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Shaking Our Ground

“I feel like we have only just begun to understand the breadth of the field of disability in dance.” Silva Laukkanen shares how working on the Discussing Disability in Dance Project has shaped her perspective.

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Stance on Dance’s Journey to Print

Stance on Dance is 10 years old, and to celebrate, we’ve become a 501c3 nonprofit and launched a twice-a-year print publication! Read more about Stance on Dance’s journey and this exciting new chapter!

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Mary Verdi-Fletcher: “Blazing the Trail”

Mary Verdi-Fletcher, the founding artistic director of the Dancing Wheels Company & School in Cleveland, Ohio, shares her experience blazing the trail as one of disability dance artistry’s pioneers.

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Hai Cohen: “I Would Like to See Good Dance, Period”

Hai Cohen, co-manager with Tali Wertheim at Vertigo Power of Balance in Israel, discusses making improvisational and accessible dance spaces in Israel, as well as how he would like to see more good dance in general.

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Nastija Fijolič: “Judge Me as A Dancer, Not as A Wheelchair Dancer”

“I love to compete in para dance even though I know I will not win because I know they will judge me as a dancer, not as a wheelchair dancer.” Slovenian para dancer Nastija Fijolič shares some of her frustrations with aspects of para dance sport but why it is ultimately her home and community.

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