The Dance Edit

How TV Sees Ballet, the “Great Cultural Depression,” and Jared Grimes

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A transcript of this episode is available here: https://thedanceedit.com/transcript-episode-45

Links referenced in/relevant to episode 45:

-Dance Magazine’s 2021 “25 to Watch” list: https://www.dancemagazine.com/25-to-watch-2021-2649251522.html
-Boston Dynamics’ uncanny dancing robots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3KWM1kuAw
-Dance Spirit’s story on the making of “Tiny Pretty Things”: https://www.dancespirit.com/netflix-tiny-pretty-things-2649107997.html
-Dance educator Jessica Zeller’s “Neither Tiny nor Pretty” essay: https://www.jessicazeller.net/blog/neither-tiny-nor-pretty
-Artist and educator Gregory King’s “Tiny Pretty Things in Black and White” essay: https://thinkingdance.net/articles/2020/12/27/3/It-Is-What-It-Is-Tiny-Pretty-Things-in-Black-and-White/
-Pointe’s interview with the director of “On Pointe”: https://www.pointemagazine.com/sab-on-pointe-disney-plus-2649418414.html
-New York Times’ “On Pointe” feature: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/17/arts/dance/on-pointe-disney-american-ballet.html
-Dance Teacher’s story on Point Park’s new mental health program for dancers: https://www.dance-teacher.com/point-park-university-minding-the-gap-2649730022.html
-Point Park Globe story on the dance department’s belated prohibition of weight requirements: https://ppuglobe.com/2020/10/dance-chair-forbids-aesthetic-requirements-in-dance-classes/
-New York Times’ “great cultural depression” story: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/26/arts/unemployed-performer-theatre-arts.html