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Support Heidi Duckler Dance Theater on Kickstarter

August 14, 2011

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I am a huge fan of site specific dance not only because it is awesome to see how a choreographer can interpret a space and translate it into movement, but also because it introduces dance to those who are not familiar with the art form. I am also enamored with the work of Heidi Duckler […]

The Men of Les Ballet Trockadero Participate in the “It Gets Better” Project

June 23, 2011

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In celebration of gay pride month I decided to post this video of the men of Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo speaking on their experiences growing up as gay male dancers. The video was filmed for the It Gets Better Project, a project which was started by Dan Savage and his partner Terry who […]

What Can Dance Companies Learn from SYTYCD Advertising and PR?

June 17, 2011

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This Tuesday, So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD)  held an event on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, Calfornia featuring a promotional billboard full of live dancers and a DJ. The event also featured judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, who spoke to the press about the 2011 season of SYTYCD. Although the event was […]

Heidi Duckler Takes Dance Out of the Theater and Into the Public Eye

May 27, 2011

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Site specific dance has always been a favorite of mine because it often introduces dance to those who do not know a lot about the art form. The same can be said for Heidi Duckler’s “Laundromatinee” which was recently performed here in Eugene, Oregon. Heidi Duckler is a 1976 University of Oregon (UO) graduate and her […]

Ten Ways Non-Profits can Utilize Sparked.com to Benefit Their Organization

May 22, 2011

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Sparked.com is a website known as the world’s first micro volunteering network. It allows for non-profit organizations to post challenges for members of the website to address. Members of the site include public relations people, graphic designers, grant writers, and website designers who are willing to help non-profits get their messages out to the world. […]

The Trey McIntyre Project: Poster Child of PR in the Dance World

April 15, 2011

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When my mom’s football-loving boyfriend sent me this USA Today Article about a dance company based in Boise, Idaho I knew that company had something going for them in more ways than one. So what is it that Trey McIntyre and his team are doing to get 50-something sports fanatics down in San Diego, California to relate to […]

Analyzing PR in the Dance Community

April 11, 2011

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Hello! My name is Jordon Goulder. I’m a junior at the University of Oregon studying journalism with an emphasis in public relations. I am also a dance minor at the University, and I have been dancing for practically my entire life. During my experience as a public relations intern at Ballet Fantastique in Eugene, Oregon […]