JaQuel Knight: Changing the Game, From Choreography to Copyright (Dance Magazine)

“Choreographers are really the bastard kids of the industry,” JaQuel Knight says. “We don’t have the respect that should be on our names based on the value we bring to a project, especially those of us who are Black and brown.” Earning choreographers that respect, he realized, would require forcing the industry to recognize their work’s value. And copyright—the establishment of legal ownership—would be his crowbar. Read this story at dancemagazine.com.