What Will It Take For the Field to Become Truly Inclusive of Plus-Size Dancers?

What is it like to be a plus-size dancer today? Complicated. Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have raised awareness about exclusionary practices in all kinds in dance, and the mainstream body-positivity movement has led to some progress—most noticeably impacting the dance world since the rise of social media. Yet sizeism remains an especially recalcitrant, systemic issue that continues to plague dancers worldwide.