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Cathy Elliot on Light Design for Dance

I was recently at an event where two women asked what I do as a dance lighting designer. I fumbled with my usual two- part response, which...

Interview with Constantin Cacourakas

Famed dance photographer Constantin Cacourakas describes his favorite experience as an artist.

What is Dance? by Marcella Pinilla

Dance is when you move to a song like no one is watching. It's a response to sound that is good for you and you express it so....

Carlos Velazquez: What is Dance?

I'm not sure what is dance, I'm sure what movement means to me, but the whole idea of "dance" brings to my mind a lot of mixed...

Andy Shallal: Why Should Government Support the Arts?

"Simply put, arts and culture are the engines that drive business. Without the arts, businesses cannot thrive, neighborhoods decline and our quality of life is greatly diminished."