Joe Landini, founder and current director of operations at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts in San Francisco, CA, shares what his ride has been like running SAFEhouse in its various iterations over the years and how it intersects with his own choreography and creative endeavors.
Dr. Lucky, a performance studies scholar at New York University and an acclaimed burlesque artist, shares what neo-burlesque is, why it’s important to study burlesque academically, and how her burlesque shows have moved with her from NYC to sunny New Mexico.
Kularts director Alleluia Panis, composer Joshua Icban, and dancer Jonathan Mercado discuss their upcoming production, Nursing These Wounds, a site-specific dance performance investigating the impact of colonization on Pilipinx health and caregiving through the lens of Pilipinx nurses’ history.
Soyinka Rahim, a Grassroots Spiritual Practitioner and the founder of BIBOLOVE in Oakland, CA, shares how her dance history informs her work as a spiritual facilitator.
Dominic Moore-Dunson, a choreographer in Akron, OH, explores in his current work “inCOPnegro” how he will one day talk with his young son about police violence toward the Black community.