Book Review: Defining Radical Bodies

…it seems more historically accurate to note the many prominent artists around her who motivated social change through the arts, but who have not received widespread acclaim or exhibitions. The…

95 WORDS FOR ANNA HALPRIN

…more dancers Makers making for making’s sake But not quite enough for Anna. Now. I’ve known Queens + divas + dragons but none like Queen Anna. Now, Anna… Anna, Now….

Secondary Scores in Improvisations: Opening up the Space with Improvisation as Performance

…what is not the score, along with the choices and hesitations that are ever present in the performance space, have now become my fascination, my frustration, and what fuels my…

In Practice: Reconstructing Reconstruction with Chris Evans

…people who are not allowed to express anger are not allowed to be fully human members of a community. The only emotion available for them/us to express is grief or…

Colleen Mulvihill: June 9, 1952 – March 2, 2019

…Deane (Dino), was there to support her passing and reflected that “I was blessed to have shared a life-journey with this amazing woman for 38 years and as we all…

Keep the Reels Rolling; Why the Bay Area Should Fight to Keep Dance/Screen

…any avant-garde film, they challenge existing conventions, and “often do not draw any specific conclusions. The structure of a beginning, middle and end is not considered necessary.” Films she has…

Kathak and Flamenco Traditions Explored

not just the journey of a dance, but an artist’s trajectory. Das will be 70 years in November and is still at his peak as an artist. Brought to the…

Director’s Note, Oct 2009

…to a place that fulfills a textural, sensual, even aural fantasy and that is pleasurable, and sometimes not. Beneath fibers of silk, cotton or poly-blend spandex, in any conceivable hue…

The Ties That Bind: Eight Years of CHIME

…the same books. Jenkins feels strongly that this is a program about the craft of making and thinking about work, not about grants, funders, board of directors, etc., and therefore…

The First Steps: Luna Dance Institute

…20th century. Its most important tenet is that an infant needs to develop a relationship with at least one primary caregiver for social and emotional development to occur normally. Share:…