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Ascension Dance

Dance Company in Coventry

On the Ascension

PRESENTED ON OCT 03, 2017
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 33

Benji and AJ introduce us to Coventry's newest dance company and their own stories into the world of dance.

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Odissi Dance and Me

BY MASAKO ONO
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Masako Ono has lived in India for over 10 years, drawn to the country because she wanted to learn more about a dance style called "odissi." Ono is back in Tokyo to not only share what she's been experiencing there, but also to produce events and workshops in Tokyo as well. The presentation is mostly in English, with a bit of Japanese.
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Dallas Black Dance Theatre

BY ANN WILLIAMS
IN DALLAS

Ann Williams talks about the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, a performance and learning center, walking us through its various programs, and highlighting some of the shows it has hosted. (in English)

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Why Charlie Dance?

BY MICHAEL SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Ever wondered why Michael Smith's artist identity is Charlie Dance? Listen as he talks about the origins of his artist name as well as comically describing his family members. 

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Aja Nachle! (Let's Dance!)

BY NAVYA MASTANAIAH
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 11, 2016

Navya Mastanaiah grew up in India and arrived in the USA about 8 years ago. She trained early on in a form of Indian classical dance called Bharatanatyam. As life progressed, she began imbibing different forms of western dance through school performances, impromptu jazz classes and the like. 

Since childhood, through college, even in the USA where she initially struggled to make friends, Dance has always been her go-to language for breaking barriers, making friends and buildingmemories.

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Why I Dance

BY JUDE WALSH (WHELLEY)
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Jude Walsh explores how dance has changed her perception of herself and her body. From Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2016.

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My Life in Dance

BY JULIE SELTZER
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 13, 2016

Bryant Drew Andrews talks about his upbringing, and how dance was instrumental to his well-being. Drew now shares his passion for dance with communities of the Hudson Valley, NY. 

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Dancing Through the Lens

BY JIM SMITH
@ VOL 45 ON MAY 08, 2018

Jamie delves into the artistry of dance and the dance photographer. Through his images and experiences the audience got a look at the special world and techiniques of the people who document the dancers' and their presorfamces. 

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The Art and Practice of Designing Works of Dance

BY LARI LAWRENCE-GIST
@ VOL 12 ON APR 19, 2018

Lari Lawrence-Gist is the Director of Dance at the Citadel Dance & Music Center. She moved to the area from New York City in 2004. Lari is a choreographer whose work includes concert pieces, full length musicals, as well as full length ballets. She has worked with many different companies, schools, and organizations, but the majority of her work is now staged with the Citadel Dance Company. In 2015, Lari created “A Steamed Nutcracker” for the Benton Harbor community, and it is staged annually at the Mendel Center.