• Liz Duran Boubion photo by Yvonne Portra HORIZ

    The Credibility and Accessibility of Professional Dance

    LIZ DURAN BOUBION is the artistic director of Piñata Dance Collective and co-director of ¡FLACC! Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers. Here, she reflects on…

  • Christian Burns PRO

    The Many Meanings of ‘Professional’

    CHRISTIAN BURNS – a dancer, teacher and choreographer in the San Francisco Bay Area and founder of burnsWORK – muses on what professionalism means, the permutability of…

  • Emi PRO

    The Camino of Pursuing Dance

    LA EMI is a flamenco dancer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She shares her view of flamenco as a camino, a path, rather than a destination at professionalism. Her responses are part of a…

  • Madison Page Pro 1 HORIZ

    Challenging Dance’s Status Quo

    MADISON PAGE, a self-described dancer movement person in Portland, Oregon, dissects not only the term “professional” with regards to dance, but what dance is and how our…