Nov. 7, 2021

Choreography: Building an Online Marketplace | Rick Tjia

Rick's name surfaced when speaking to another former guest on the show, Susanne Puerschel regarding choreography marketplaces.

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Oct. 24, 2021

Interdisciplinarity: Dance and the Theatre Maker | Ho Ying Fung

Jason met Ho Ying Fung whilst studying at the HKAPA, during Modern Western Theatre electives.

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Oct. 10, 2021

Interdisciplinarity: Philosophizing Dance Aesthetics | Henry Lai

Jason met Henry whilst taking an elective at the HKAPA and immediately struck up a great connection. Henry was also one of the advisors on the STAGE project board.

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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 new and exciting updates about the podcast and my life! After successfully acquiring …

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Sept. 19, 2021

Fashion: The Untold Secret of a Dance Model | Ema Steindl

Ema was a standout on Jason's curatorial search on social media influencers in the fashion space. To top it off, she is also a great person!

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Sept. 5, 2021

Fashion: Photography Beyond the Image | Szabina Biro

Szabina connected with Jason through social media as an active member of the UK dance scene in the spaces of dance and lifestyle photography,

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Aug. 22, 2021

Bonus: Sol Fest 2021 Special | Jacob, Elsea & Megan

Jason connected with the three guests as part of his participation at the Solfest Virtual Arts Festival 2021.

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Aug. 8, 2021

Bonus: Curious Case of Careers | Jonathan Collaton

Jason and Jonathan connected over the podcast matchmaking app, Audry and subsequently swapped guest spots on each others platforms.

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July 25, 2021

Technology: 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, technology is the FUTURE. Maybe consider how it could enhance your livelihood instead, and suddenly...

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July 18, 2021

Technology: Augmented Reality | Gilles Jobin

Wish to dance differently? Within an augmented reality, the limits are endless both with technology and dance! Gilles Jobin is the founder and Artistic Director of Cie Gilles Jobin , a Geneva based dance company specializing ...

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July 11, 2021

Technology: 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 preventing serious injuries as well as extending the life span of professional dancers. Guy Dagger is t...

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July 4, 2021

Business: 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 the incumbent Executive Director of the Hong Kong Ballet, one of the three flagship dance compa...

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June 27, 2021

Business: 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 Puerschel was a former member of the Berlin State Opera and founder of Pointe To Rise , an empo...

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June 20, 2021

Business: The Dancepreneur | Erin Pride

Do dance and business ever go hand in hand? How could dance artists maximize financial opportunity by gaining financial literacy? Erin Pride is an educator, performer and founder of The DancePreneur Academy , an online busine...

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May 31, 2021

Science: 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. Vincent Yong is Singapore's sole Certified Movement Analyst, Somatic Movement Therapist and founder o...

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May 24, 2021

Science: 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. When you wake up every morning, ask yourself these questions: Who do you dance …

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May 17, 2021

Science: 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 performance and minimize injury risk for the prolongation of one's professional life. Edel Quin is the...

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May 9, 2021

Science: 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 benefit dancer wellbeing in a multitude of ways, but you obviously need an actual doctor present for t...

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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-ranging information, so it shouldn't be a question. My answer is obviously YES, but let me share wi...

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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 a voice? U.S based artist Megan Castro set out on her own fascinating journey and has …

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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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March 27, 2021

Management: Rope a D.O.P.E. | Personality Types for Dance Jobs

Ever taken a psychological test before? Why not start with one of the simplest ones in the Bird test?

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March 20, 2021

Management: Producing Progress | Bilqis Hijjas

Bilqis is one of the foremost figures in Malaysian dance, starting out as a choreographer and later on as a producer and art critic.

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