What does “making it” in dance look like for a decolonizing Indigenous Two-Spirit in the United States? California-based dance artist Snowflake Calvert (Daniel Arizmendi) tries to answer this for herself.
Kayla Banks, a dancer and choreographer in Denver, CO, reflects on her version of “making it” in dance as working in the arts industry and continuing to move forward.
Elyse Fahey, a contemporary dance artist in Albuquerque, NM, describes her realization that seeking joy is her version of “making it” in dance.
For the past eight years, Felicitas has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year, she reflects on her time in Buenos Aires and how it challenged her notion of what it means to be a dancer.
For the past eight years, Alexandra has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year she threw herself into auditions for entertainment jobs before the pandemic hit, and now wonders what her future in dance will be.