Why dance?

Bloom - Harriet Hoctor (1920-1930)
Bloom – Harriet Hoctor (1920-1930)

Earlier this week, one of the teachers at my dance school asked me to choreograph a duet with her, and perform it at the summer gala (very excited!). While we were deciding on the theme of the dance, she completely threw me by asking me a relatively simple question: why do I dance? Continue reading

An interview with Random Dancers


After seeing the show ‘Atomos’, I was lucky enough to have the chance to meet dancers Catarina Carvalho, Jessica Wright, and Travis Clausen-Knight.


I first asked Travis how working with Wayne McGregor is different from working with other choreographers. Travis described working with Wayne as a very fast and intense process, and said Wayne’s work is very collaborative. Continue reading