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2018 Artist Stories – Maria Tucker

2018 Artist Stories – Maria Tucker

Laura Onizuka talks with Maria Tucker about her life as a professional dancer. Maria shares her thoughts on the importance of mentorship for young dancers, how dancing is for everyone at any age, and her experience working with Royal Caribbean Cruiselines.

Watch Maria dance on her performance reel!

2018 Artist Stories – Kathryn Harden

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 class and be an artist.

2018 Artist Stories – Zachary Carroll

2018 Artist Stories – Zachary Carroll

2017 Dance Wire Ambassador Anne Mueller sits down with Zachary Carroll to talk about his life and role as dancer, teacher, coach and mentor. He shares insights on peer response to being a male dancer, the role audience plays in a performance, and how the dance community has changed over time.