thINKingDANCE contributing writer

I joined the writing and editing team for thINKingDANCE in fall 2019. I contribute regular pieces to this online dance writing publication, from performance reviews, think pieces, book reviews, and more. 

 

The full list of my writing for tD can be found here: https://thinkingdance.net/articles/author/Christina-Catanese/

Below are a few highlights.

 

“No Shush Zone”: An Inclusive, Sensory-friendly Nutcracker, December 2019. A reflection on the Pennsylvania Ballet's adapted performance of the Nutcracker for viewers with sensory sensitivities like autism.

https://thinkingdance.net/articles/2020/01/09/No-Shush-Zone-An-Inclusive-Sensory-friendly-Nutcracker

Mark Morris’ Life in Dance Lived "Out Loud", December 2019. A review of the legendary choreographer's new memoir.

https://thinkingdance.net/articles/2019/12/09/Mark-Morris-Life-in-Dance-Lived-Out-Loud

The Alignment of Paul Taylor’s Celestial Bodies, January 2020. A performance review of the late choreographer's company's performance in Philadelphia. https://thinkingdance.net/articles/2020/01/29/The-Alignment-of-Paul-Taylors-Celestial-Bodies

From the Home Studio: Lessons from Gaga Online in a Global Crisis, April 2020. A reflection on taking dance classes (in the Gaga movement style developed by Ohad Naharin) at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://thinkingdance.net/articles/2020/04/03/From-the-Home-Studio-Lessons-from-Gaga-Online-in-a-Global-Crisis