Thoughts on allyship and building paths – to studios, to social safety nets, and to justice – from Stance on Dance’s editor Emmaly Wiederholt.
“Dancing to Tell the World That Our Lives Matter”
Chicago footworker MurdaMommy describes what she's doing to help her community get through the pandemic and protests by hosting online dance competitions and classes.
Charlene Curtiss: “They’re Missing the Best Part”
"Integrated dance has finally risen to the level where we can start being critical about it." Seattle-based dance artist Charlene Curtiss reflects on her career and the evolution…
Bill Shannon: “Dance is Space, Time, Light, and The Human Condition”
"Dance is space, light, time and the human condition." Interdisciplinary artist Bill Shannon discusses art-making and disability as part of the Discussing Disability in Dance…
Sidiki Conde: “Dance Is About Happiness”
"Happiness comes from the movement in dance, and everybody can move." West African dancer/drummer Sidiki Conde shares his story as part of the Discussing Disability in Dance…
Monique Jenkinson, Joe Luttwak and Colm McNally, all artists in the Bay Area, discuss the topic of The Ethics Of Production: Thoughts on The Political Economy of Performance Materials, part of the series Tabled by Chlo & Co Dance.
Colorado-based dance artist Allison Blakeney describes the impetus behind Excessive Realness, an annual queer-normative dance intensive geared toward LGBTQIA+ people.
Alice Blumenfeld questions if it is appropriate to apply Western terminologies toward cultural dance forms, like flamenco’s soleá, and makes the case for a more culturally sensitive approach to comparing dance forms.
Gabrielle Thomas, a choreographer at Atamira Dance Company in New Zealand, discusses how her choreography draws upon her Māori worldview and how motherhood and living in a small town inform her process.