Black Performance Theory Summary

Black Performance Theory, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzales, examines the intersection of Blackness and performance ideologies (2014). This anthology allows for various authors, performers, and creative researchers to add their voice to the progressive conversation. The concept of Blackness is fluid and difficult to define, however, throughout the anthology, it is apparent … Continue reading Black Performance Theory Summary


Defining Choreographic Analysis

The following is the first "real" paper I wrote in graduate school. My professor said... "Nice Work." Needless to say, I'm proud of it! How does one analyze a competitive jazz dance, a traditional Hawaiian hula, and street performance of Chicago footwork under one definition? Determining the lens through which I analyze movement was no … Continue reading Defining Choreographic Analysis