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Amanda Acorn / Photo by Talia Shipman
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

Two Local Voices on a Double Bill

By Robert Kingsbury

Local and emerging artists-in-residence Andrea Spaziani and Amanda Acorn share a program during the Dancemakers MiniFest on June 13 in the Distillery District.

Alicia Grant, Andrea Spaziani and Julia Male in Spaziani's Rafters / Photo courtesy of Spaziani
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

A Feast of a MiniFest

By Victoria McKenzie

I’ve been craving spice lately. A lil’ paprika, a lil’ tamarind, a lil’ Dancemakers MiniFest.

Thom Gill and Fan Wu / Image from video by Francesca Chudnoff
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

“It’s all to get me to a different place.”

By Fabien Maltais-Bayda, Victoria McKenzie

While scrawling notes in mid-performance darkness, I sometimes cling to words.

Syrus Marcus Ware / Image by Francesca Chudnoff
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

Flowchart: Incidental Continuity

By Robert Kingsbury, Fabien Maltais-Bayda

Incidental continuity … The exploratory permissiveness of the program’s multidisciplinary approach uniquely opens the possibility for accidents of cohesion.

AndreaSpazian in This Desiring Pony / Photo by Alejandro Fargosonini
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

Per for wo man it I v i t y: Intimacy-through-distance

By Robert Kingsbury

This Desiring Pony, a solo rooted in feminist methodology, calls upon internalized patriarchal modes of oppression existing both in the body of a female dance artist and in the dialectic between performer and audience.

Andrea Spaziani in her own work This Desiring Pony / Photo by Alejandro Fargosonini
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

The Incantation of This Desiring Pony

By Victoria McKenzie

“Where have you been?” was the question projected on the upstage screen when we walked into the space.

Andrea Spaziani in This Desiring Pony / Photo by Alejandro Fargosonini
 
Dance WiRe (Writers in Residence)

This Desiring Pony

By Fabien Maltais-Bayda

The alter ego of Dancemakers Local Artist in Residence Andrea Spaziani, Schpando is also the performer of the upcoming work This Desiring Pony.

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