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Sara Komatsu

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In Memory of My Uncle Brent Renaud

As Brent’s family, we all knew the risks of his line of work. We believed in its journalistic necessity just as he did. In making visible the unfortunately oft-overlooked suffering at the heart of crises, Brent threatened the control of those in power — and paid the ultimate sacrifice for it. This was his life’s work. He made an outsize difference in the world up until the very end.


‘Birds of Paradise’ Review: Another Dance Film Disappoints

Films about ballet can bring the traditional, exclusive, inaccessible art form to a wider audience, but they must take more care not to perpetuate harmful ideas of power, sex, and politics in the industry.


Boston Ballet Kicks off a Digital Season with “Forsythe Elements”

This first installment of “BB@yourhome” provides a deep dive into Forsythe’s works, with excerpts from a wide range of pieces including “Playlist (EP),” “Pas/Parts 2018,” “The Second Detail,” “Artifact 2017,” “Blake Works I,” and “In the Middle Somewhat Elevated.”


Ballet’s #MeToo Movement: Power and Abuse in the Industry

When the #MeToo movement began to sweep the world, the ballet industry was rocked with overdue discoveries of abuse.


Academia’s IQ Test is Flawed: The Importance of Arts Education

Going to college is what the world expects of its youth. College is the road most traveled, the societal norm, the path of least resistance.