Margaret Jenkins

Margaret Jenkins

November 22, 2009 by Steve
This keynote speech was delivered by choreographer Margaret Jenkins at the Dance/USA Annual Conference in June 2009, in Houston, Texas in a session titled “Finding the Future: Creative Sustainability in Uncertain Times.” Originally a nautical term, battening down was a procedure to safeguard ships against bad weather. The crew would prepare for an impending storm by fastening canvas over doorways and hatches. Now in the arts, it is a time to take a few deep breaths and batten down the hatches. Read More...