Tracey Wong on finding personal liberation, building community, and connecting with ancestors through dance.
Imana Gunawan, a Texas-born Indonesian, is a Seattle-based multimedia journalist and dance artist. She recently graduated cum laude with a B.A. in journalism and dance from the University of Washington, where she received the Pioneer Newsgroup Excellence in Journalism Award and the Dance Program Scholarship for recognizing the confluence of theory, practice, and creativity in dance. She has worked with the Chamber Dance Company (Seattle), GIGI Dance Company (Indonesia), Staibdance (Atlanta), Jennifer Salk, Amy O’Neal, Mary Sheldon Scott, and Rachael Lincoln, among others. Her choreography has been presented in Seattle, Jakarta, and New York. Outside of dance, her journalism focuses on international politics, underrepresented communities, and culture—which often seep into her dance work. She currently works as editor for Breaking News under NBC News Digital, podcast producer at Humanosphere, and dancer with Au Collective. http://imanagunawan.com.
Nia-Amina minor talks about showing up, building together, and how her dance work interfaces with displacement and home.
Behind the genius of Purple Lemonade, and their upcoming show at Re-Bar Sept 28-29.
Alex Crozier’s Millennials features characters, high kicks, and non-committal commentary.
By now, we’re no strangers to dance works made lamenting the pitfalls of humanity due to the development of technology. But Pylon II, a new… Read More »Pylon II Explores Culture of Surveillance
Everyone knows it takes skill to dance well. What many don’t know, even dancers, is that it also takes a different kind of skill to… Read More »A breath of fresh air at Whim W’Him’s Shindig
Sometimes we see beautifully crafted works, the results of months of rehearsal and chemistry building, and we feel in awe watching it. Other times, we… Read More »A Friendship Showcased at Miller and Jones’ Duet
Our society proclaims to be a progressive one, one that rises above stereotypes and prejudice. It’s not always true, of course, but maybe it’s the… Read More »Can’t Escape Racism in Spectrum’s Minstrel Show