The privileged male dancer

The privileged male dancer is everywhere in the dance world. The privileged male dancer is made possible thanks to the unprivileged female dancer, and the non-existent gender non-binary dancer. The privileged male dancer can start dancing in his 20s and go on to have a long-lasting successful dance career, unparalleled by his female colleagues. He […]

Maria Hassabi – PLASTIC

I watched this piece at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) almost a year ago, which makes it rather bizarre that I am publishing a post about it now. There seems to be a constant fear in dance that we need to capture as much as we can before it fleets away: we need photos, […]

Juliana May: Adult Documentary

This one is probably the trickiest one to write because Juliana is the only choreographer at American Realness Festival whom I know personally. I also happen to have studied with her extensively last summer at American Dance Festival and she also happens to be one of my favorite people in the world. I am saying this not […]

Mx. Oops/ Wendell Cooper: Carrying Capacity

This is probably the weirdest experience I have had throughout the whole festival. I am saying this not because the piece itself is weird but because it resembles my latest piece Interbeing too much. I have been joking with my friends that Carrying Capacity is the black version of Interbeing but frankly it has never been a joke (in fact, there […]