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    Building a Dance Festival in Lake Tahoe

    BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT After dancing professionally, Christin Hanna took her passion for ballet back to her hometown of Lake Tahoe in 2008 to start a dance school. In 2013, she…

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    From Iraq to the Stage

    An Interview with Roman Baca BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT Roman Baca, a U.S. marine veteran, is the artistic director of Exit 12 Dance Company. His choreography directly addresses…

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    Beyond Butoh

    An Interview with Mizu Desierto BY EMMALY WIEDERHOLT Mizu Desierto is a dance artist based in Portland, OR who has studied Butoh for more than 20 years. This past spring, she…

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    Lessons from Vietnam

    BY EMILY NAVARRA; PHOTOS BY OJI VALENCIA Emily Navarra currently resides in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She shares her experience navigating the world of Vietnamese art and culture…