Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox:
Ballroom dance that breaks gender roles

TEDxMontreal · 15:33 · Filmed Nov 2015
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Tango, waltz, foxtrot ... these classic ballroom dances quietly perpetuate an outdated idea: that the man always leads and the woman always follows. That's an idea worth changing, say Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox, as they demonstrate their "Liquid Lead" dance technique along with fellow dancer Alida Esmail. Watch as Copp and Fox captivate and command the stage while boldly deconstructing and transforming the art of ballroom dance.

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Trevor Copp is known for innovative social justice theater that blends physicality, image and narrative. Full bio
Jeff Fox is a professional dancer, competitor, choreographer who has won professional titles in American Smooth, Rhythm, Theatre Arts and Showdance. Full bio
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