In which I settle once and for all Yeats‘s question, using the power of 5 years of PhD study in Dance Studies, Folklore, Ethnomusicology, African and African American Studies, and Comparative Cultural Analysis.*
So, how can we know the dancer from the dance?
Have another dancer do the dance.
Have the dancer do another dance.
Ask the f*ing dancer.
*or really, just the principles of isolating variables and valuing people’s experiences