Liz Gallego
Dance InstructorMoises Molina High SchoolDallas Independent School District


How does dance education contribute to society?

“The arts are part of our humanity. They are inseparable from who we are.”

"Art is a part of life and life is a part of art. One day I was rummaging through an old bookstore looking for books on the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and I came across a book on aesthetics. It was R.G. Collingwood's Principles of Art. The book talks about the role of the artist on a collective level, not just a personal level. Collingwood says that an artist is the conscience of a society. Artwork is held up as a mirror for us to observe who we are."
—Liz Gallego

 

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