Questions of Practice: Simon Dove of the Crossing the Line Festival

Simon Dove, co-curator of the Crossing the Line Festival. Filmed at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on March 7, 2013.

Crossing the Line Festival co-curator Simon Dove encourages artists to dance in unusual places. Why? Out of necessity, he says. During his visit to the Center in 2013, we asked him to elaborate.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Ralph B. Peña is a playwright, actor, and the artistic director of Ma-Yi Theater Company, a New York-based theater group that develops and produces new Asian-American plays.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Founded in 2013 by Michał Zadara, Centrala is a theater company based in Warsaw, Poland.

Grants & Grantees
Grants & Grantees

Tristin Lowe is an installation artist and a 1995 Pew Fellow.

Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Twelfth Night, at the Abrons Art Center through February 23, has received a glowing review from the New York Times.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Susanna Sloat is a writer, editor, and arts consultant in New York City who has written about a diverse range of dance.

Grants & Grantees

New Paradise Laboratories is an experimental performance ensemble that explores radical means to bend conventional ideas of theater.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Mariam Ghani is a multi-media artist, writer, and filmmaker.

Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Center-funded School for Advanced Performance Training was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Janet Wong became rehearsal director of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company in 1996 and associate artistic director in 2006.

Questions of Practice

For the conclusion of Act I of our Push Me, Pull You series, we posed some remaining questions about (co-)authorship to Gordon, the 2011–13 Visiting Artist at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society will hold a panel discussion exploring the effect that accumulated knowledge and experience has on artistic creation.