Articles from the ‘Viewpoints’ collection

Two men in classical pas de deux pose

Expanding Who Dances En Pointe

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.

Danielle dancing with her face projected on the wall behind her

The Making It Mindset

Danielle Reddick, a performer in Santa Fe, NM, shares how she found a way to work creatively and sustainably after experiencing burnout from touring in a Broadway production.

Headshots and dance photos of Bridge Project leaders

Shifting Toward Models of Equity

Cherie Hill, Hope Mohr, and Karla Quintero, co-directors of The Bridge Project in the Bay Area, talk about their programming and their distributed leadership model, as well as Hope’s recent book reflecting on 10 years of The Bridge Project.