I am committed to be an active part of the change that needs to be made in Dance Education, Dance Performance, and Dance Scholarship. I strive daily to identify and dismantle the racism that exists in forms of dance pedagogy, western dance aesthetics and the paradigms that privilege whiteness.
I am growing in how I create community and I am actively engaging with the multitude of ways I need to
LEARN UP. STAND UP. SHOW UP. © for all BIPOC.
Eyes that will not shut
Breath that can not deep
Brain that fears to sleep
Time take not our side
Wait, abate and still collide
As one and yet apart
The past before the start
A future to unfold
as if the years--have been on hold
The distance our work has to travel.