Every day on Art&Seek, we’re talking to people who have tips for staying creative and calm. Share yours with us on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter. Click above to listen to McKinley Willis from Dallas Black Dance Theatre as she shares her tip with KERA’s Nilufer Arsala.
McKinley Willis trained as a child at Dallas Black Dance Academy, graduated from Booker T. Washington High School and the University of Oklahoma, before joining Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
McKinley has been trying new recipes, doing home projects, and writing poetry. But the best way she’s found to stay calm and creative during this time is keeping herself on a regular schedule.
To stay on top of her technique and routine she decided to teach virtual classes.
“I’m teaching a modern class on Wednesdays and a ballet class Fridays,” said McKinley. “Dallas Black Dance Theatre trains at an advanced level so the classes reflect that level of training. However, there are options for beginners like barre exercises, so anyone can join in.”
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