Safety Release Technique by Camerin Allgood McKinnon

Camerin Allgood McKinnon explains some of the roots and process of the modern dance technique "Safety Release".

David Koteen on Caught Falling

David Koteen writes about the 10 year process of creating the book Caught Falling, including excerpts from the book documenting the development of the dance form Contact Improvisation.

The Magnetic Fields

"I'm an aspiring storyteller, I guess. But I've realized more and more that you don't have to have very many ingredients to imply that there's a story, without actually telling it."

State of the Art: Middle Eastern Dance by Lori Clark

"Middle Eastern dance schools play upon harem-mother-goddess fantasies of adult students. One has to give credit for business savvy, but what is being sacrificed in terms of art and ethics? In a bid to take over the local market, unskilled student dancers have been sent out on behalf of the studio to perform for fees that are either shockingly below the going rate or, which is worse, free."

The Dance of Isadora Duncan by Valerie Durham

Valerie Durham describes essential aspects of the Isador Duncan technique, including historical concerns relating to the study of the technique.