Articles from the ‘Interviews’ 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.

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.

Lauren Cox and Sarah Crowell

Elevating Stories and Spaces

Dance artists Sarah Crowell and Lauren Cox share their involvement in the upcoming production of “SPACES: Oakland” and how they seek to elevate the people of Oakland and their stories through movement, ritual, and community.