By Merilyn Jackson For The Dance Journal The FringeArts curated dance seems to be going for quality over quantity with some big ticket choreographers this year: Pennsylvania Ballet p 47 FringeArts 140 N. Columbus Blvd. 9/5-7 What I Learned […]Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "Merilyn Jackson"
by Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal The Art of Falling, A novel by Kathryn Craft, Pub Date, January, 2014 Sourcebooks, Inc., 353 pp, $14.99 Have you heard the one about the anorexic dancer who fell off a balcony and […]Read more ›
by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Merilyn Jackson has been writing regularly on dance for The Philadelphia Inquirer since 1996 and prior to that on dance, theater, food, travel and Eastern European and Latin American fiction in many publications. […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal If you’ve ever been to a MiRo Mash-Up, you know that the deal is a weeklong workshop between a local band, a guest artist and the five-member dance group, which then shows what […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER “Ties that Bind,” seen at the Painted Bride over the weekend, exemplified, through the choreography of three Philadelphia dance makers, just how this dance community creatively pools its resources. The first two works, by […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer Philadelphia’s dancers have built a community that’s the envy of other cities around the country. A Washington City Paper article last month cited Headlong Dance Theater as a ringleader, quoting one of its founders, […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer The Earth goddess of Philadelphia dance, Joan Myers Brown, hurled a thunderbolt of a program at the near-capacity audience in the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater Friday evening – but instead of running for cover, the […]Read more ›