It’s time for the dance world to come to terms with its rampant fat-phobia and really mean it when we say, “All bodies can dance.”
Building Fat Community Through Dance
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…
Promoting Acceptance of All Sizes
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…
The Power of Fat Girls Dancing
Cathleen Meredith, founder of FATGIRLSDANCE in New York City, describes how she created a viral dance movement that promotes the visibility of fat dancers everywhere, as well as…
Seeking Body Liberation, Not Body Positivity
KT Kusmaul, founder and director of Body Home Fat Dance in Portland, OR, shares how she built a space for fat dancers to feel safe and welcome, and why she seeks body liberation,…
Pets from around the world come together to compete in the imaginary International Dance with Pets Competition! Will Partita the Pig finally emote theatrically? Will the Swiss turkey team back it all the way up? Tune in!
Carrie Reynolds, a founder and member of Dark Sky Aerial in Flagstaff, AZ, reflects on how “making it” is the process of turning a visionary dream into an evolving reality.
Michaela Knox, director of Spark Dance Program in Maine, reflects on how she has developed healthier ways to evaluate success in teaching and performance.
Kathak dancer/choreographer Charlotte Moraga and sarod musician Alam Khan discuss their upcoming work “Mantram” and how they are innovating within the kathak tradition.