We talk about dance as an art form when it is created, taught and explored in a non-traditional environment with non-traditional doers.
“It Comes Down to Loving Movement”
Text by Emmaly Wiederholt
In this episode of DanceCast, Silva interviews Ginger Lane, a Chicago based dancer, teacher and
choreographer. Ginger shares how the themes of dance and disability activism have come together in
her career, specifically through her involvement with Access Living and MOMENTA Dance Company. She
discusses the struggle that physically integrated dance faces in being seen as a legitimate art form, the
slow progress in the US as compared to Europe, and the difficulty building repertoire in physically
Interview with Sally Davison; The Language of the Body is the Oldest Language.
Interview with Aaron Wheeler-Kay; Access is Good for Everybody
Dance Applied to Real Life; Interview with Margot Greenlee
Interview with Connie Vandarakis: Experiencing the Democracy of Dance
Interview with Jana Meszaros; Promoting Freedom and Equality
Interview with India Harville: Exploring Her Own Access and Excellence
Maylis was visiting me here in the US after dancing and studying with Axis Dance Co in their annual summer intensive. While we were finishing our lunch we chatted about her work and future plans. Maylis shared her visions for her next choreographies and where she is currently with her own work. Thank you Maylis for being so open and willing to share.
Choreography for An Arm and A Half; Interview with Julie Crothers.
Interview with Gretchen Pick
Rethinking Assistive Technologies