Monique Jenkinson, Joe Luttwak and Colm McNally, all artists in the Bay Area, discuss the topic of The Ethics Of Production: Thoughts on The Political Economy of Performance Materials, part of the series Tabled by Chlo & Co Dance.
Colorado-based dance artist Allison Blakeney describes the impetus behind Excessive Realness, an annual queer-normative dance intensive geared toward LGBTQIA+ people.
Alice Blumenfeld questions if it is appropriate to apply Western terminologies toward cultural dance forms, like flamenco’s soleá, and makes the case for a more culturally sensitive approach to comparing dance forms.
Gabrielle Thomas, a choreographer at Atamira Dance Company in New Zealand, discusses how her choreography draws upon her Māori worldview and how motherhood and living in a small town inform her process.
Maaka Pepene, a Māori dance artist in Aotearoa/New Zealand, describes how his background on the streets and in the military inform his values and choreographic approach.