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24 04, 2020

Rebuilding Confidence

2020-04-25T13:02:50+00:00

I’ve struggled with confidence throughout my dancing career. And the thing is, when you don’t have confidence, people will easily tear you down. When you’re unsure of yourself, it’s hard to convince others to put faith in you, which can [...]

Rebuilding Confidence2020-04-25T13:02:50+00:00
26 03, 2020

Time to Pause

2020-04-24T14:36:33+00:00

For those of us who don’t want to jump on the online train… As studios and dancers immediately adjusted to our world shifting online, I took a step back. I am teaching my college courses online, but instead of keeping [...]

Time to Pause2020-04-24T14:36:33+00:00
23 05, 2019

Mini No-Manifesto

2019-05-24T12:31:56+00:00

No to compartmentalization. No to unsustainability. No to quick, meaningless ways of working.   No to compartmentalization: In the past semester—as I planned a symposium, worked on a performance piece, started plans for a performance series in Cleveland, taught and [...]

Mini No-Manifesto2019-05-24T12:31:56+00:00
19 06, 2018

We’re not being taken seriously; maybe it’s our own fault…

2018-06-19T17:10:33+00:00

  I often find myself frustrated by flamenco dance being treated as secondary, or just “lesser” than ballet and contemporary dance, as something not to be taken seriously. I think there are many reasons for that, some deeply rooted in [...]

We’re not being taken seriously; maybe it’s our own fault…2018-06-19T17:10:33+00:00