Articles from the ‘DanceCast’ collection

Three dancers on a white stage

Experimenting with the Experimental

Finnish artist/theater director Teemu Mäki and Finnish dance artist Maija Nurmio share the impetus behind their collaborative work “Éliane,” which is based on the compositions of the French composer Éliane Radique, and wrestle with the purpose of experimental art.

Art as a Tool for Access and Transformation

Kat Rampackova, a dance artist based in Barcelona, shares her journey finding herself as a freelancer, how she co-founded Priestor Súčasného Tanca for contemporary dance in her native Slovakia, and the impetus behind her recent piece “Mirage” with the Finnish dance company Kaaos.

Kadar Khristan in his wheelchair sideways

Dance as Integration

Kadar Khristan, a dancer/performer and the vice president of DanceAbility Finland, reflects on the therapeutic and social benefits of dance, and how performing boosted his confidence as both a person with a disability and as an immigrant.

Two dancers sitting on a wheelchair

“We Can Invent Anything”

Tali Wertheim and Hai Cohen, artistic directors of Vertigo Power of Balance, an Israeli based inclusive dance company, share their story and how they have worked to spread contact improvisation and inclusive dance.