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.
New York City-based movement educator Rachel McCaulsky describes how she ended up teaching dance across multiple schools to students with disabilities, and how that led to a passion for writing dance curriculum and developing creative assessment tools.
New York-based dance educator Sandi Stratton-Gonzalez describes her experience working for 20 years at the first fully inclusive public school in the country, and how it led to her later efforts to represent dance educators and advocate for students with disabilities.
Nadia Adame, a dancer and actor based in Vancouver, Canada, describes her experience pursuing dance and theater as a person with a disability, and how both fields are slowly shifting toward better inclusion.
For the past nine years, Alexandra has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year brought a big career change and a reckoning with her identity as a dancer.