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Destruction, Renewal, and Creation: A Conversation with Tania Isaac

April 24, 2017 David Pagliarulo 0

Once called a “one-woman powerhouse of dance fusion”, Tania Isaac is bringing her fresh solo movement drama crazy beautiful to Fringe for the first time. We were lucky enough to sit down with her and have a quick conversation about her work and her process. FringeArts: What made you think up the title crazy beautiful? Do you remember…

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FringeArts announces programming for Spring 2017

March 22, 2017 Press Release 0

DANCE HIGHLIGHTS Choreographer and director Faye Driscoll shares the second installment of her Thank You For Coming series, exploring human relationship and the limitations of language. Tania Isaac brings her arresting solo movement drama crazy […]

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All or Sans Everything?

February 1, 2017 hallie 0

Lightning Rod Special is no stranger to innovation – their most recent work Underground Railroad Game just wrapped a wildly successful stint in New York after two sold-out runs here in Philadelphia.  Founding company members Alice Yorke and Scott Sheppard were kind enough to sit down to chat about the genesis of their new world premiere,  Sans Everything…

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Annie and the Bastard

November 30, 2016 hallie 0

Annie Wilson (and her Bastard persona) were kind enough to answer a few questions about the origins and inspiration for At Home with the Humorless Bastard.  Enjoy her (their) responses below!   FA:  Do you remember where you were when you came up with the title, At home with the Humorless Bastard? Was there a particular…

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

September 15, 2016 Hannah S 0

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

September 13, 2016 hugh 0

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

September 9, 2016 hugh 0

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

September 8, 2016 hugh 0

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

September 8, 2016 hugh 0

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

September 6, 2016 hugh 0

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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