Michelle Chaviano, a ballet dancer with Ballet North Texas, reflects on her harrowing journey with body dysmorphia and disordered eating as a young student at English National Ballet School.
Shebana Coelho, a writer and performer currently studying flamenco in Spain, reflects with her colleagues and classmates on what it means to encounter flamenco as an art form and way of life.
Mary Trunk, a filmmaker and dance artist in Altadena, CA, shares the process of creating her film, “Muscle Memory,” which explores aging in dance by reuniting with her college dance friends from UC Santa Cruz.
Sydney has been checking in every year for 10 years, sharing where dance has taken her each year. This year she continued to dance with Avant Chamber Ballet and relished in the personal struggles and triumphs of becoming a professional.
Felicitas has been checking in every year for 10 years, sharing where dance has taken her each year. This year she fully took the leap into being an independent freelance artist in the Bay Area.