It’s the 21st of January. Again. Last year, on this day, millions of Americans across the nation took to the streets in what would be the largest protest in the history of the United States. Last year, on this day, it was Trump’s first day in office. I couldn't march on the 21st last year. … Continue reading “Displaced”: One Year Later
“Displaced” Featured in IB Online Magazine!
It's been a long time since the "Displaced" event happened, so today, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that my story was published on the International Baccalaureate Online Magazine. I was so excited to share the link with everyone! You can read the article here: http://blogs.ibo.org/blog/2017/05/18/the-power-of-dance/
A few people asked me about the process of my production, “Displaced”, and how it came about. After some thinking, I decided it would be a good idea to write a post summing up what I did, and how things worked out! My first step, of course, was research. I spent a lot of time … Continue reading “Displaced” Process
I was overwhelmed by the wonderful response for my production, “Displaced”. It was truly gratifying to see how the Austin community came together to support this cause. We were able to raise about $6000, which will all go towards supporting refugee girls in our city! According to a GirlForward representative, this was one of their … Continue reading “Displaced”: Response
After nearly a month, the videos for “Displaced” are finally available! The production consists of the stories of five different child refugees from across the world. Each story includes a narration, followed by a dance piece, and concluded by a video clip. As you can see, the recording of the entire production is listed here, … Continue reading “Displaced” Videos
“Displaced” 2017: A Journey
As many of you may know, it has nearly been a month since I staged “Displaced”, a production that conveys the global refugee crisis through the use of dance and storytelling. The idea for “Displaced” came from a school project called the Personal Project. This year-long endeavor required students to create a product on a … Continue reading “Displaced” 2017: A Journey