Acclaimed Lisbon-based choreographer Marlene Monteiro Freitas shares the impetus and process behind her newest work, “Bacchae: Prelude to a Purge.”
Broad, Odd and Embodied
Sofia Engelman and Em Papineau, queer dance artists in New England, discuss their histories, processes, and how themes of stamina, support and survival guide their work.
Journaling the Whole Dance Journey
Ballroom dancer Katie Flashner discusses her recently published books – "A Journal for the Whole Dance Journey" and "The Choreography Journal" – and how they might serve as a…
Uplifting Voices through Burlesque and Dance
Jenn Freeman (aka Po’Chop), a Chicago-based performance artist, shares how she found her voice through burlesque and how her recent piece aimed to uplift Black women’s voices.
Dance Express Celebrates 30 Years of Inclusive Dance
Mary Elizabeth Lenahan, director of Dance Express, an inclusive dance company based in Fort Collins, CO, shares how the company has been promoting diverse artistic expression and…
Tired of the usual ballet training at the barre, stuck in a studio all day with only mirrors to look at? Now trending: Ballet Dressage! Train with the horses with the wind at your back!
Bay Area director/choreographer Lenora Lee describes how she created “In the Skin of Her Hands” by gathering interviews with breast cancer survivors and combining them with contemporary and aerial dance.
Hahna Briggs, cofounder of GASP! Dance Collective, which provides inclusive dance for people with and without disabilities in Dunedin, New Zealand, shares how GASP! got started, how it’s organized, and how it might evolve in the future.
Dear readers, I’m getting married this week! And will thus be taking a short pause from Stance on Dance to focus on this wonderful life event.…