EMBODIED LIFE: Stanton Jacinto on Transitioning from Dancer to Social Worker and the Role Improvisat
Communication and building relationships are ongoing leitmotifs in Stanton Jacinto’s life. They’ve held fast from when he was a budding dancer in Hawaii to his time as a freelance, New York City-based artist. Now, he’s a social worker at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Adolescent Initiative, and these themes are more important than ever as he works with HIV-positive adolescents and young adults. Although Jacinto’s current life may unfold in sites that seem far from the stage and the studio, the lessons he learned as a dancer . . .
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