Episodes

Oct. 10, 2021

Interdisciplinarity: Philosophizing Dance Aesthetics | Henry Lai

Jason spent some time learning under Henry's tutelage while undergoing his Liberal Arts class on History and Religion and quickly…

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Oct. 3, 2021

A Timely Update | Jason Yap

A much postponed episode and one a long time coming. This week, I write a little poem for you as a means of a sharing some very n…

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Sept. 19, 2021

Fashion Modeling: The Untold Secret of a Dancer | Ema Steindl

How does modelling help dancers perform better? And does one necessarily have to be 'beautiful' to pursue such a career? The fash…

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Sept. 5, 2021

Dancing Through Life: Photography Beyond the Image | Szabina Biro

How much does fashion influence dance and vice versa? Does dance photography differ from commercial fashion photography? The trut…

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Aug. 22, 2021

Sol Fest 2021 Special | Jacob, Elsea & Megan

What is the hardest question to ask in dance or as a dancer? Regardless of one being a dancer, or wanting to become a dancer, the…

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Aug. 8, 2021

Curious Case of Careers | Jonathan Collaton

Are you happy with your career? A certain Chris Rock once joked: "there are people who have jobs, and there are those who have ca…

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July 25, 2021

In Tech, I Trust | Apps for Dancers

How often have you engaged with technology and shirked? Is it something that annoys or even intrudes you? Love it or hate it, tec…

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July 18, 2021

Augmented Reality | Gilles Jobin

Wish to dance differently? Within an augmented reality, the limits are endless both with technology and dance! Gilles Jobin is th…

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July 11, 2021

Raising the Floor | Guy Dagger

Ever noticed what you've been dancing on all this while? Research has proven the effectiveness of quality dance floors in prevent…

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July 4, 2021

Branding Ballet | Heidi Lee

How do you brand a ballet? Every Artistic Director needs a business brain as support in marketing a company forward. Heidi Lee is…

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June 27, 2021

Pointe To Rise | Susanne Puerschel

What do ballerinas and entrepreneurs have in common? Yes, there is always failure before success, a fall before the RISE. Susanne…

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June 20, 2021

The Dancepreneur | Erin Pride

Do dance and business ever go hand in hand? How could dance artists maximize financial opportunity by gaining financial literacy?…

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May 31, 2021

Somatic Sojourns | Vincent Yong

What was our first ever universal language? No, it did not require speech as there was only movement at the very beginning. Vince…

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May 24, 2021

Who's Your Avatar? | Serving Your Purpose

Who do you ultimately serve? No, I don't mean as an employee or such, but as a human being who's driven to bring value to others.…

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May 17, 2021

To: Dance, From: Science | Edel Quin

Where can dancers turn to for an interest or career in science? The overarching aim of dance science is to optimize dancer perfor…

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May 9, 2021

Doctor Dancer | Filomar Cortezano Tariao

What do doctors and dancers have in common? They both apply the human body as main instruments! Yes, medical expertise can benefi…

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April 25, 2021

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

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

The Movement Journalist | Part 1 | Megan Castro

Remember when having a journal was actually cool? Instead of filling one up with words and whimsical doodles, how about movement …

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April 3, 2021

My Paper, My Stage | Melinda Gaskin

We write almost everyday, in every way. Like a dancer, being an editor also requires having a voice that can inspire across all l…

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March 27, 2021

Rope a D.O.P.E.

Taking a trip down memory lane with my first ever personality test, yeah the one with the birds! Personality tests are not the ab…

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March 20, 2021

Producing Progress | Bilqis Hijjas

What is a producer in the performing arts? What does it mean to be scouring for not just an elephant, but a purple one as well! I…

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March 13, 2021

To ASK or not to ASK | Part 2 | Joseph Gonzales

The second of a two-part series exploring the tools and motivations behind starting a dance company. Prof. Joseph Victor Gonzales…

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March 6, 2021

To ASK or not to ASK | Part 1 | Joseph Gonzales

The first of a two-part series exploring the tools and motivations behind starting a dance company. Prof. Joseph Victor Gonzales …

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