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Bill T. Jones & Susan Rethorst: A Conversation in Five Parts

Post | By Lisa Kraus | August 14, 2013

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has made available videos of a conversation with Susan, Bill T. Jones and Lois Welk.

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Outside In

Feature | By Megan Bridge & Peter Price | April 12, 2013

Megan Bridge and Peter Price continue their conversation about Susan Rethorst’s 208 East Broadway.

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My Spot in the Studio

My Spot in the Studio

Feature | By Anna Drozdowski | March 16, 2013

What bubbled up as Behold Bold took shape.

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Boards, Geometry, Choreography

Boards, Geometry, Choreography

Feature | By Gregory Holt | March 16, 2013

As part of the Day of Dance we played with an interactive installation Boards, where long wooden planks disrupt a projection of a still figure aimed at a flat wall.

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Snapshots of Susan

Post | By Lisa Kraus | February 21, 2013

Forty-some years after seeing Susan Rethorst dance for the first time, we share a city again. Here are snapshots from along the way.

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Video: Behold Bold Sam Dog at a party

Video: Behold Bold Sam Dog at a party

Post | By Gabrielle Revlock | February 20, 2013

Gabrielle Revlock, one of the dancers in Susan Rethorst's Philadelphia premiere of Behold Bold Sam Dog, practices a section of the dance at a party in Brooklyn.

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Setting aside the ego..."How To Get Started."

Feature | By Peter Price | February 20, 2013

Throwing out what he had intended to present, Cage collaborated with Skywalker’s sound engineers in a kind of structured improvisation. First he ordered ten topics randomly. Then he extemporized on the first topic while the engineers recorded his voice. Turning to the second topic, the recording of the first was played back and this mix of two voices was recorded, to be played back with Cage’s third extemporization and so forth resulting by the final topic in a polyphony of ten voices on ten topics.

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The Self Zooms Through: Susan Rethorst’s Art & the Body’s Mind

Feature | By Claudia La Rocco | February 18, 2013

The thinking body: you see it in every moment of a Susan Rethorst dance. It’s astounding, really: how the smallest glance or gesture can come so laden with aliveness—with knowledge that can only be accessed in the body, and which exists prior to conceptual "invention."

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