Edmond Richardson, a member of the Artistic Ensemble of San Quentin, shares a peek into the ensemble’s creative process and his favorite moment from a recent piece.
Brenda Polo, a butoh dancer and the director of Manusdea Antropología Escénica in Bogotá, Colombia, shares how butoh can address the violence in Colombia, as well as her research linking butoh, neuroscience and somatics.
Tiffany Tjosvold, director of Embrace in Victoria, BC, shares the breadth of Embrace’s programs for kids and adults with and without disabilities, as well as the impact it has had in Victoria’s community.
Nikhita Winkler, founder of Nikhita Winkler Dance Theatre in Windhoek, Namibia, shares how she has applied her training in Europe and the US to develop and amplify the dance scene in her home country.
Bosnian/Swedish/American choreographer/performance artist mersiha messiha reimagines the idea of the body to address larger social issues in the globalized world.