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Emery Blackwell
Emery Blackwell

With company premiere, Xcape Dance Director Vanessa Martin brings a healing grace to the Hult
Vanessa Martin (front) with Xcape Dance company
Vanessa Martin (front) with Xcape Dance company

Who’s who and what’s what in dance this month
Bonnie Simoa and Erin Elder perform at the Bali Arts Festival June 2014. Photo by John Watson.

Catching up with the star of Flashdance: The Musical, coming to the Hult
Karli Dinardo as Alex Owens photo by Denise Truscello
Karli Dinardo as Alex Owens photo by Denise Truscello

Photo by Brinkley Capriola / brinkleycapriola.us
Photo by Brinkley Capriola / brinkleycapriola.us

Who’s who and what’s what in dance this month
Eugene Ballet Company principal dancer Yoshie Oshima as Cinderella. Photo by Jon Christopher Meyers.
Eugene Ballet Company principal dancer Yoshie Oshima as Cinderella. Photo by Jon Christopher Meyers.

Who’s who and what’s what in dance this month
Veronica Dewitt and Brianna Rae perform Robin Stiehm’s ‘Slippery’ for Dance in Dialogue. Photo by Keith Williams.
Veronica Dewitt and Brianna Rae perform Robin Stiehm’s ‘Slippery’ for Dance in Dialogue. Photo by Keith Williams.

A Portrait of the Ballerina as a Young Woman
‘It’s such a challenge. i love performing, which is something I think i’ve grown into,’ Rachel Richardson says. Luis Pons Photography.
‘It’s such a challenge. I love performing, which is something I think I’ve grown into,’ Rachel Richardson says. Luis Pons Photography.

Eugene’s partner dance community is booming
The Eugene Zydeco Dance Community boogies to the sounds of Dwight “Black Cat” Carrier & the Zydeco Ro Doggs at New Day Bakery June 19
The Eugene Zydeco Dance Community boogies to the sounds of Dwight “Black Cat” Carrier & the Zydeco Ro Doggs at New Day Bakery June 19

UO Prof Habib Iddrisu acts as international ambassador for West African history and dance
Habib Iddrisu performs at the UO’s Dance Africa 2013
Habib Iddrisu performs at the UO’s Dance Africa 2013