Do You Know? Alicia Langlais

…dancer for years, and she brought Diaspora Dance into the Malonga Center for the Arts. This was a huge step as I was able to join a legacy of amazing,…

Setting Skywatchers’ β€œAt the Table”: Connection, Empowerment, and Art at the Margins

…to apply for this. We had, by that point, this six-years body of work. It’s all about forefronting the voices of residents. And we now have stuff that people want…

Towards and Understanding: Radical Inclusion

…fall, and for a few brief moments explore what surprises there might be for us to encounter and include in what is to come. This article appeared in the November…

Questioning Contact Improvisation

…color?” to, “How is this dance exclusionary?” or “How does this dance space reproduce white supremacy?” Let’s put the focus on white people to better understand how whiteness is produced…

Dancers Taking Time Off

…But at what cost? What happens when the path is unclear? Does walking away make returning impossible? Or is stepping back sometimes necessary to move forward? Granted, for dancers, who…

In Practice: Going Health Nuts

In our usual pre-article email exchange, In Dance editor, Wayne Hazzard wrote to me, “What is healthy these days?” I have a very personal stake in this question, which made…

New Visions in Korean Dance: Kyoungil Ong and Hearan Chung create community and dances that inspire

…in his memory thereafter. Since the unified Chosun Dynasty (1392-1910), the dance has been performed without masks and the sword dance is no longer representative of war. Rather, it is

Bigger, Better, Faster, More: Audience Development Tools for the 21st Century

…individuals, would have a powerful new virtual counterpart floating above it, speeding engagement and improving experiences for all. This article appeared in the September 2010 issue of In Dance. Share:…

Going Gaga: New Movement in the Middle East, Sept 2009

…next to the tennis courts. Karmiel has fewer than 20 hotel rooms and hosts more than 25,000 guests during this amazing weeklong event. Israel boasts tremendous dance audiences. Virtually every…

Proust Questionnaire

…(hula altar). What is your greatest regret? No regrets! How would you like to die? I’ll take whatever comes. What is your current state of mind? Caffeinated. What is your…