Q & A with Jillian Godwin

April 6, 2016
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Why do you dance?
Dancing is the best medium for me to express myself. I was always shy and slightly clumsy as a kid. My grandma told my mom to put me in a dance class, so she did and it took off from there.

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Q & A with Timothy June

April 6, 2016
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Why do you dance?
I've been asked this question many times, and I think I give a different answer each time. The first part of the reason is rather selfish: I love movement and the way it makes me feel. I love the feeling of being on stage and making art. Live performance is temporary and I love the stress and pressure of knowing there are no do-overs or second chances. The second half of my answer is that I dance to communicate. I love when dance has an emotional effect on an audience. There is an unspoken dialogue from dancer to audience that inspires me. Dance can be used to entertain and wow audiences, but it can also be used to speak to their souls. 

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Q & A with Brandon Comer

April 6, 2016
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Why do you dance?
I dance because I get to share my joy and passion for what I love through my art. Being on stage is like no other feeling in the world. The adrenaline rush you get when you get done with a show and you're exhausted and the crowd is cheering is one of my favorite parts about my job. It makes you feel accomplished about all the hard work that you put into each rehearsal and show.

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Q & A with Emily Dyson

April 6, 2016
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Why do you dance?
I am not always good with my words or speaking in front of people and dance allows me to be the most honest version of myself without any reservations. Dance also helps push me to new boundaries and gives me the opportunity to discover something new about myself every day.

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Q & A with Stuart Coleman

April 5, 2016
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Why do you dance?
Before I was dancing, I was dancing. Years before my first dance class, I was choreographing dances to songs on the radio and spontaneously breaking out in dance in front of my classmates in school. Taking dance lessons just gave me structure to a passion that was always inside me.

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