“In a culture that is so terrified of the awkward, the messy, emotional honesty, sickness and ultimately death, how can we honestly measure success?” asks Austin-based performance artist Lauren Tietz.
Madelyn Biven, a dance artist based in Hawai’i, reflects on the duality she experienced pursuing dance in the continental US while simultaneously longing for her home on the islands. She shares how she navigated and found peace within that divide.
London-based dance artist Shannon Oleson shares how conversations on decolonization and transferable skills within the dance curriculum arose while doing her MFA research.
London-based dance artist Shannon Oleson shares her MFA research looking at creative dexterity in higher education.
Portland-based dancer Jessie Nowak describes her journey letting go of stereotypes and finding her own path in dance after having children.