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Dancing Dreams: Pina Bausch On Film

A new documentary featuring the work of Pina Bausch is slowly starting to trickle onto screens in the US. A sensation at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival, in Dancing Dreams Bausch selects 40 teenagers who had never even heard of her to be part of the ...more

artists   May 29, 2010 • Views:14357 • Comments: 0


Anna Halprin Documentary: Breath Made Visible

For the last seven decades, Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer, has redefined our notions of modern art by exploring one question in her work: What is important in life? The search for that answer has ushered in such revolutionary experimentati...more

artists   May 10, 2010 • Views:4977 • Comments: 0


On Screen Now: Radiant Child Jean-Michel Basquiat

In theaters now: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child.  Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Basquiat over twenty years ago, this definitive documentary chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of the young...more

artists   Aug 3, 2010 • Views:2337 • Comments: 0


Most Valuable Players:The Super Bowl of High School Musicals

It's a week of the performing arts on film.  Can't get enough of the love, betrayal, politics, and drama of dance?  Then keep an eye out for Most Valuable Players, which is making it's rounds in limited release.  From the film's websit...more

artists   Aug 23, 2010 • Views:3626 • Comments: 0


Behind the Scenes: Troika Ranch's loopdiver

PBS recently premiered a short documentary that features contemporary dance company Troika Ranch and chronicles the creation of their recent work, loopdiver.  Troika Ranch was co-founded by choregorapher Dawn Stoppiello and composer/media a...more

artists   technology   Aug 12, 2011 • Views:5854 • Comments: 0


YouTube Gems: The Herstory of Riot Grrrl Documentary

From the Dangerous Minds blog:  As an introduction to a brief but important music movement, or even just a simple nostalgia piece for people who were around at the time, Kerri Koch’s 2006 documentary Don’t Need You: The Herst...more

artists   Dec 20, 2011 • Views:3589 • Comments: 0


This Is Not A Film

Renowned Iranian director, Jafar Panahi, received a 6-year prison sentence and a 20-year ban from filmmaking and conducting interviews with foreign press due to his open support of the opposition party in Iran's 2009 election. In this documentary, wh...more

artists   Mar 6, 2012 • Views:2251 • Comments: 0


Featured Artist: Dan Hurlin & PUPPET Documentary

The emergence of accessible and high definition video online has been opening up the work of performance-based artists to new audiences, i.e. OntheBoards.tv, Pina, TED. A recent entry to the theater-on-camera field is this wonderful documentary direc...more

artists   Apr 18, 2012 • Views:4726 • Comments: 0


Theater Lab & Social Service Organization Partner

 "D.C. area homeless women to tell ‘Life Stories’ in Kennedy Center performance" The Washington Post by Katherine Boyle April 29, 2012 "Can art save a life? I think we’re finding that it can save lives...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   education   May 1, 2012 • Views:9261 • Comments: 0