Move over, Swan Lake! There’s a new ballet in town this Ides of March only!
Promoting Fat and Body Outsider Dance
California-based choreographer Megan Briceno discusses how the intolerance she faced as a fat dancer led her to form Shapes and Shades Dance Company, as well as why she is…
Drag as an Inclusive Space
Bay Area-based drag performer SNJV shares his involvement with the Inclusive Performance Festival and how his drag is an amalgamation of his cultural experience.
Quantifying Psychological Wellbeing in Dance
Dr. Moitree Banerjee, Dr. Lucie Clements, Kathleen McGuire Gaines, and Erin Sanchez discuss why it is essential to research and quantify psychological wellbeing in dance and how…
Bringing the Private into the Public
Maine-based Sara Juli discusses how she brings taboo topics into the realm of performance through creating introspective autobiographical solos.
San Francisco-based visual artist Liz Brent-Maldonado describes her process creating original illustrations of each dancer interviewed for the Discussing Disability in Dance Book Project.
“One of things I appreciate about hip hop is that it is inherently inclusive.” Luca Patuelli shares how he created ILL-Abilities, an international breakdance crew comprised of seven dancers with different disabilities from around the world.
“My entire art practice now is centered on survival.” Portland based anti-virtuoso movement artist Erik Ferguson discusses how he has found more access and freedom in fringe dance spaces.
“I can’t be reduced to one thing, like being abled or disabled.” New Zealand based dance artist Suzanne Cowan shares her view of how the body is part of a rich ecology and how disability fits into this larger vision.