On Fucking Up and Feeling Fine

This is one of my favorite dance pictures. I’ve tried to find some source information, but google images has failed me, and so I assume that it’s probably one of those illegal copies of something from somewhere (since there isn’t a digitally accessible copyrighted version online).  In any case, it’s absolutely beautiful: the way her […]

If Life is a Highway, Dance is a Dunebuggy

I might be alone in this regard, but when I talk to new and ambitious dancers, I don’t like to focus on competitions, or technique, or privates, or any of that stuff that makes you a “better” dancer.  I’ve seen far too many dancers fixate on these things as their golden ticket to the top: […]

Winning’s Not the Point (mostly)

I was going to wait for an actual Tuesday to do this, but with the Harvest Moon J&J Derby going on at Wednesday Night Hop and tonight’s solo jazz comp at Fog City Stomp, I’ve really been thinking about this topic a lot.  PLUS, I had a great conversation with some competitors from Wednesday and I realized […]