Clare Croft

Clare Croft is a dance historian and theorist, dramaturg and curator. She is the author of "Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Culture Exchange," the editor of "Queer Dance: Meanings and Makings," and the curator of the EXPLODE queer dance festival. Her writing about dance has appeared in The Washington Post and the Austin American Statesman, among other academic and journalism publications. She is Associate Professor of Dance & American Culture at the University of Michigan.

Bodies on the Line

Watching the coverage from Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, I couldn’t help seeing the way the mostly White, mostly male Trump supporters carried themselves. The ease they...