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50 | #DBSRoundtable - COVID-19 & Dance

On our third episode of Dance Trends month, in celebration of our 50th episode of #dancebehindthescreen, your co-hosts Martheya, YeaJean, Azaria, and Reyna moderate a ‘COVID-19 & Dance’ roundtable with 11 of our Dance Behind the Screen (DBS) guests. We talk with the experts in creative thinking on what they have learned, how to prepare for reopenings, how to negotiate live and digital dance practices, what does the dance world look like post-pandemic, and much more.


DBS Guest Roundtable voices include;

Theresa Ruth Howard - MoBBallet, Sarah Gamblin - Texas Woman’s University & Texas Dance Improvisation Festival (TDIF), Ana Maria Alvarez - Contra Tiempo, Jill Homan Randall - Life as a Modern Dancer Blog & Shawl Anderson, Matthew Cumbie - Matthew Cumbie Projects, Yin Yue - YY Dance Company, Lynn Lane - Transitory Sound and Movement Collective, Matt Kent - Pilobolus, Jennifer DePaola - Doctors for Dancers, Jordan Fuchs - Texas Woman’s University & TDIF, and Jacob Jonas - Jacob Jonas The Company Jacob.


This week on DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST…

[0:28] Reyna, Azaria, Martheya, and YeaJean introduce DBS Roundtable

COVID-19 & DANCE ROUNDTABLE

[1:51] Martheya welcomes kNOwBOX dance team and welcomes DBS Roundtable Guests.

[2:55] Azaria shares the questions for this roundtable are framed around the pandemic.


SEGMENT 1 - ICEBREAKER

[3:29] YeaJean moderates icebreaker with co-hosts and guests.

Dance is...

“Love” Martheya Nygaard of kNOwBOX dance

“To activate” Azaria Hogans of kNOwBOX dance

“Change” Reyna Mondragon of kNOwBOX dance

“A lot of things” Theresa Ruth Howard - MoBBallet

“In the moment” Sarah Gamblin - Texas Dance Improvisation Festival

“Transformation” Ana Maria Alvarez - Contra Tiempo

“Connections and connecting” Jill Homan Randall - Life as a Modern Dancer Blog

“A continued practice” Matthew Cumbie - Matthew Cumbie Projects