Interview with Hanna Tams

Episode Summary

In this episode I talk to Hanna about his work in Palestine with at-risk youth as well as his professional dance company repertoire.

Episode Notes

In this episode of DanceCast, Silva interviews 22 year-old Hanna Tams, founder and director of Douban Dance Company in Jerusalem. Hanna is dedicated to reaching at-risk Palestinian youth through dance, thereby using art for social change. Hanna shares the cultural obstacles he has overcome, the political implications of sharing dance with his community, and the power of dance to bring joy and heal.
Text by Emmaly Wiederholt