"Why start another dance company?" asks Toni Pierce-Sands. "Well, my son Trey is graduating from high school and Uri and I needed another child." Harrowing birth and child-raising analogies aside, both Uri Sands and Pierce-Sands, who are married, know all too well that starting up a modern dance company in the current cultural climate is a bit like investing in a typewriter repair service. The audience is relatively small and specialized, even in the Twin Cities, arguably the most active modern dance scene outside of New York City. The best way to make money forming a dance troupe is not to... More >>>