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Getting In A Tangle: Meredith Rosenthal Goes In the Forest

September 7, 2018 Christopher Munden 0

A Fringe Festival favorite since 2011, Tangle Movement Arts is a contemporary circus arts company whose performances mix traditional circus like trapeze and acrobatics with dance, theater, and live music to tell multidimensional stories. Tangle’s work reflects individuals of diverse identities, with an emphasis on queer and female experiences, and is devised collaboratively by its…

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Poetry in the Air: Tangle Movement Arts brings Life Lines to the Fringe

July 26, 2017 Isa 0

In their seventh consecutive Fringe Festival show, Tangle Movement Arts uses the poetry of aerial dance and acrobatics to express stories of loss. The show is Life Lines, and it blends together circus arts, theater, and live music.  Philadelphia-born Lauren Rile Smith is one of the producers of the show and founders of the company. “Life…

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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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Tangle Movement Arts: Storytelling Flying High

October 8, 2015 Gregory King 0

photo credit – Lee Thompson by Michael Ermilio by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for the Dance Journal The Philadelphia Fringe festival is known for its multiplicity in arts presentation. From […]

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Tangle Movement Arts brings new circus arts show to Christ Church

March 31, 2014 Josh 0

“I love the chance to have a dozen women perform on stage together, with different body types, gender presentations, and personal styles, and illuminate their individual stories and their interactions.” Circus arts has taken root in Philadelphia over the past several years, with a number of artists and companies opening up creative approaches that push… Read more » […]

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Social Acrobatics Turn Physical in Tangle Movement Arts’s Break/Drift/Resist

September 4, 2013 Maya 0

Experience the throes of social acrobatics as interpreted by a the close-knit band of intensely physical artists of at at the intersection of dance, theater, music, and circus arts, as Tangle Movement Arts returns to 2013 Fringe Festival with Break/Drift/Resist. Tangle Movement Arts transcribes transcribes the diverse challenges posed by everyday engagements into a dense… Read more » […]

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