Stories about how people came to dance, what it means to them, their creative process, and the history behind their style. Our podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and wherever you listen to podcasts. Support our show by donating to Dance Houston. New episodes weekly.
Kathy Wood talks about hard work being the key to success in her career as the founder and artistic director of Fly Dance Company. Follow them at https://www.facebook.com/FlyDanceCompany and https://www.instagram.com/flydancecompany/
Catherine Edwards shares her teaching methods and advice for couples preparing a dance for their wedding, drawing on five years of experience as a choreographer for Wedding Dance Houston. Follow her at https://www.weddingdancehouston.com, https://www.facebook.com/weddingdancehouston, and https://www.instagram.com/weddingdancehou/.
Maestro Isidro Salas tells his story of barriers and breakthroughs sharing Mexican culture through spectacular innovations in ballet folklorico. Follow his company Compania Folklorica Alegria Mexicana on Facebook.
Alex and Victoria Arizpe
Alex and Victoria Arizpe talk about how Alex, a street dancer with no formal training, became a choreographer and inspirational instructor. They share about their experiences working on a swing ballet commissioned by Ben Stevenson, performing in commercials, and teaching youth at Houston Ballet Academy, St. John's School, The Shriner's Hospital for Children, and Gateway Academy for adolescents with social and learning differences. Connect with them at https://www.facebook.com/alex.arizpe1 and https://www.facebook.com/victoria.arizpe.1.
Rivkah French discusses her creative process as a modern dance choreographer, how the pandemic is helping focus on her true purpose, and how Patreon supports her work. She also advocates for the LGBTQ community in dance. Follow her at https://www.patreon.com/Rivkahfrench, https://www.instagram.com/rivkahfrenchchoreography/, and https://www.facebook.com/RivkahFrenchChoreography/. Check out her piece Concrete Flow at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8MdQ-8Kdd0.
Hindolo Bongay tells how he developed his natural gifts while earning college scholarships, a position in the modern dance company Urban Souls, and a teaching career. Follow him at https://www.facebook.com/hindolo and https://www.instagram.com/hindolobongay/. Visit http://urbansouls.org/ where you can see excerpts from "Blood on the Leaves".
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A great listen for people who love dance
I love listening to the stories of these amazing dancers. So inspirational!
Really fun listen!!!!
I love listening to this podcast! Really informative and fun!