Articles from the ‘Viewpoints’ collection

Gestures of Erasure

Alice Blumenfeld questions if it is appropriate to apply Western terminologies toward cultural dance forms, like flamenco’s soleá, and makes the case for a more culturally sensitive approach to comparing dance forms.

The Spiritual Work of Dancing

Gabrielle Thomas, a choreographer at Atamira Dance Company in New Zealand, discusses how her choreography draws upon her Māori worldview and how motherhood and living in a small town inform her process.

An Ad Hoc Hub for Digital Dance

Katherine Disenhof is the woman behind Dancing Alone Together, a website for virtual classes, performances and creative prompts being offered during the coronavirus pandemic. She shares how the website has grown and what she foresees is the future of digital dance.