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Fall Events…

Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks have started their Pumpkin Spice Latte wars, so I guess it’s fall, even though the heat makes it feel otherwise… As the season slowly changes, here is some of what’s up next from me and the … Continue reading

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As many of you know, I’ve been working on a project for some time now to create a cooperative framework for nonprofit arts management. This project has the potential to change the way we undertake arts administration, freeing up time … Continue reading

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Now and Then

Now and Then, my new reading series that is part of my Nonlinear Lineage project kicks off Monday, February 24th! The series will feature performance texts (and texts about performance) from the past in conversation with current writings.  Each event includes two writer/readers sharing … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…

I’m presenting audio excerpts from my Nonlinear Lineage project at The Abrons Arts Center as part of the upcoming American Realness Festival, opening January 9th. Find out more here.

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Dance and the Museum … and me

The folks at Movement Research’s Critical Correspondence asked me to post some thoughts on the current trend of presenting dance in the context of museums. You can read what I had to say here. Check out responses from others as well, … Continue reading

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A gentle return

Movement Research’s Critical Correspondence website is featuring some of my writing this month, including this new, short piece, proposing some ideas about performance as influenced by motherhood. As the Fall blows closer, there will be much more to report, but … Continue reading

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Up Next: WestFest

I hope you’ll join me next week for WestFest, a dance festival in the historic Westbeth Artists’ Residence building. I am co-producing this festival, which runs from April 24-28, includes site-specific performances animating multiple spaces within the iconic building as well … Continue reading

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