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.
Always Making and Being Made
Brittany Delany, a dance artist in Los Angeles, shares the many ways her life intersects with the performing arts, and how she views her work as always making and being made.
Expanding Who Dances En Pointe
Roberto Vega Ortiz and Theresa Knudson of Ballet22, a ballet company in the Bay Area that seeks to break gender normative traditions, talk about how they hope to change…
The Making It Mindset
Danielle Reddick, a performer in Santa Fe, NM, shares how she found a way to work creatively and sustainably after experiencing burnout from touring in a Broadway production.
Iterations of Being a Dancer
Julia Cost, a dancer, painter, and textile designer in Maui, recounts the various iterations of "making it" she's experienced pursuing dance.
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.