Thomas Ford is a founding director of companyONE— NY-based training program for pre-professional dancers—and a year-round contemporary faculty member at the Joffrey Ballet School (NYC). He is a contributing editor at Dance Spirit magazine, writes for Dance Magazine and has been published in Dance Teacher.
Melanie George & Ali Rosas-Salas with Thomas Ford
Thomas Ford spoke with the newly-appointed Jacobs Pillow curators about the upcoming season, their responsibility to the larger dance community in these positions, and what the future of curatorial practiceswith an eye towards equity and inclusionmight look like.
J. Bouey & Jacqueline Green with Thomas Ford
J. Bouey and Jacqueline Green speak with Thomas Ford about their experiences navigating double standards around race and gender in the dance world.