Artist Stories – Bevin Victoria

In this interview Bevin Victoria speaks with Emily Running about her life and career in dance.

Franklin John Brummett and Vanport

5 grown children interview their 84 year old father about his life, love and growing up In The wartime ship building town of Vanport, Oregon, which suffered a devastating flood and was never rebuilt

Dads story and bonding

Me, and my father Paul, talked about various topics such as our past memories and adventures, as well as both of our difficulties and successes in life.

Reminiscing about the founding of Portland Waldorf High School from the perspectives of a student and a teacher.

Mariama Loos-Diallo learned to knit in first grade, and since then, handwork has been a constant and beloved interest for her. After graduating from the pioneering class of the Portland Waldorf High School, Mariama continued her education at Whitman College,...

2019 Artist Stories – Laura Blake

In this interview Kathryn Harden interviews Laura Blake. They discuss her life and career in dance, what it was like to get started as an adult, how her artistry has progressed over time and some of her major influences and...

Amy Wen talks about early childhood education in the US and in China

Amy was raised in a mountain community of southern China surrounded by nature. Her introduction to Waldorf philosophy was in 2006 while attending college. Her passion and strong desire to work with children in education led her to a job...

Artist Stories – Rebekah WolfsonKilayko

Dance Wire Founder and Director Emily Running sits down with Rebekah WolfsonKilayko to discuss her life in dance so far. At only 14, her confidence, discipline, and thoughtfulness about dance and it’s value in the world is impressive. We talk...

Lucia Mello talks about diversity, equity and inclusion in Waldorf education.

Lucia Mello was born and grew up in Brazil and moved to the US with her husband in 1989. She got her Waldorf Teacher Training in Sao Paulo and at Sunbridge College NY and completed her Masters Degree in Special...

Cyndia Ashkar tells the story of the early childhood program at Portland Waldorf School in the style of a fairy tale.

Cyndia Ashkar was born in Albany, Oregon, and after attending 28 (!!) schools as a child, she graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, where she met her husband Ted. She began teaching at Clackamas County Head Start before beginning...