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Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK 1.1 Holiday Revue Special

Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK 1.1 Holiday Revue Special

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Photo by Ted Lieverman Between PA Ballet’s The Nutcracker and Walnut Street Theater’s Mary Poppins, there’s no shortage of family-friendly theatrical fare this holiday season.  But if you’re looking for something different—something truly […]

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Zombies and “Dancing Dead” Babies at Swarthmore College

Zombies and “Dancing Dead” Babies at Swarthmore College

By Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal The Swarthmore Project was designed to support new works of dance and to help sustain the role of dance in community dialogue. The college offers its […]

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FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts’ Festival favorite since 1999, Brian Sanders’ JUNK,  presents SUSPENDED on September 5-8, 11-14, 17-20, 2014.  SUSPENDED is a raw, brash, erotic, extreme, electrifying performance that uses physical prowess and strong adult content to create a conflicted state of mind. […]

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Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents Snowball:  A Winter Wonderland Furrytail

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents Snowball: A Winter Wonderland Furrytail

by Kathleen Glynn for The Dance Journal This holiday season Brian Sanders and his company, JUNK, present a fun, family friendly, sing-a-long dance performance on the Harold Prince Theatre’s stage within the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts. Snowball is a […]

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FringeArts Review – Sanders’ lyrical daring in Hush

FringeArts Review – Sanders’ lyrical daring in Hush

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Hanging off aluminum rails at the cavernous 23th St. Armory are billowy curtains and suspended lamps hanging low over mattresses on a huge sheet over the floor with a bed of sand underneath. […]

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FringeArts Profile – Sanders’ dance rhymes & Gunnar’s dance therapy

FringeArts Profile – Sanders’ dance rhymes & Gunnar’s dance therapy

by Lewis Whitington for The Dance Journal Sanders’ dance rhymes Choreographer Brian Sanders makes more than one visual statement with his company JUNK using unique props and costumes crafted from discarded materials.  They can be as whimsical as the kiddie […]

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Brian Sanders Snowball

Brian Sanders Snowball

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Photos by Leah Weber Local choreographer Brian Sanders doesn’t do subtle.  In fact, had post-modern pioneer Yvonne Rainer attended JUNK’s Snowball at Hamilton Hall on Saturday night, she might have reissued her “No […]

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Live Arts Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK

Live Arts Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Photo credit: JJ Tiziou September 15, 2012 Staring up at the huge metal structure that comprises the stage, set and focal point of Brian Sanders’ newest creation, The Gate Reopened, there was a […]

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“Dancing Dead” Previews and Pictures

“Dancing Dead” Previews and Pictures

Opening weekend is always a busy time ’round these parts, but I’m pleased I was able to catch the 2011 Philly Fringe production Dancing Dead from Brian Sanders/JUNK, which has gotten some pretty stellar early notices. The show relies less on aerial work than, say, Urban Scuba, although they still take to the rigging, no […]

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Hanging around, dancing

Hanging around, dancing

APRIL SAUL / Inquirer Staff Photographer Brian Sanders (upright) with dancer and partner John Luna at a rehearsal for the retrospective shows. Luna will perform Sanders’ “The Grid.” Local choreographer and spectacle-creator Brian Sanders will celebrate 18 3/4 years with […]

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