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?

Making Maps for an Unknowable but Improvable Present by Karey Kessler

by Karey Kessler I am incredibly fortunate to have an art studio I can escape to—especially during these pandemic days when my...

Finding Space for the Metropolitan Areas Youth by Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes, the Director of Joy of Motion's Education program, discusses her joys and challenges in creating a meaningful opportunities for young dancers in D.C.

Creating the Temporary by Laurel Lukaszewski

My recent work has been influenced considerably by the concept “ichi-go ichi-e” (一期一会), originally from the tea ceremony, meaning “one lifetime, one meeting” or “once in a lifetime.”

Kelly Mayfield on “Perspective/Shift”

A year ago I realized I wasn’t doing what I set out to do. I wasn’t performing, choreographing, or teaching. I was doing some of those things, some of the time, but none were fully realized.