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Bill T. Jones & Susan Rethorst: A Conversation in Five Parts
Post | By Lisa Kraus | August 14, 2013The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has made available videos of a conversation with Susan, Bill T. Jones and Lois Welk.
Feature | By Megan Bridge & Peter Price | April 12, 2013Megan Bridge and Peter Price continue their conversation about Susan Rethorst’s 208 East Broadway.
My Spot in the Studio
Feature | By Anna Drozdowski | March 16, 2013What bubbled up as Behold Bold took shape.
Boards, Geometry, Choreography
Feature | By Gregory Holt | March 16, 2013As 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.
Snapshots of Susan
Post | By Lisa Kraus | February 21, 2013Forty-some years after seeing Susan Rethorst dance for the first time, we share a city again. Here are snapshots from along the way.
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.
Setting aside the ego..."How To Get Started."
Feature | By Peter Price | February 20, 2013Throwing 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.
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."