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The Middle of the Alphabet: A Conversation with BodyFields Performance Collective

September 5, 2012 Audrey 0

Briel Driscoll wears her hair parted down the middle, in two small buns behind and below her ears; it’s playful, I think. She shifts on the tufted cushion of a faux-Victorian couch to face Nikki Roberts, co-collaborator of movement group BodyFields Performance Collective whose Experiencing people as really kind of huge is part of this… Read more » […]

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Le Grand Continental: Voices from the Nosebleed Section

August 28, 2012 Audrey 0

On August 7, Le Grand Continental held its first full-participant rehearsal: 150 volunteer performers from the Philadelphia area gathered in Penn’s Class of 1923 Ice Rink to practice for the September 8 and 9 shows at the 2012 Live Arts Festival. Like specters of actual spectators, bikes sat up in the stands and helmets looked… Read more » […]

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Dance And (Healing) The Broken Body

August 9, 2012 Audrey 0

Sarah Jordan has written extensively for national and regional magazines and newspapers. She is also the author of four books and a regular contributor to the Festival Blog. How bad does it have to hurt to keep a dancer off the stage? Often, near catastrophically. Dancers, especially classically trained, continuously battle the limits of their… Read more » […]