For over four decades, Carrie Mae Weems has used the camera to capture what it means to be alive in our time.
Yulia Zagoruychenko on Dance, Life, and Where She’s Heading Next
World champion ballroom dancer Yulia Zagoruychenko shares insights on her career in dance and how she sees it evolving.
“Middlegame”: A Dance That Has Stood the Test of Time
Dusan Tynek’s “Middlegame” goes beyond the artistic to shed light on some of the political and gender tensions we’re currently facing.
Becoming Anna Karenina in the Era of Modern Feminism
Tolstoy’s iconic classic “Anna Karenina” sheds light on current issues related to gender and politics.
Uncoordinated, Unsexy, Uncool: How Women Are Using Creativity to Combat Negative Self-Image
For women artists around the country, creativity isn’t just a tool for self-expression—it’s also a way to combat stress and empower others.
Breaking Boundaries for Dance—and Female Choreographers
Kinesis Project founder Melissa Riker’s goal is to get dance off the stages and onto the streets, helping female choreographers and dancers along the way.
Video: Behind the Body Issue Photo Shoot with Yulia Zagoruychenko
Though ballroom dancers are rarely found without their partners, we stole Latin dance champion Yulia Zagoruychenko away for a couple of hours of rare undivided attention in a tiny midtown Manhattan dance studio.
How Misty Copeland Broke Down Ballet Barriers
The first female African American dancer in the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland broke ballet barriers, both racial and body-related.
Getting to Know Allison Geller, Associate Editor
In this installment of our regular team feature, we chat with Associate Editor Allison Geller about working with AWT, poetry and her love of dance. How did you get involved with AWT?…
Two Nonprofit Founders Talk About Putting Their Values to Work
Staying Uncomfortable: Rosanne Haggerty was intent upon learning first hand about urban poverty after college and, in her words, “got hooked.”