Berlin-based contemporary dancer Shannon Leypoldt describes her recent improvisatory self practice and some methods she found to get into a state of flow.
Creative Expression through Creative Aging
Magda Kaczmarska, a dancer, researcher, and creative aging teaching artist based in New York City, invites us to consider how we can support interconnectedness and meaningful…
Reclaiming Time and Place
Nikesha Breeze, Miles Tokunow, and MK discuss their piece "Stages of Tectonic Blackness," performed in the Sandia Mountains outside of Albuquerque and in Blackdom, NM, which…
A Study of Surrender
Zaccho Dance Theatre artists Veronica Blair, Ciarra D’Onofrio, Suzanne Gallo, Saharla Vetsch, and Helen Wicks share how their upcoming aerial dance performance of "Love, a…
Developing Disability Dance in South Korea
Young Mook Choi and Nanyoung Sim of Light Sound Friends, an organization in South Korea that supports dancers with disabilities, share their myriad programs that are changing the…
Natalie Nayun, a dancer, teacher, and the founder of Pomegranate Garden Dance, shares more about the dances of Central Asia including Persian, Afghan, Tajik, and Uzbek dance, and how her online platform has increased access to study these dance styles.
Tigress Osborn, a dancer and fat activist currently based in Phoenix, AZ, describes how fat visibility is a key component driving her work.
Jessica Judd and Matilda St. John, co-directors of Big Moves and its performance company emFATic DANCE, discuss how Big Moves has supported and reflected the Bay Area fat community for more than 20 years.
Amy Marie, a dancer and model in the Bay Area, shares her experience forging a path for herself and how she has come against prejudice for being a bigger person as well as for not being big enough.