Tag Archives: dance

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Center Field: Art in the Middle

The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti

Center Field: Art in the Middle

The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti

Caroline Picard interviews experimental dancer, choreographer, and writer Simone Forti, who recently held a two-day workshop at Northwestern University entitled “Thinking with the Body.”

Calley Skalnik and Félix Paquet in Orpheus Becomes Eurydice. Photo by Don Lee. Courtesy of The Banff Centre.

Representing Gender for Ballet’s Next Generation

Representing Gender for Ballet’s Next Generation

Ballet is perhaps the most gendered of all art forms. Male and female dancers are trained differently from an early age and are expected to emerge in the profession with …

Jaimie Warren, Matt Roche, and the Urban Youth Theater Ensemble perform "An Abominable Thawt" (2015) at Abrons Arts Center, New York, 2015. Production still from the ART21 New York Close Up film Welcome to Whoop Dee Doo! (with Matt Roche & Jaimie Warren Too). © ART21, Inc. 2015.

ART21 New York Close Up

Welcome to Whoop Dee Doo! (with Matt Roche & Jaimie Warren Too)

ART21 New York Close Up

Welcome to Whoop Dee Doo! (with Matt Roche & Jaimie Warren Too)

In a new “New York Close Up” film, artists Jaimie Warren and Matt Roche produce a one-day-only performance of their variety show, Whoop Dee Doo, at Abrons Arts Center.

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Season 7 Preview: Joan Jonas

Season 7 Preview: Joan Jonas

In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, Joan Jonas conducts a rehearsal for a reconfigured version of her early performance work, Mirror Piece I (1969).

University of Michigan (clockwise, from top) dancers Riley O'Donnell, Kula Batangan, Lauren Morris, Penelope Koulos, and Ashley Manci (center).

Autophagy: translating science through artistic expression

Autophagy: translating science through artistic expression

Guest contributor Laurel Thomas Gnagey looks at an art/science collaboration explaining a complex cellular function called autophagy.

Petronio and Antoni, "Honey Baby," 2013.

ART21 Exclusive

Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio Blur Lines

ART21 Exclusive

Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio Blur Lines

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Janine Antoni and choreographer Stephen Petronio discuss their collaborative process.

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Gimme Shelter: Performance Now

Gimme Shelter | Talking with Sarah Michelson about “Devotion Study #1” at the Whitney Biennial

Gimme Shelter: Performance Now

Gimme Shelter | Talking with Sarah Michelson about “Devotion Study #1” at the Whitney Biennial

Sarah Michelson discusses the ideas and concepts leading her to create Devotion Study #1, a dance developed specifically for the Whitney Biennial.