Clare Croft is a dance theorist and historian, and sometimes a dramaturg and curator. She is the author of Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange (Oxford 2015), and the editor and curator of the anthology and website, Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings (Oxford 2017). She is also founder and curator of Daring Dances, a program based in southeastern Michigan that considers how watching dance and making dance can lead us into necessary, difficult conversations. Croft is Associate Professor of Dance & American Culture at the University of Michigan.
Dance Routines, Pandemic Routines: Ryan Heffington's "SWEATFEST"
Media Studies scholar Kristen Warner and dance scholar Clare Croft consider the queer, quarantied embodiments of Ryan Heffington's Instagram dance class....