Laura Holway

Laura Holway makes offbeat dance works and curates Small Art, a living room performance series, in tandem with her husband Ben McGinley. She blogs about art-making and creativity, and is coordinating this summer's Open Field at the Walker Art Center.

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The pros and cons of less traditional spaces

Production

Laura Holway loves a nontraditional performance space, but there are always some trade-offs involved.

Space is the thing

Process

How can a change in space alter the way we watch, make and understand dance?

Best of 2012-2013: The audience comes alive

Criticism

Shadow puppets and sweaty comedians gave Laura Holway a new outlook on audience participation.

The burpy beauty of Open Eye Figure Theatre

Criticism

In one writer's eyes, Open Eye is a "perfect combination of thoughtful exploration, risk-taking, universality and humor."

10 local lessons for making your art work

Vision

Artistic stagnation setting in? One artist finds an endless font of inspiration right in our backyard.

How do we watch modern dance?

Criticism

Chris Schlichting's "Matching Drapes" at Red Eye makes our reviewer ponder the way she watches dance performances.

REVIEW: Hijack and Chris Yon at Outlet Performance Festival

Criticism

Unorthodox dance in an unexpected environment made Jaime Carrera's "Outlet" festival an immersive experience for reviewer Laura Holway.

Blog posts by this author

BLOG: More Mad King Thomas

Posted Jun. 21

After words |

How is Mad King Thomas connected to Judy Blume? Laura Holway explains, with a second perspective on their show. Discuss.

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