Jonathan Carrington, Executive Director of Dissonance Dance Theater, writes about the problems of white teachers bringing traditionally white dance forms to minority communities.
My family never identified as Creole. We always identified as Black. Creole was an integral aspect of our lives, but we embraced it as a way of life; we didn't identify as it. As I create this work my thoughts are circling around my Creole ties and notions of bloodlines and legacy.
A few years ago I was asked by a non-profit organization to dance Isadora Duncan's Marseillaise at one of their events. The problem was that The Marseillaise is a lost choreography! There are no pictures or video from performance.
Most of the time when I’m making music I’m holding mallets or sticks. My first instrument was my older brother John’s drum set. When I was about ten...
Cheryl Palonis Adams explains Laban Movement Analysis so that you can understand it, and aren't bored.