Bodies of Text in the Dance Journal

A unique collaboration between Philadelphia’s dance and book arts community Three pairings between local book artists and choreographers explore the unique challenge of how a book can become a dance. Here[begin] Dance                 Ananda Connolly Movement Brigade                 Rebecca Kelly Stone Depot Dance Lab          Judith Robison Three Philadelphia dance companies interpret  handcrafted and unique books, selected from… Read more →

Fresh Juice

Philadelphia Inquirer Published: September 2010 By: Lisa Kraus Mascher Space Co-op’s signature is experimentation. Five dances in their Fringe showcase are true to form. ……………………………………… Illuminated by magenta back light and one bare lightbulb, Zornitsa Stoyanova in Not This Time whips into falls and turns, or tiny sequential crumples and hiccups. The underside of her dark hair is dyed platinum,… Read more →

You Make Me Compete

The A.W.A.R.D. Show! challenges 12 Philly choreographers to outshine their colleagues. by Lauren F. Friedman for City Paper Published: Sep 9, 2009 “Hey, what do you guys think of this blood?” Zornitsa Stoyanova, a Philadelphia-based choreographer who directs the feverishly experimental Here[begin] Dance Co., is soliciting feedback from four already-sweaty dancers for her newest, goriest and most theatrical work to… Read more →

The A.W.A.R.D. Show! – Artist Profile: Zornitsa Stoyanova

Live Arts & Fringe Festival Blog Posted At : July 20, 2009 4:48 PM | Posted By : Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe Related Categories: Live Arts Festival, Zornitsa Stoyanova, The A.W.A.R.D. Show 2009!: Philadelphia, Dance Zornitsa Stoyanova, Philadelphia-based choreographer and founder of Here[begin] dance company, was never really into contests. She had two professional athletes for parents and… Read more →

Map Quest

Zornitsa Stoyanova’s dance theater breaks down the fourth wall. City Paper by Shaun Brady Published: Jun 17, 2008 photo by Michael T. Regan As anyone who’s ever been hopelessly lost can attest, maps can bear a tenuous relationship to the reality they’re supposed to represent. The dancers in choreographer Zornitsa Stoyanova’s first full-length dance theater piece, Point of No Return,… Read more →