Parvathy Baul, one of the most recognized woman Baul practitioners in the world, describes how Baul functions as both a contemporary and traditional form, and the challenges Baul faces in the modern world.
“My Story is Not Over”
Jimmy Burgess shares his long road of "making it" in dance, from a scholarship to attend Alvin Ailey, to becoming sick with diabetes and being in a coma, to partial leg…
The Seeds Behind “Making It”
Flamenco dance artist and Oberlin College dance professor Alice Blumenfeld reflects on how "making it" in dance is akin to planting seeds in a garden.
Shikataganai: A Message of Hope
Yayoi Kambara, a contemporary choreographer in the Bay Area, discusses her upcoming piece, "Shikataganai," which translates from Japanese to English as “that which cannot be…
There’s No Such Thing As “We Can’t Do Something”
Dance artist Karenne Koo of Tucson, AZ, discusses her involvement with the Mettler-based dance community and the breadth of her outreach work.
Whether you’re a beginner looking to wriggle your toes for the first time or a seasoned dancer hoping to get in a good sweat and boogey, finding the right dance school can be difficult. That’s why we’ve put together this checklist to help you find the school for you!
The Post Natyam Collective – a transnational, web-based coalition comprised of Sandra Chatterjee, Cynthia Ling Lee, and Shyamala Moorty – shares more about their long-distance process, as well as some of the motifs and queries within their work.
After recently being appointed director of the National Dance Institute of New Mexico’s Hiland Theater in Albuquerque, Steven Melendez shares his goals in his new position, as well as how his past uniquely informs his ability to connect to his students, especially those who are underserved.
Subashini Ganesan, founder and director of New Expressive Works – a performing arts venue in Portland, OR, discusses her curatorial philosophy and how she has built an accessible space.