Jamie Waynick is an illustrator, graphic designer and photographer currently living in Durham, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about her early exposure to art from her grandmother, how she developed skills in a variety o different mediums, burning out on free-lancing and the direction she wants her work to go, going forward.
Matthew first started dancing in 2009 and in 2014, received his BFA in Dance Performance/Choreography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, After graduating in 2014, he relocated to Washington D.C. to perform and choreograph for various dance companies and train under the instruction of various renowned dance artists throughout North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. He is also artistic director of MARO Movement and has choreographed his own works for various festivals and events along the East coast. Exploring human nature, personal experiences, and current and past events through athleticism and artistry largely inspire his works. Matthew hopes to continue to grow and expand his knowledge as an artist, sharing his experiences and voice through a movement medium and promote social change.
Megan Ross dabbles in movement that is quirky and confident. Her work has been presented at LooseLeaves Showcase in Charlotte, NC; 5th Annual Richmond Dance Festival in Richmond, VA; American College Dance Association in Randolph, NJ; Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA; and the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, AL. Currently Megan is creating and performing in Durham, North Carolina; dancing with the KT Collective; teaching ballet and contemporary at Barriskill Dance Theatre School; and completing her pilates teacher training at InsideOut Body Therapies
Megan Yankee is a Mestizx-American dancer/choreographer, movement educator, and arts administrator based in Durham, NC. Her movement lineage is comprised of an eclectic mix of contemporary dance techniques, gymnastics, colorguard, contact improvisation, as well as somatic and releasing techniques. She holds an MFA from Texas Woman’s University. She prioritizes welcoming people of all income, experience and ability levels, ages, heritages, and walks of life into the dance world. Megan is currently developing a politically-charged solo evening-length performance titled Qué gringa, que gringa.
Anne Morris is Co-Executive Director at Greensboro Dance Project and dance instructor. In this interview we discuss her journey as a dancer, her time studying dance in school and her role with the North Carolina Dance Festival.
Keith Barron is the owner and operator of Skribe Designs and current living in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview he gives us insight on his early days of creating shirts for his children as they grew up, talks about the people that influenced him as he himself grew older, and what steps he took to quit his full-time job to pursue his passion.
Anthony Ramirez is a filmmaker currently in Greensboro North Carolina. In this interview we discuss acquiring his love for movies and making films in college, the process of analyzing films and gives us insight on how his journey has been thus far creating a variety of visual content.
Kristen Davenport is a dancer and dance instructor currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. She tells us about being trained in a variety of different dances as she grew up, her passion for ballet and the amazing story of how she became a dance instructor.
Parco Richardson is a director and producer living in Phoenix, Arizona. We discuss finding his love for film making while he was living in North Carolina, his time in the military and how it allowed him to get to the west coast, going to film school in Arizona and the projects he's currently working on.
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