Members of the Personal Safety for Dance (PSD) International Working Group – Frances Chiaverini, Dr. Steven Karageanes, Karine Rathle, Maggie Morris, and Erin Sanchez – share how they are working to raise awareness and prevent abuse in dance environments.
Tatiana Desardouin, director of Passion Fruit Dance Company in New York City, shares how she uses performance, education, and events to preserve the authenticity of street and club dance culture.
Jhia Jackson and Jocelyn Reyes, two San Francisco Bay Area dance artists, reflect on a series of conversations they organized with seven artists they admire about how each artist adapted to the conditions of the pandemic.
Kyra Newton, founder of Blissful Dance in Calgary, discusses how cultural dance forms like West African, Bhangra, and flamenco could be expanded through accessible pedagogies and digital formats.
Bay Area multidisciplinary artist Eric Kupers discusses the impetus for the Inclusive Performance Festival, how “inclusion” is an ever-expanding term, and why new ways of thinking about performance are more needed than ever.