Casey Maliszewski on Leaving Dance

"The dancer identity has many layers. Some are positive (graceful, strong, beautiful), some negative (poor, insecure, dumb.)"

Interview with David Pleasant

"But one of my most extraordinary experiences as an artist, and I carry it with me still, was on Igbo Landing in St. Simon’s Island, Georgia, where I went to do research on Gullah culture. And I went to meditate, but I went to this particular site, which is off Dunbar Creek, and it’s a place where, the place where a great group of Igbo people had jumped off a slave ship, to avoid being made slaves."

A College Degree: What is it Good For? by Gesel Mason

Choreographer, Dancer, and Teacher Gesel Mason considers the purpose of a college dance degree for aspiring dancers - learning to master Fear.

Local History: Jan Tievsky on Glen Echo Dance

The founder of dance at Glen Echo discusses the dance scene in Washington in the 1970s and 1980s, and how she worked with the Park Service to create one of the first major local public dance institutions.

Jonathan Meyer on Khecari

"Our popular culture, and even our art, is increasingly spoon-feed to us...The upsetting of expectation is too often obvious, creating too immediately its own expectations.."

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