Moonwater Dance Project Artistic Director Mackenzie King and Peckish Rhodes Performing Arts Society Founding Artistic Director Megan Rhodes are teaming up to create Chicago's newest dance festival, "Take Up Space", which celebrates women in dance. Here's what they told us about his exciting new endeavor:
Moonwater Dance Project Founder and Artistic Director Mackenzie King has been pushing the aesthetic of the company in its second season. Here's what she told us about the company's upcoming performances of "MOONWATER II."
In the beginning of any career, we often make sacrifices. Sometimes this means late, unpaid nights in the office or putting in extra work at home, but what happens when these sacrifices become the norm? For many dancers in any stage of their career, the extra hours in the studio and unpaid rehearsals and performances come as no surprise. The justifications for putting up with these circumstances range from "I need to prove myself" to "This is the best opportunity I have." While those things may be true in the beginning, many dancers will continue to tell themselves these lines