What do you value?
How do you see yourself as an artist? A dancer?
What is your place in the lineage of dance? of dance making?
To what genre do you subscribe? Do you subscribe to a genre?
On what is your dance value system based? or, from what perspective do you understand dance? from a social dance perspective? entertainment? religious? cultural? exploratory? conceptual? dance as sport/ competition?
How do you explain this value system to others?
How do you justify this value system? How do you justify the work you are doing?
What performers do you admire?
What choreographers do you admire?
Why is your work important?
What is your aesthetic? (Although this could be similar to a dance value system, I believe it is different - at least for the purposes of these questions...)
Why have you chosen to work with the body?
How do you classify/ identify yourself? - artist? entertainer? teacher? How does your self-identified title influence your choreography?
What is your research? How do you accomplish this? How much time do you allow/ give yourself to research? Can you do more? Why?
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