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 representation in the ballet field by presenting mxn en pointe.
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.
Julia Cost, a dancer, painter, and textile designer in Maui, recounts the various iterations of “making it” she’s experienced pursuing dance.
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.
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.