The documentary If the Dancer Dances follows the Stephen Petronio Company as they put their own spin on one of Cunningham’s most celebrated works.
PHILADELPHIA — Ally, an exhibition at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, is a collaboration between artist Janine Antoni, choreographer Stephen Petronio, and movement artist and activist Anna Halprin.
Robert Rauschenberg worked with dancers?
There are hurdles to cross before getting to the rewards of Alan Shields: In Motion, in its last week at the Parrish Art Museum, and even then some may be eluded; those found, however, are sweet and sustaining.
Stephen Petronio has been a creative force in the dance world for nearly 30 years. The most compelling aspect of Petronio’s career, and most intriguing for me, is his desire to collaborate, inviting composers, musicians, and visual artists to take on an idea and expand it within and beyond the dance. For his current season at the Joyce, Petronio offers “Like Lazarus Did,” and with it heavy ideas of reincarnation and resurrection.