[Volunteering | 11.28.11]
Miss M’s Class Practicing turns with K & 1st graders. I told that one kid to spot, he didn’t. Landed on his hip bone, & cried for the rest of the 30 minute session I had with them. He served as a good warning for the safety talk we have before we start. I hope he’s okay though. He was fine before that. I still feel personally responsible for certain children. I hope I...
[Alvin Ailey 21st Century Ailey Review | April...
Note: Dated review of an Ailey show I went to see. This passed weekend, my women of color group afforded about 30 students from my women’s college the opportunity to see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. After having choreographed, my only piece for my junior year and seen my dance on other bodies, my awareness to composition, form and relationship...
[Are You Allowed to Paint & Sell Someones...
Two of my favorite youtubers—Apples&Mustard & 0ndeck are both loc’ed up young women in the arts. Both of these daring young ladies make striking images of faces & have found ways to parlay their immense talents into a lifestyle. For profit. In a recent video of Apple&Mustard’s, “Dreads & Paint & Cards” she says I do have the Cam Newton ones...
[A List of Things You Want to Accomplish |...
Create a work that I am proud of. A work that I feel, with this thesis, can apply to so many schools of thought. To have an actual forum about it. To create its music and its temperament & put something dynamic in ACDF & on stage. Reaffirm different bodies in dance No one ever did this for me. Everyone likes a curvy woman but what about a curvy dancer? I always felt either too small...
An artist has to be okay with being lonely & misunderstood… or be in show...– Bill T. Jones (via ghdos), slash my post earlier.