Dance is/as Protest

Dance is/as Protest

I believe that dance is the ultimate form of protest, especially in our modern world. In a world that seems to unfold behind screens, dance is conscious physical embodiment. In a world that seems increasingly isolated in spite of our digital access to one another,...
Why We Still Need to Dance – Even If It’s Online

Why We Still Need to Dance – Even If It’s Online

Like author Alice Walker, I believe that “hard times require furious dancing.” I have written, time and time again, that dance has the potential to empower individuals, unite communities, and be a force for good in the world.  But when I first learned that schools and...
Dance Can Be The Answer

Dance Can Be The Answer

As I write this, it is Wednesday, November 9, 2018. The United States wrapped up a contentious and at times even ugly mid-term election cycle yesterday. The impact that these elections will have is yet to be seen, but it is clear today that the nation remains deeply...
Art In Uncertain Times

Art In Uncertain Times

Regardless of your political views, it is clear that we are living in uncertain times. Things are bound to change under this new administration, perhaps drastically, if the events of the past few weeks and months are any indication. The arts, which have a long history...