Alliance Members in Conversation

Plática with LXDEA

The Latinx Dance Educators Alliance (LXDEA) hosts virtual pláticas with Alliance members, making space for informal conversations as Latinx/e dance educators in community, communion, and fellowship

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Engaging Plática

The Latinx Dance Educators Alliance employs plática, loosely translated as informal conversations, as a regular Alliance practice that shapes our learning as a community of dance educators

Sunday, March 6th, 2022
Sandra Rivera

Following the publication of her groundbreaking essay Spanish Dance in New York City’s Puerto Rican Community, Sandra Rivera hosted LXDEA’s inaugural Plática with LXDEA, where we heard about her journey as a proud Boricua dance educator and engaged in conversation with one another around the simultaneous feelings of both pride and shame of language as a marker of cultural identity

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Sunday, May 22, 2022
Save the Date!

LXDEA Alliance members Gregory Youdan and Andrea Rivera Maza will host the next Plática with LXDEA on missing representation, what that has meant for us as Latinx dance educators, how it has affected our personal lived experiences, and in turn, our professional practices

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