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Dance & Fashion Exhibit at FIT

Today I stopped by the Museum at FIT to check out “Dance & Fashion”, an exhibit that explores the relationship between the two art forms. Nearly 100 dance costumes and dance-inspired fashions are on display, ranging from the 19th century to present … Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio’s “Like Lazarus Did”

Stephen Petronio’s inspiration for his company’s latest work, Like Lazarus Did, performed last week at the Joyce Theater, was a book of American slave songs sent to him by composer Son Lux.  Lazarus’ resurrection became a point of departure for … Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio Company at The Joyce

In a post-performance discussion at The Joyce Theater on Wednesday evening, Stephen Petronio said he hopes that the audience and his dancers feel like they’re getting swept into the tornado that he creates in I Drink the Air Before Me, … Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio Company Celebrates 25 Years

Stephen Petronio didn’t start dancing until he took a contact improvisation class as a sophomore at Hampshire College. He fell in love with dance, studying with Steve Paxton and later joining Trisha Brown’s company as its first male dancer in … Continue reading

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