Brooke is smiling against a colorfully painted wall.

Finding and Sharing Wellness after Leaving the Industry

Brooke Emory, a former professional backup dancer, fitness consultant, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur based in San Diego, CA, explains how her experience of mental and physical health challenges caused by the dance industry led her to found BeYou Movement, an inclusive global wellness community.

Four dancers move about on a red and silver lit stage covered with many props.

Scores for Improvising with Ancestors

Kevin O’Connor, a multidisciplinary artist whose work is rooted in collaboration, improvisation, community-engaged arts, somatics, ecology, and queer art practices, writes an ode to his “dancestor” Billy and makes suggestions for scores to improvise with one’s ancestors.

A mom and her grown son stand crossed arms next to each other and smile at the camera.

A Chance to Dance

Mary Elizabeth Lenahan chronicles the story of former dancer Adelaide Vienneau, who danced with Dance Theatre of Harlem, and her son Preston, who is on the autism spectrum and dances with Dance Express in Fort Collins, CO.