THE BACKGROUND DANCER

Media Episodes

Dance is a media in of itself, or is it? Here, we discuss everything from news portals such as magazines, newsletters, blogposts, forums, social media, podcasts. We also explore the vast space of documentation - copyrighting, methods of production & dissemination, archival and biography.
April 25, 2021

Media: Pick and Pod | Podcasting for Dance

Is podcasting a necessary medium for the arts? There are already a multitude of dance podcasts available that offer such wide-ran…

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April 18, 2021

Media: The Movement Journalist Part 2 | Megan Castro

Is social media a viable option to build a dance archive? How can one stand out in the sea of information while still expressing …

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April 10, 2021

Media: The Movement Journalist Part 1 | Megan Castro

Jason coincidentally found Megan on Instagram and was immediately fascinated with her journey as a person and artist.

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April 3, 2021

Media: My Paper, My Stage | Melinda Gaskin

Melinda and Jason met at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as colleagues.

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