How to Easily Avoid Overcrowding Dances

I, like everyone else, have my preferred genre(s) of dance to perform, create, and view. I say this to recognize the fact that there were works in this show that I simply did not like, although this is valid, I also found myself walking away frustrated that choreographers seem to be missing the point of KEEPING IT SIMPLE.

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Creating Dance and Working in the Face of Burnout

Let me tell you a bit about my recent experience with burnout. I will be bluntly honest and say that I am currently struggling with finding the creative energy to burst into the studio beaming about my newest ideas, amazing musical choices, and challenging steps, since all of these things seem to be evading me at the moment.

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Body Image and Eating Concerns in the Dance Industry

I was recently sitting over a heaping pile of pasta speaking to my boyfriend about the dance industry. He was asking me to explain more about the pressure to be extremely skinny. I told him the following story:

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