color Theatre, 2009 – Actor Precipice, 2010 – Director, Creator All Places from Here, 2011 – Director, Creator 27, New Paradise Laboratories, 2012 – Assistant Director The Adults, New Paradise Laboratories, 2014 – Assistant Director 901 Nowhere Street,…

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Fringe at 20 Profile: Lauren Rile Smith of Tangle Movement Arts

Fringe at 20 Profile: Lauren Rile Smith of Tangle Movement Arts

Name: Lauren Rile Smith Type of Artist: Trapeze artist and circus-theater producer Company: Tangle Movement Arts List of Fringe shows I’ve participated in: Ampersand, Tangle Movement Arts, 2011 – Producer/Performer You Don’t Say, Tangle Movement Arts, 2012 – Producer/Performer Break/Drift/Resist, Tangle Movement Arts, 2013 – Producer/Performer Loop, Tangle Movement Arts, 2014 – Producer/Performer The Girl’s Guide to Neighborly…

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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 3

Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 3

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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A CITIZEN Reading List, provided by Reggie Wilson

A CITIZEN Reading List, provided by Reggie Wilson

Reggie Wilson creates choreography drawing from the spiritual and mundane traditions of Africa and its Diaspora. His company, Fist and Heel Performance Group—described on it’s website as “Not your mama’s post-modern dance company”—derives its name from practices of enslaved Africans in the Americas who reinvented their spiritual traditions into a deep, soulful art form dismissed…

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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 2

Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 2

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 1

Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 1

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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