From dyslexia to starting a business, SkunkWorks Founder Jana Bennett shares her story.
#ThoughtfulThursdaySW "As I moved farther along in my career, I kept being drawn to the intersection of raw humanity and the brilliance of creation that dance encompasses. The moment of pure exhaustion coupled with an incredibly unique sensitivity to what you are creating, you find this emotional and primal drive to move forward. That is where I find my love of dance."
- Jana Bennett, Founder and Director of SkunkWorks Dance
Article Link: http://voyagechicago.com/interview/meet-jana-bennett/
From dyslexia to starting her own business, hear about Jana's extraordinary artist journey in this captivating profile feature by Voyage Chicago as part of their "Throught-Provokers" series! In the article, she addresses the five different avenues she creates art through, her definition of success, how her art has changed and what she is doing today with dance!
An insightful lens into the world of an artist entrepreneur that is definitely world a read! We leave you with a quote about the obligations Jana feels as a leader, and her hope to transform the world:
"I feel an immense responsibility to create positive change within my art, so that the future generation of artists experience a new world of dance that is more inclusive, safe and full of opportunity. I strive to create art that is socially conscious, speaks beyond my own viewpoint and challenges each audience member to be an active participant in the work. My art is no longer all about the self. It is about creating for others and risking all to move dance forward."
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