what about dance is even remotely “transformative”?

What about [dance] is even remotely “transformative”?

This is a real question by a real person, as a comment on TED website under this video: “The LXD: In the Internet age, dance evolves“.

Even though I have danced all my life and even got a (useless?) dance degree, this is a question I have been asking myself for years. Yes, it had a huge impact on me, but how about the world? There are full of problems out there, I didn’t know where dance stands. I was finding hints here and there – in the performances I watch and dance classes I attend – but very, very slowly.

Until I met the incredible Abramz of Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU) and watched Bouncing Cats (the documentary about BPU).

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