by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Tangle Movement Arts offered a rich, multi-layered and textured performance with In The Forest at the Rotunda in West Philadelphia as part of the FringeArts Festival. I have […]
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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Each path tells a story. Tangle Movement Arts’ acrobats and 360-degree sculptural set surround you at In the Forest, an immersive circus-theater show where threads guide travelers into new worlds. Choose your view and explore […]
by Elizabeth Whelan for The Dance Journal | photo by Mike Ermilio Tangle Movement Arts swung into action this past Wednesday in Old City, Philadelphia at the Christ Church Neighborhood House, taking the audience along for […]
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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Tangle Movement Arts presents Points of Light, a new compilation of aerial dance from Philadelphia’s innovative circus-theater artists. Weaving stories of hope, hard-won balance, and unexpected connection with live performances on trapeze and aerial silks, […]
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…
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 […]
“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 » […]
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 » […]