13 ways to make a career out of what you love

Week before last I attended a Master’s workshop through the Tisch Creative Research Department. What an experience! It was a three-day intensive “course” presented by   Dana Whitco, Jill Sigman and Indah Walsh. Basically, we went over everything you’d need to know in order to survive in the world of dance. All of the nitty gritty…

h o n o r i n g ~ { Ed Flores }

I would like to take the time to honor the work of the amazing Ed Flores. About three years ago, I had the privilege of working with him for the first time. For me it felt like one of the most beautiful collaborations between two artists. Now I have worked with many photographers, however my…

LACDC 10 performance @ LATC

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of taking the stage with a troupe I am a part of known as: LA Contemporary Dance Company. It is the tenth anniversary celebration of work this year, and the fact that I get to join is pretty amazing. The company began in 2005 as a college project…

Intro to Vulnerability

I am a huge fan of TED talks, and recently a friend introduced me to an intriguing collection of talks by Brené Brown. This woman is an extraordinary researcher who addresses some humanly emotions we rarely face or deal with. Vulnerability for instance is something I have always seen as a weakness, especially in regards to love and…

Tea, Art & SKATE

Saturday nights are usually a time to for me to chill. Working weekend’s calls for resting in between shows and putting up my feet. This las weekend I was drawn to a neighborhood teahouse however, which I’ve been watching them put together for some time now. Although the shop doesn’t officially open until late January, there was…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many…

Just Right

The tail end of this week has just been, lovely. I have been able to spend my days with exactly the right people at exactly the right time. You know it’s funny this thing about time: when everything happens just when it is supposed to. I am constantly being reminded how important it us to…

Life Happens

This weekend was rough: rehearsal after rehearsal and no sleep. Who am I to complain though? I am the one constantly asking for more and more, and that is exactly what I have been given. Therefore every moment of my process must be cherished, no matter how worn out or beat up I may be….