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Friday, July 31, 2015

#DigitalFringe by Courtney

“We think of it as adding another layer to the Fringe Festival—a Digital Neighborhood.” The 2015 Fringe Festival is introducing a new component, Digital Fringe, an online platform …

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Disabled like a titanium lollipop: Musician, Model, and Medical Experiment at the 2015 Fringe by Courtney

“Anomie was born at age twenty on an operating table. Surgical experiments saved her life but left her disabled like a titanium lollipop.” Anomie is a musician. Outside of creating music…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project by Courtney

“Since the beginning of my career as a choreographer, I have always selected a group of international individuals. I like the idea that everything we have created in dance has come fro…

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Monday, July 27, 2015

The Making of Slaughter/ette, or Binge Watching Season 18 of the Bachelor by Courtney

The homemaker discards her personal aspirations for her husband’s. The exoticized woman of color is only loved for her otherness. The waitress and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl ooze desperati…

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

UNARMED: Realizing Race and Racism by Courtney

“Before we even get to move, the bodies just existing together in space is getting at American politics.” Bodies reflect history. They carry remnants of slavery, disintegrated yet still …

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ant Hampton talks audience, space, and the experience of the extra by Courtney

“It’s almost like this isn’t really a ‘show,’ more some kind of process. I was thinking of the experiences I’ve had coming into theater during rehearsals, sitting there watching …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jumping Out Of Airplanes: Trey Lyford on theater, life, and upcoming Doll’s House by Courtney

“The movement was precise and beautiful,” Trey Lyford says as he recalls the first time he saw Jo Strømgren’s choreography. Lyford is an actor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is the c…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Mr. Darby Goes to New York: Double Time, All The Time by Courtney

Langston Darby is continuously working. “Double time. All the time,” Darby comments as we recently talked on the phone one afternoon. Born in Laurel, Mississippi, Darby is an actor based…

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Supper, People on the Move: The Physicality of Migration by Courtney

Supper, People on the Move reveals the traces of migration on the body. For the show, choreographer, Silvana Cardell and her dancers have been exploring the layered and physical experien…

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Almanac Presents Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes by Courtney

“We want audiences to be engaged in every moment, but we also want them to feel like anything can happen at any moment.”  What happens when we trust too much? Come see Leaps of …

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Six choreographers’ take on Antonia Z. Brown’s dance by Courtney

“Changing motivations and goals quickly will be a big challenge for me in performing one section and then the next. I also think those shifts will be some of the most interesting parts…

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

You Can See The One, The Other One, & The Many by Courtney

Choreographer Katherine Stark  presents a work-in-progress showing of The One, The Other One, & The Many by her company The Naked Stark on June 3 at 6pm at Mascher Space Cooperative. …

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