Dvora posted a terrific interview following Bruin senior Nia Dennis going viral. Again.
This routine blew up on social media and was touted for highlighting Black culture, both in musical choices—Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliot, Tupac, to name a few of the artists included—and the choreographic choices from stepping to c walking to kneeling and the Black power salute.
Though the performance is all Dennis, the creation of the routine was the result of a collaboration between the gymnast and UCLA’s volunteer assistant coach/choreographer, Bijoya “BJ” Das. …Dance, Dance: An Interview With UCLA Gymnastics Choreographer BJ Das