english thing

This story is about my old dance team, and how we have struggled but worked hard and had fun.

A Master of Music

Jim Cunningham, Born 1933 is a man of many professions. When Lucas Grey joined by his Uncle Jim Cunningham sat down at a piano for an interview. Jim Cunningham grew up in the small town of Belpre Ohio, and was...

Living in Paris (mom talk pt 2)

Talked to my mom about her days and Paris and how she wanted to become a model. Talked about some moments from her last life and her best moments for modeling

Dance Teacher

We talked about leadership and what it means to her in her job

2019 Artist Stories with Barbara Lima

2018 Dance Wire Ambassador Kathryn Harden sits down with 2019 Ambassador Barbara Lima to talk about her life and career in dance. They discuss what it was like to dance in Brazil growing up and what it means to create...

Barb Silverman & Jess McIntosh

Old Town School teachers Barb Silverman and Jess McIntosh talk about teaching at the school, experiences as women in a male-dominated music community, and reflections on their friendship over the years. Barb is a clogger and multi-instrumentalist who performs in...

Kaitlyn Kelley’s Cheerleading Interview

Erin Kelley interviewed her cousin Kaitlyn Kelley about her experiences being a high school and a college cheerleader. Kaitlyn talks about her experience being a captain her senior year of high school and how that inspired her to want to...

Dear Mama

After interviewing my mom, I’ve learned that her personality has always been consistent from her past to the present.

Kathleen Ulanday and Nicole Pradas

Kathleen Ulanday talks with mentor and friend, Nicole Pradas about her childhood memories, the different aspects of her life, and what the future may hold.

Interview about the impact of dance.

This interview was about the impact of dance on my dance teacher.

Her Own Space: Self Care, Sisterhood, and South Korea with Robin

Traveling while black means researching more than ticket prices and exchange rates. There's a savviness to surviving racism in the United States and abroad as colorism, cultural appropriation, and xenophobia abound. Robin's faced it all as a black woman teaching...

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...

Shirley, 93, wants everyone to know they might live longer than they expect

Shirley shares stories about aging, about her passions of kids, dance, and reading. She grew up in California as the daughter of a cowboy and has lived in San Francisco for over 40 years. She is 93 and hates the...

Artist Stories – Brandy Guthery

In this interview 2019 Dance Wire Ambassador Brandy Guthery and Ambassador Chair Laura Onizuka talk about Brandy’s life and career in dance. Learn about how the co-founder and co-directress of AWOL Dance got started dancing, what brought her to Portland,...

Kiara Griner interviews her grandmother Sherry Vernal about childhood

In this interveiw, conducted in November 2019 in Crofton, Maryland, Kiara Griner (13) interveiws her grandma Sherry Vernal (76) about her life experiences and childhood. Ms. Vernal shares about the importance of the people in her life and the effects...

Twin Talk with Tori

Tori shares her story about growing up with a her twin brother Dylan. Dylan has down syndrome and Tori does not (a 14 in a million statistic). Listen to hear more about these fun, loving, and interesting pair of siblings.

Artist Stories – Anne Mueller

Curious about the secret life of dance artists? Dance Wire Ambassadors are some of the most innovative and influential people in the Portland dance community and have sat down with Dance Wire to discuss their life as a dancer and...

Madeline Feldman talking to her grandmother Karen Rosenstein about her life

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oceanside, New York, Madeline Feldman (15) and her grandmother Karen Rosenstein (73) discuss her childhood and family. Karen shares an overview of her chapters in life. She shares stories about growing up...