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    Dance Belts Through the Decades

    BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT; ILLUSTRATIONS BY MAGGIE STACK For the past five years, Stance on Dance has served the greater dance community by exposing the secret world of dance belts.…

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    Defining Indigenous Contemporary Dance, One Step at a Time

    An Interview with Rulan Tangen BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT Rulan Tangen is the artistic director and founder of Dancing Earth, an indigenous intertribal dance ensemble based out of New…

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    Making Dance Where You Find It

    PODCAST BY SILVA LAUKKANEN In this episode of the DanceCast, Silva Laukkanen speaks to her third site-specific dance artist, Stephan Koplowitz, who has been producing site…

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    I Remember the Dirt the Most

    BY TANYA WINTERS; PHOTOS BY PAT BARRETT Tanya Winters is a dancer based in Austin, TX, who took part in a residency this past January alongside collaborator Silva Laukkanen at…

    So Many Moves

    BY KATHARINE HAWTHORNE; PHOTOS BY BEN HERSH Tomoko Suzuki is at the peak of her dancing career. She performs as a featured soloist at the National…

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    PiƱata Solo

    Happy National Poetry Month from Stance on Dance! BY LIZ BOUBION; ILLUSTRATION BY CAMILLE TAFT In the beginning, I am a beet red baby born in…