Jun 25, 2020
I don’t know if ya’ll are ready for this… but here we go!
Are you a dancer who feels like you have to embrace Eurocentric styles of dance to be considered “serious?”
Or, maybe you’re a studio owner who doesn’t have much diversity in your curriculum?
Why does the dance world value certain styles of dance over others?
The answers to these questions can be as complex as the questions themselves, but if we want change, we have to dig deeper and continue the conversation.
On episode #90 of the Dance Boss Podcast, my guest Kim Elliott dives all the way in! We talk about how to bring more racial consciousness into your dance classroom, how to shift the value from certain dance techniques to others, and the importance of demonstrating what diversity really is.
We also talk about:
And leaning in!
For show notes visit - https://www.erindpride.com/podcast
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Check out the For the Love of Dance Challenge, a virtual charity event by Apolla Performance in partnership with the nonprofit Dance Arts Centre to donate goods and services to raise money to help save dance studios that were affected by COVID19. For more info - www.apollaperformance.com