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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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El Gran Continental

July 12, 2012 0

200 Philadelphians will come together at the 2012 Live Arts Festival to dance in Le Grand Continental. Can they top Mexico City’s El Gran Continental performance from 2011? Only time will tell. And you’ll be there for sure, right? Of course you will—it’s free! Le Grand Continental runs Saturday, September 8 at 4:00 pm and… Read more » […]

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Headlong’s DESIRE Arrives In May: A Quick Chat With Andrew Simonet

April 5, 2012 0

Headlong Dance Theater returns to the stage this May with a new show, DESIRE, directed by K. Elizabeth Stevens, and performed and co-conceived by Headlong co-directors Amy Smith, Andrew Simonet, and David Brick. The piece will be at the Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, one of my favorite places, May 4 and 5 at 8pm […] […]

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Mouving Together

September 17, 2011 0

Bowerbird and Live Arts are two peas in an experimental pod; both organizations are interested in intriguing work, and working together, help develop each other’s audiences while exposing those audiences to new pieces at the same time. For the 2011 Live Arts Festival, we’ve joined forces to present Xavier Le Roy’s More Mouvements für Lachenmann, […] […]

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Preview: "The Radio Show"

July 14, 2011 0

The Bessie Award-winning dance The Radio Show, which explores the effects on individuals and communities when their traditional modes of communication are disrupted, rolls in to Philly for the last weekend of the 2011 Live Arts Festival. Peep… […]

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8 Redux: Meet Eun Jung Choi

September 11, 2010 0

All summer, we’ve been profiling the amazing Philadelphia choreographers whose work the 2010 Live Arts Festival is showcasing in 8: eight choreographers/eight new works, and we’re revisiting those profiles this week. Tonight and tomorrow nigh… […]

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Troubles With Awesome: Meg Foley and "8"

September 5, 2010 0

Meg Foley uses many techniques when conceiving dances: storyboarding, visualization, real-time improvising, even blocking movement on graph paper.

“Match vs. Match married these things,” Meg says about the dance she’s performing on Tuesday a… […]

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