In the grim arts climate of the last three decades, the politically committed and the lifelong rebels have best withstood the onslaught of tough times. For artists on the margins, fervent political belief has kept many of them going, even as money started running out in the '80s. Choreographer Krissy Keefer, a founder of the groundbreaking feminist dance collective Wallflower Order and its offspring, the Dance Brigade, is one of the survivors. With a style that encompasses theater, ritual, ballet, protest chants, and modern dance, Keefer seems infuriatingly polemical to some, a feminist visionary and pioneer to others.... More >>>