Stance on Dance IN PRINT!

Stance on Dance is excited to announce the launch of a twice-a-year print publication featuring several dance writers each issue and covering dance from the perspective of underrepresented voices and access points.

Our Fall/Winter 2022 issue features Snowflake Calvert’s edifying essay on pretendians in dance, Michelle Chaviano’s vulnerable essay about her road to loving her body, Shebana Coelho’s musings and encounters while studying flamenco in Spain, Sarah Groth’s whimsical and other-worldly illustrations, Aiano Nakagawa’s story of overcoming her teenage body image demons, Kathryn Roszak’s profile of Wendy Whelan, Janet Eilber, and Lia Cirio, all women leaders in the dance field, Mary Trunk’s meditative essay on her process making a film about aging in dance, and Nikita Winkler’s profile of traditional Namibian dance artist West Uarije. Also included are interviews Emmaly Wiederholt conducted with Ralph Buck, Head of Dance Studies at the University of Auckland and UNESCO’s first Co-Chair on Dance and Social Inclusion, and Yashoda Thakore, a Kuchipudi dancer and scholar in India whose current research focuses on women temple dancers.

The cover of Stance on Dance's fall issue

Cover art by Sarah Groth

If you donate $25 or more to support dance journalism, you will recieve this current issue and our Spring/Summer 2023 issue. Stance on Dance is a 501c3 and your donation is tax-deductable.

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Stance on Dance sends free copies of our twice-a-year print publication to college dance programs and other dance learning spaces. To date, we have partnered with dance faculty at Antioch University New England, Austin Community College, Bennington College, California State University East Bay, California State University Long Beach, Colorado State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Florida International University, Kent State University, Old Dominion University, Ohio State University, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, Texas Christian University, University of Akron, University of California Irvine, University of Florida, University of New Mexico, University of Richmond, University of San Francisco, University of Silicon Andhra, and  University of Washington. If you work in a dance department or other dance learning spaces and would like to learn more about this program, email