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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Battery Dance Festival+: Canadian Voices in Dance by Clare Cioffero

In August 2020, Battery Dance shifted its annual Battery Dance Festival to a virtual format. The Festival is a storied free public dance festival commanding a large audience each year. Shift…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Unchartered Territory: Dancers in Isolation, the Eryc Taylor Dance Company by Clare Cioffero

In five years, in ten years, in twenty, we will remember what it felt like to live through the pandemic shutdown? Of course, we will remember the main facts: the sounds of unceasing ambulanc…

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

Isolation to Creation: Guggenheim Works Process, Parts 2-4 by Clare Cioffero

These artists are passionate and insightful, yet the dancers and musicians are not acclimated to speaking their minds to audiences. What emerges is a raw and thoughtful narrative with a sens…

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

“UnRavelled” – A New Play by Jake Broder by Clare Cioffero

The thing about UnRavelled is that it’s one of those plays that even a week after seeing it random moments from the play continue to knock at the corners of my brain while I’m focused on…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Works Process at The Guggenheim: Isolation to Creation Docuseries by Clare Cioffero

Midway through the first episode of Isolation to Creation, a docuseries produced as part of this year’s Guggenheim series Works & Process, a dancer interviewed in the early days of the…

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Hybrid Vigor: Frankenthaler and Ravel, Part of the “Hearing Color, Seeing Time” Series by Clare Cioffero

To the right of the piano, hung on the far wall of the space, was the ravishing 103 x 172.5 inch acrylic on canvas. The Frankenthaler abstract painting dominated the space with a wash of und…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Interview: Em Weinstein Discusses “SOLDIERGIRLS” by Clare Cioffero

For theater, I like to give myself constraints. So for this, the constraint was that I wanted to write this for two people, partially because I love 2-person plays. There aren't enough of th…

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

“M(O)ther”, Boston Experimental Theatre by Clare Cioffero

Seven darkly lit Zoom screens containing seven performers whose faces were obscured by elaborate, creepily stunning masks. Round robin they state, “LOOK at me. Look AT me. Look at ME” in…

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre