Dance Artists’ National Collective, a united group of dancers advocating for safe, equitable, and sustainable working conditions for dancers in the US, shares how their initiatives work to create more transparency and equity in the dance field.
A Ballet Dancer’s Journey to Loving Herself
Michelle Chaviano, a ballet dancer with Ballet North Texas, reflects on her harrowing journey with body dysmorphia and disordered eating as a young student at English National…
Encounters with Flamenco in Spain
Shebana Coelho, a writer and performer currently studying flamenco in Spain, reflects with her colleagues and classmates on what it means to encounter flamenco as an art form and…
The Movement of Memory
Mary Trunk, a filmmaker and dance artist in Altadena, CA, shares the process of creating her film, "Muscle Memory," which explores aging in dance by reuniting with her college…
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Paul Dennis, a dancer, choreographer, regisseur, and the Chair of the Dance Department at Hunter College in NYC, shares how his personal dance history led him to his work preserving the legacies of many of modern dance’s greatest choreographers.
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.