Articles from the ‘Essays’ collection

Erin: This Time Feels New

For the past eight years, Erin has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year, she shares how the pandemic is new and scary terrain, and how she is thankful for the time to invest in a different way of being.

Sydney: Highs, Lows and Unexpected Blows

For the past eight years, Sydney has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year she performed the lead in Giselle, finished her dance degree, and began auditioning for companies before managing disappointment and resiliently training at home once the pandemic hit.

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Shaking Our Ground

“I feel like we have only just begun to understand the breadth of the field of disability in dance.” Silva Laukkanen shares how working on the Discussing Disability in Dance Project has shaped her perspective.