Being Present and Honoring Your Path to Creativity

One thing in life is certain. And that is life is unpredictable.  You don’t always know what will happen next. Does that trigger fear? And what is fear to you?  Anxiety? The unknown? Or, can you approach fear in a different way, as an acronym that stands for feeling excited and ready? I thought about…

How an Experiment Became an Experience: The Rise of The Leela Dance Collective

What started as an experiment to carry on a legacy, has turned into a successful dance company, The Leela Dance Collective.  They have provided incredible experiences to audiences all over the world. Their latest work, Son of The Wind,  will be presented soon at one of my favorite venues, The Ford Theaters in Los Angeles on Saturday,…

Self-Growth and The Human Experience

Life. Death. And everything in between. The human experience. Reaction. Response. So many aspects of the human experience in this fantastic production entitled “Drift” by Micaela Taylor and her company The TL Collective, presented at one of my favorite venues, The Ford Theaters in Los Angeles. Links from this session: Our sponsor Fuse Movement Long…

The Difference Between Good and Outstanding

Session Summary: Three dance companies. One good performance. Two outstanding performances. With anything, especially art, the difference between good and outstanding is subjective. This session is a summary of my experiences at three different dance performances from Ate9 Dance Company, Malpaso Dance Company and Batsheva Dance Company .  Listen to this episode to find out the…

Diversity and Inclusivity in Dance

Dance is for everyone.  Movement is for everyone.  Art is for everyone. Session Summary:  Ballet.  Michael Jackson. Bows. Solos. Companies. A few themes that were delightfully presented by performers from different abilities and demographics in Jerome Bel’s Gala at The Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Diversity and inclusivity were illustrated with different interpretations of…