Bianca Starr, owner of Bianca Lily Ballet in Albuquerque, NM, shares how she creates an inviting and accessible environment for adults who are beginning ballet.
Bonnie Eissner profiles New York based choreographer Morgan McEwen, artistic director of MorDance, about her new ballets that explore the ecological consequences of mass consumption and the silencing of women.
Roberto Vega Ortiz and Theresa Knudson of Ballet22, a ballet company in the Bay Area that seeks to break gender normative traditions, talk about how they hope to change representation in the ballet field by presenting mxn en pointe.
Marika Brussel, a contemporary ballet choreographer based in the Bay Area, describes her upcoming dance film that explores mythological women whose struggles speak to what many women face today.
For the past eight years, Sydney has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year she performed the lead in Giselle, finished her dance degree, and began auditioning for companies before managing disappointment and resiliently training at home once the pandemic hit.