Going to college is what the world expects of its youth. College is the road most traveled, the societal norm, the path of least resistance.
Dancers so often hyperfocus on their bodies because they are the tools with which they create their art.
Punk, to me, was a space created by and for white, cisgender, heterosexual men. Any other identity that had managed to wrangle its way into the scene’s spotlight was an exception won through uphill battles against the genre’s established norms.
As dancers’ primary purpose — to perform, to tell stories, to bring joy — has been almost entirely stripped away, we have, alongside the rest of the world, found ways to evolve.