This Fierce Company Is Combating Discrimination with Dance

I know 2017 is young, but I already love what the dance scene has been bringing to the table to make this year better than the disaster that was 2016. Collage Dance Collective is a Memphis, Tennessee-based company with an inspiring goal: to increase the number of dancers of color on professional stages. You might've seen this photo of the company around this past week—it's been going viral:

Watch this video to learn how the company (which, full disclosure, includes a dancer I studied dance with in college) incorporates African-American culture into their performances—and to see some pretty fierce dance clips:

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