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Posted on: April 23, 2020

West African Cultural Institute Interview

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West African Cultural Institute

West African Cultural Arts Institute is committed to sharing the joy and passion of West African culture through vibrant educational programs focusing on music and dance from Guinea, West Africa.

“Dance and music ma...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 23, 2020

West African Cultural Institute Performance

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West African Cultural Institute

West African Cultural Arts Institute is committed to sharing the joy and passion of West African culture through vibrant educational programs focusing on music and dance from Guinea, West Africa.

“Dance and music ma...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Cynthia Gutierrez Interview

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Cynthia Gutierrez Interview

Choreographer, dance educator and Artistic Director of Company Movimiento.

“Dance is therapy for the artist. To process what they’re experiencing at the time, in an attempt to make sense of it all, to make pea...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Cynthia Gutierrez Performance

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Cynthia Gutierrez Performance

Choreographer, dance educator and Artistic Director of Company Movimiento. Music by Michael Wall.

“Dance is therapy for the artist. To process what they’re experiencing at the time, in an attempt to make sen...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Shannon Mockli Interview

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Shannon Mockli Interview

We have some behind the scenes footage for you: "Dance in Dialogue" interview with Shannon Mockli.

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Shannon Mockli Performance

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Shannon Mockli

Dance in Dialogue provides an intimate space for artists to share new works-in-progress with immediate audience engagement as part of our mission to invigorate Eugene’s contemporary dance culture. Song "Me & Him Together&q...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Michael Moloi Interview

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Michael Moloi Interview

Michael Moloi’s response to the question of "How can dance help us navigate and creatively respond to times of change?" Michael says, “Dance uses the silence of the voice but the power of the body. It c...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Michael Moloi Gumboot & Joshua Caraco

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Michael Moloi Gumboot & Joshua Caraco

A collaboration of Gumboot dance from South Africa and Kora instrument from West Africa. Learn more about Gumboot.

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Vanessa Fuller Interview

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Vanessa Fuller Interview

“Great works of art come out of times like this. When I teach my students...one of my main focuses is bringing the artistry out of my students. Who do you want to be?... Dance allows us this kind of freedom” - V...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Sarah Zolbrod Performance

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Sarah Zolbrod

Learn more about Eugene Contact Improvisation Dance; Music by Michael Wall, "Choir Only."

“Dear contact improvisation. Please come back to me and my community and the world soon. Life is indescribably, infinitely richer wit...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Lane Dance Company

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Lane Dance Company

The Lane Dance Company is a student company directed by lead faculty Bonnie Simoa and is dedicated to the creation and performance of contemporary dance. Remember 6: Pass (Composed by Bonnie Simoa) Music by Arvo Pärt; Remember 1...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Japanese American Association of Lane County

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Japanese American Association of Lane County

Their mission is to help bring together our community and celebrate our culture. Learn more about Japanese American Association of Lane County. Music by San Jose Chidori Bank, "Janken Ondo."

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Danceability International

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Danceability International

DanceAbility International’s mission is to dissolve barriers and connect people with and without disabilities through dance and movement. This mission is accomplished through classes, workshops and events for adults and...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Darin Henry

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Darin Henry

Picuris Pueblo, Southern Style Fancy Dancer 

Drum #1: Northern Cree Singers, "Twister", Drum #2: John Knife Chief and Singers, "Contest Run Off Song."

“Dancing is just the opposite of lying in the bed in the...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Rebelle Ballet

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Rebelle Ballet

"Dance & tech provide an opportunity to restore community. Dance provides an opportunity to move with freedom. Dance provides an opportunity to feel strength and power. Dance provides an opportunity to express ourselves when there a...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Geordi Helmick - Me & My Selves

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Geordi Helmick - Me & My Selves

“Movement has always been something I’ve considered core to my identity and my experience- whether that’s in a studio environment with other omvers, in the kitchen doing pirouettes while wai...

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National Dance Week - Performances & Interviews