Four dancers bunched together smile into a mirror and take a selfie.

Erin: Processing a Transition

Erin has been checking in every year for 10 years, sharing where dance has taken her each year. This year brings newfound passions for lighting design, video editing, and choreography, as well as the affirmation to create her own artistic path.

One shimmering human is held aloft by six others, legs straight and sharp, arm wearily reaching toward light, all wearing sequin costumes of gold, silver, black, blue, and purple.

Democratizing Dance

Pioneer Winter, choreographer and artistic director of Pioneer Winter Collective, an intergenerational, queer, and physically integrated company based in Miami, Florida, shares his belief that dance should not be exclusionary.