Cut to 1969, the Summer of Love and Woodstock.
Well, almost. This Philadelphia dance company offers a modern homage to
Woodstock or — according to the program notes — what the people listening to
the concert might have been doing in the fields during those three days that
defined an era.
It’s a brave journey, changing genders —
not to mention one that most of us perhaps have never imagined and will never
experience. Rebecca Kling shares and bares all in her solo show, Something Something New Vagina.
Ever heard of freelance dancing?
Independent ballet dancers Joseph Gatti and Adiarys Almeida — formerly
of the Cincinnati Ballet — stepped out as free agents this past July,
following five years of contracts with some illustrious international
Pilobolus Dance Theatre has never been a
typical dance company. From its origins at Dartmouth College in 1971,
its nonconformity and evolution are in its DNA and have enabled the
company to flourish where it will — much like the sun-loving fungus
after which it’s named.