DSL NewsWire: Oregon Studio Sends Needed Dancewear To Mexican Ballet Class

A small ballet class in Mexico received a big surprise recently when they were sent a donation of dance attire from Tillamook’s Oregon Coast Dance Center, reported the Headlight Herald.

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Susan Cashion, Former Stanford Professor, Co-Founder of Mexican Dance Troupe, Dies

Susan Valerie Cashion, co-founder of the Los Lupenos dance company and former Stanford University dance director, died last week after stepping onto the path of an approaching commuter train, reported the San Jose [CA] Mercury News.

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Studio Director Ellen Werksman Finds Similarities between Mexican, U.S. Dance Students

Barrington, Illinois dance teacher, choreographer, and studio director Ellen Werksman recently returned from Cozumel, Mexico, where she was invited to teach a dance master class for the students at the “Jazz” Studio of Dance, reported the Barrington Courier-Review.

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January 2013 | Two Halves, One Whole

Dancers tell stories with movement. And the story that Half and Halves: A Dance Exploration of the Punjabi-Mexican Communities of California tells is no small tale: it tackles immigration, agriculture, xenophobia, ambition, and the necessity of love.

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Sharing Cultures in the Colorado Valley

Alexandra loves the chance to travel and see new places. Iris loves to meet new friends from other towns. Sisters Solana and Tavia love to wear the wide-flounced skirts and make a statement, loud and clear, with their feet.

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