In the wake of a postponed Blackpool and an upheaval of the entire competition circuit, Kyle Taylor and Izabela Skierska keep their heads held high.
“It is said our mentality shrinks or expands proportional to the space we occupy.”
“How can we thrive — or at least survive — in isolation, especially when our practice relies so much on intimate proximity?”
“Taking care of each other is, simply, put, what our community does. Let’s continue doing so.”
The end of a decade, but the start of an age.
“Yes, we know their names, and we will call them as such.”
“It’s crazy-making. The gut reluctance I see from straight dancers when they are urged to merely consider not going. It makes me think I must be crazy. That I am asking far too much.”
“Dance is meant to be a form of art and expression. It is not meant to be a source of stress and distress.”
Diana Knight offers her professional opinion on the benefits of dance, beyond simply the physical.
Physical therapist and nutrition expert Danny Shapiro offers some recipe ideas for pre- and post-practice.