The TeenTix Press Corps is collaborating with Edmonds Center for the Arts to present a Dance Journalism Workshop! This workshop is a two-weekend experience, with meetings on February 16, 20, and 23, 2020. You'll learn how to approach writing about dance, attend a performance of Hiplet Ballerinas, and try your hand at writing a dance review. The workshop will be taught by Seattle-based dance journalist and artist, Imana Gunawan.

Register now by signing up on THIS FORM!

This workshop is FREE, and includes tickets to see the Hiplet Ballerinas.

Teens must commit to attending all three days in order to participate.
This workshop is limited to 20 teens.


Sunday, February 16

4-6 PM - Dance criticism intro

Thursday, February 20

6 - 6:40 PM - Pre-show talk

7:30 - 9:30 PM - Hiplet Ballerinas performance

Sunday, February 23

4-6 PM - Dance criticism practice and discussion

All meetings and events will be held at Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Snacks will be provided at all meetings.


If you need assistance filling out this application, please contact Mariko, the Press Corps Program Manager at [email protected] or 206.233.3959.

Teaching Artist

Photo by Devin Munoz

Imana Gunawan, a Texas-born Indonesian, is a Seattle-based storyteller, multimedia journalist, dance artist and creative director. Through her journalism and art work, Imana believes in realizing a more just world for those historically pushed aside. As manager and senior analyst, most days she leads breaking news coverage of Indo-Asia-Pacific for Dataminr. Imana’s works have been published on NBC News, The Jordan Times, ColorBloc Magazine, SeattleDances, and Humanosphere. In her art, she creates scenic, surreal dance-based worlds that center the stories of marginalized peoples, their ancestry, and their futures. Her dance work — including an evening-length cabaret MOONSHINE in 2018 — has been presented by Au Collective, On The Boards, American Dance Guild, Seattle Theater Group, and more.


Email Mariko, the Press Corps Program Manager at [email protected].


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