Ongoing Projects
  • Dance Exchange will be hosting a free dance history panel on Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m.  Each panelist will be discussing one image that is particularly rich for them and we have a diverse group of choreographers, scholars, and administrators to share their stories.

    dance history to go!

    Dance Exchange will be hosting a free dance history panel on Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m. Each panelist will be discussing one image that is particularly rich for them and we have a diverse group of choreographers, scholars, and administrators to share their stories.

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  • I was thrilled to join the Dance Exchange in my neck of the woods—they were in Milwaukee for the Thr!ve Symposium, a national youth arts education conference at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.  From October 14-16, arts educators, community leaders and funders from across the country gathered to share ideas and find solutions for an endangered youth arts education field facing a difficult economy.

    Dance Exchange Thr!ves

    I was thrilled to join the Dance Exchange in my neck of the woods—they were in Milwaukee for the Thr!ve Symposium, a national youth arts education conference at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center. From October 14-16, arts educators, community leaders and funders from across the country gathered to share ideas and find solutions for an endangered youth arts education field facing a difficult economy.

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  • While at Harvard on a planning residency I went to see <em>The Donkey Show</em> which originally premiered in 1999 and is enjoying a revival at the Oberon, a smaller, nightclub-styled venue of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.).

    audience on-site

    While at Harvard on a planning residency I went to see The Donkey Show which originally premiered in 1999 and is enjoying a revival at the Oberon, a smaller, nightclub-styled venue of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.).

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  • Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post says of the world created in The Matter of Origins that it’s "an intimate universe inhabited by the glorious dancers of [Liz Lerman's] Dance Exchange. Watching them...you sense the awe that brought Lerman to her subject. It's the wonder of humanity itself." One of these glorious dancers who brought us to the edge of our seats during his soulful and intricate solo in Origins is Keith Thompson.

    Meet Keith Thompson

    Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post says of the world created in The Matter of Origins that it’s "an intimate universe inhabited by the glorious dancers of [Liz Lerman's] Dance Exchange. Watching them...you sense the awe that brought Lerman to her subject. It's the wonder of humanity itself." One of these glorious dancers who brought us to the edge of our seats during his soulful and intricate solo in Origins is Keith Thompson.

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  • We spent last week in Augusta, GA performing Cassie Meador’s Drift and Keith Thompson’s Blueprints of Relentless Nature as a part of the Westabou Festival. We also taught master classes, […]

    Augusta, Georgia on my mind

    We spent last week in Augusta, GA performing Cassie Meador’s Drift and Keith Thompson’s Blueprints of Relentless Nature as a part of the Westabou Festival. We also taught master classes, […]

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  • George Jackson called it “a delicious chocolate cake.” Sarah Kaufman said, “the cake was divine.” If you came to see The Matter of Origins and enjoyed Edith’s famed cake, why […]

    Let Them Eat Cake

    George Jackson called it “a delicious chocolate cake.” Sarah Kaufman said, “the cake was divine.” If you came to see The Matter of Origins and enjoyed Edith’s famed cake, why […]

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  • A few weeks ago my husband and I were discussing our dog Riley.  “Why does she always need to be patted?” he asked, quite jovially one morning as they were tussling together on the floor.  And I answered, “That’s how she knows she exists.”

    Existing

    A few weeks ago my husband and I were discussing our dog Riley. “Why does she always need to be patted?” he asked, quite jovially one morning as they were tussling together on the floor. And I answered, “That’s how she knows she exists.”

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  • It's hard to believe the premiere has come and gone already. To say the show was a success does not do it justice.

    A Few of My Favorite Things

    It's hard to believe the premiere has come and gone already. To say the show was a success does not do it justice.

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  • And the University of Maryland’s campus newspaper has an article about it. Check out what The Diamondback is saying about The Matter of Origins: “‘This kind of investment in creation […]

    "The Matter of Origins" Opened Last Night!

    And the University of Maryland’s campus newspaper has an article about it. Check out what The Diamondback is saying about The Matter of Origins: “‘This kind of investment in creation […]

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  • <em>The Matter of Origins</em>, Liz Lerman's work that has been in development over the past three years, opens tomorrow night at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Particle physics and astrophysics, Marie Curie and Edith Warner, the Big Bang and Genesis, Hubble and CERN, tea, cake, questions, answers,... all of the mysteries and curiosities and ponderings of

    It's almost time!

    The Matter of Origins, Liz Lerman's work that has been in development over the past three years, opens tomorrow night at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Particle physics and astrophysics, Marie Curie and Edith Warner, the Big Bang and Genesis, Hubble and CERN, tea, cake, questions, answers,... all of the mysteries and curiosities and ponderings of "how will this all come together?" are about to be answered.

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