Portland-based dancer Jessie Nowak describes her journey letting go of stereotypes and finding her own path in dance after having children.
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.
José Galán, director of Flamenco Inclusivo in Seville, Spain, describes how flamenco as an art form can be expressed by every body, and how he has adapted the flamenco technique for people with disabilities.
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.