Encountering Balance.” Silva and I find a moment of balance as we sit side by side on the bus stop bench while holding hands. My crutch dangles from my arm as we pull away from each other. We are together and apart

(All photos by Camille Wheeler) To be perfectly honest the making of this dance was a first for me. It was so full of energy and rich with possibility that the hairs on my arm stand up when I think about it. You’d think with that kind of inspiration this blog post would be a…

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We are so excited! Austin-based KLRU TV announced that Eve Tarlo and her production team members Anna Ramirez and Christopher Kim have been nominated for a 2016 Lone Star Emmy Award in the Human Interest category. The Lone Start Emmys are awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Lone Star Chapter. They…

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Hello, friends!  This is Olivia, project coordinator for Body Shift, VSA Texas’ and Forklift Danceworks’ acclaimed mixed-ability dance project.  Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month Body Shift offers a class we call Elements in which we practice improvisational dance in an inclusive way by using the DanceAbility method.  You can find a general…

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The Dance/USA 2016 Annual Conference took place here in Austin three weeks ago from Wednesday, June 8th to Saturday, June 11th. What a week of meaningful conversations involving the current state of dance as well as many opportunities to awaken our personal embodied practices through movement classes and performances. There are specific sessions that have…

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Two weeks ago Olivia and I flew to NYC for the 2016 convening on the future of integrated dance in the US organized by AXIS Dance Company (axisdance.org).  We were excited to meet many people that we had read about, seen their work and listened to their talks about mixed-ability dance.  There were 46 people…

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