Emma Elsmo

Ten Tiny Dances, Ten Tremendous Creations

by Emma Elsmo for The Dance Journal They say good things come in small packages, and Mascher Space Cooperative’s presentation of Ten Tiny Dances embodied this sentiment through captivatingly stylized movement in the most unorthodox […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Vervet Dance presents Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis, August 12th

In “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis,” Philadelphia-based Vervet Dance director Loren Groenendaal with New York City-based pianist Melinda Faylor present structured improvisational compositions from the past decade of collaboration along the themes of metamorphosis and change. “Semi-Composed: Metamorphosis” […]

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Homegrown dance, times two

Framed with texts from Kierkegaard and Beckett, Curt Haworth’s acrobatic “Either/Or” featured William Robinson (left) and John Luna. By Merilyn Jackson, For The Inquirer Vince Johnson’s athletic “Drunken Monkey,” about a troupe of warrior monks,… […]