Our headline roundup includes two mass shootings that have impacted the dance community, and a collection of leadership appointments and award announcements. As in-person shows and classes resume, dance organizations are cutting back on digital options—and disabled patrons are feeling that loss acutely.
A transcript of this episode is available here: thedanceedit.com/transcript-episode-155
Links referenced in/relevant to episode 155:
-BBC coverage of sexual harassment allegations at Kalakshetra: bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-65237002
-Pointe story on Youth America Grand Prix winners: pointemagazine.com/2023-yagp-winners
-Dance Data Project’s new Global Leadership Report: dancedataproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Global-Leadership-Report-2023.pdf
-Jakki Kalogridis’ Dance Magazine essay on how COVID-prompted digital programming benefited the disabled dance community: dancemagazine.com/disability-dance-equity
-New York Times article on the fallout of digital-option cutbacks in the performing arts: nytimes.com/2023/04/14/arts/disabled-people-streaming-performances.html