Articles tagged ‘dancer’

Etienne teaches a Folklife workshop

Sown from Culture, Flourishing in Community

Etienne Cakpo, a dance artist originally from Benin and the director of Gansango Music and Dance Company in Seattle, shares how his classes at the University of Washington have positively affected many of his students and how there is abundant cultural value in learning the dances of Africa.

Felicitas: Dance in Its Simplest Form

For the past eight years, Felicitas has been writing in every year, describing her life in dance. This year, she reflects on her time in Buenos Aires and how it challenged her notion of what it means to be a dancer.

Am I A Professional?

BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT; ILLUSTRATION BY CAMILLE TAFT Am I a professional dancer? The question reads like something out of those “advice for dancers” columns I read in…