Writing by Mira Treatman

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July 25, 2018 in thINKingDANCE 

"Almanac told a story that vilifies a violent man, but the darkness didn’t appear to alienate. Rather, it drew everyone to rally around the heroine, bringing the opening night audience to a resounding standing ovation." Read the article

Photo: Daniel Kontz 

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June 10, 2018 in thINKingDANCE 

"Whereas typical dancers, forgive me, are so snotty. There are three thousand people in the audience and they’re ignoring them, thinking what’s happening up there is enough. I disagree." Read the article

Photo: Ralph Alswang 

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May 17, 2018 in thINKingDANCE 

"While the lack of narrative can be alienating for some audiences, it gives individual dancers crucial opportunities to shine just as themselves, which I find refreshing." Read the article

Photo: Arian Molina Soca

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May 8, 2018 in thINKingDANCE 

"I wonder if knowing dance more implies a relinquishing of past ways of knowing in favor of embracing dance divorced from any previously maintained regimes."  Read the article

Photo (L-R): Erik Carter, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko 

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August 11, 2016 in Curate This 

"Then there’s what in all of this keeps me up at night: my concern over whether or not having a resting bitch body as my neutral stance in fact reinforces stereotypes and the structures that cause cycles of violence and injustice propagated by the hierarchy resting bitch is trying to get away from." Read the article

Photo: Jack Treatman

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August 8, 2016 in Curate This 

"When I look at Lauren Karstens’ photographs, I see two polar-opposite people who choose to build on common ground and to seek that common ground before difference." Read The Article

Photo: Lauren Karstens