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2018 Artist Stories – Kathryn Harden

Dance Wire Founder/Director Emily Running sits down with STEPS PDX Founder/Director Kathryn Harden to discuss her life and career in dance. Topics include the various aspects of dance she fell in love with and how they changed over time as well as the challenge of running a dance-related business, and still having time to take […]

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2018 Artist Series – Victoria Rose White

Meet Oregon Irish Dance Academy co-founder and owner Victoria White. At only 22 years old Victoria is already a highly accomplished competitive Irish dancer, performer, teacher, and business owner. Irish dance is her passion, her work, her hobby, her exercise, her life. Interviewed by 2018 Ambassador Chair Laura Onizuka Here are a few other things […]

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2018 Artist Series – Adrianna Audoma

This is a conversation about contemporary dancer Adrianna Audoma, her experience at a performing arts high school, moving to Israel, and the moment she overcame her self doubt and discovered a new definition of what is a “good dancer”. Interviewed by Dance Wire Director Emily Running Here is a short sample of Adrianna in action!

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Artist Stories 2017 – Rebecca Morse

Rebecca Morse, a lifelong dancer and actress who holds titles as Ms. Oregon Senior America in 2016 and as a world champion in pro-am Latin dance, is interviewed by fellow 2017 Dance Wire Ambassador Anne Mueller. Rebecca discusses what she loves most about dancing, why she loves dancing in Portland, and her passion for encouraging […]

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Artist Stories 2017 – Mizu Desierto

Take a moment to listen to this Artist Stories conversation with Dance Wire Ambassador Mizu Desierto of Water in the Desert. Our topics include why you have to be a little bit crazy to pursue life as a dance artist, how the wisdom and meaning of dance progress as a dancer ages, and the unique […]

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