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Dance Program Hosts Diversity and Inclusivity Workshop

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On the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the Seattle Academy Dance Department hosted their third annual Diversity & Inclusivity Workshop. The weekend kicked off with a panel discussion of professional artists, dancers, and choreographers of color. The workshop provided SAAS students the opportunity to dialogue with artists and learn a variety of different dance techniques, which included Mexican Folklorico, Afro-Modern, Urban Hip Hop, Heels, and House Dance.

This year’s guest artists included:

  • Randy Ford, a Seattle-born Queer Black Non binary Trans Femme Contemporary Dance Artist
  • DJ Baluyot, a San Jose native and Filipino-American dancer and teacher
  • Noelle Price, an African-American classically trained dancer, choreographer, and activist from Detroit
  • Fausto Rivera, a first generation Mexican-American professional dancer and choreographer

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