8 Life Skills Learned Through Dance

8 Life Skills Learned Through Dance

As dancers, we know that what we’ve learned in the studio goes far beyond the steps and choreography.  We know from our own experience that dance can be transformative; that it helps us grow not only as movers and artists, but as individuals and citizens. We...
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...
At times like these, Why Dance?

At times like these, Why Dance?

For a little while now I’ve been questioning why I do what I do for a living. The doubt is actually a huge part of the reason I haven’t been writing much lately. I’ve been doing a lot of reflection, but not the kind that is easy (or pleasant) to put...