Sharing Balance in Contact Improvisation by Ken Manheimer

Dancer and dance teacher Ken Manheimer shares his thoughts and understanding about the dance technique Contact Improvisation

The Music/The Spirit/The Dance: Eggun Speak by Dane Figueroa Edidi

In a cabaret I am myself. There is the dangerous expectation of success of a joke, a note, or a dance, and the reality that you are naked before the audience, and have given them the right to judge the inner most parts of your being.

Sex and Sexuality in and out of Dance by Robert Bettmann

To the degree that we as artists prepare the audience to see the world in stereotypes, we perpetuate a society that only knows how to know through separation. Whose identity is it anyway – ours or the audiences? Whose character is it anyway?

Musings on Tundra by Mare Hieronimus

I am trying to make sense out of the intersection of literature/narrative and dance. In the creation of Tundra, I started with a series of questions. What is it to be a woman in the world, alone?

Progress Report by Sharna Fabiano

My creative process is first and foremost about listening. On one level, it is listening to myself. On another level, it is listening for a match between what I feel compelled or inspired to say, and what I see in the world around me.