COVERAGE OF THE BLANKET & OUR OPENING SEASON
how pittsburgh quietly became a cultural capital
"...many of the most exciting recent developments, like The Blanket, are grassroots movements started by local artists..."
Departures Magazine includes The Blanket in the October 2017 Arts Issue exploring Pittsburgh's active cultural renaissance.
WHAT IT'S LIKE TO DANCE LUCINDA CHILDS TO A CHORUS OF DUCKS AND CAR TRAFFIC
Karen Dacko for Dance Magazine talks to dancers from The Blanket about their experience dancing seminal work in a non-traditional environment.
VOICE OF THE ARTS PODCAST: LUCINDA CHILDS
WQED: JIM CUNNINGHAM
"Dance superstar Lucinda Childs joins the new Blanket Dance Company to present three free performances...Matt Pardo and Caitlin Scranton, the Co Directors and Founders of the company, stopped by to share the plans. Lucinda recalls her work in the premiere of Philip Glass' "Einstein on the Beach" and her own dance company and post modern classics with architect Frank Gehry, John Cage and Merce Cunningham as well as her dance collaborations with the premiere of John Adams' "Dr. Atomic" and many others."
Review: The Blanket Mesmerizes in Debut at Point State Park
"It was undeniably a virtuoso performance..."
PREVIeW: 'It's truly pittsburgh': Incline and bridges are backdrop for the blanket's free debut performances
Read Sarah Bauknecht's preview of Lucinda Childs: The Early Works and learn more about what The Blanket is doing for the dance community.