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Cristina Matteis

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Broadening the Stage

By Cristina Matteis

Pervasive conceptions about which bodies are considered beautiful, professionally acceptable or healthy continue to restrict how individuals seek self-expression through the art of dance. Activists, experts and dance artists discuss the importance of body diversity in presenting a wider range of lived experiences onstage, reaching new audiences and connecting with them more meaningfully.

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