Gender in Dance Leadership by Heather Risley

Commissioned by Bourgeon, Heather Risley reports on Dance USA's national survey of Gender in Dance Leadership, exploring local expressions and influences on this national trend.

The DC Cowboys by Kevin Platte

The founder and Artistic Director of the D.C. Cowboys writes about his work with the company, their mission, and their plans.

Exotic Dance by Judith Hanna

Dr. Judith Hanna asserts that being a stripper is no more damaging than being any other type of theatrical dancer.

Al Miner on His Self as Subject and Object

"My work is confessional...My self portraits beg for viewers to examine them, and in turn me, as closely as I do myself."

Local Work (or not so local) by Jessica Hirst

"One of my least favorite cultural institutions here is the Auto Hotel. Auto Hotels are designed expressly for covert sexual encounters, and they’re everywhere. When you drive into an auto-hotel an attendant waves you toward a very tight enclosed parking space."