Journey into the world of professional ballet, and discover what it takes to make it. Join your host, Kimberly Falker, as she interviews some of the world’s top dancers to find out where they started, the challenges along the way, and what it’s like to dance at the highest levels in ballet.
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Originally from Brussels, Belgium, Olivier Wevers is the founder and Artistic Director of Seattle’s critically acclaimed contemporary dance company Whim W’Him.
Olivier Wevers ~ Whim W'Him
This episode features two of my previous guests Nel Shelby and Margaret Mullin who are working together on a very special project; a full length documentary called “No Dominion”, a film Celebrating the life of the late Ian Horvath, champion for the art of dance and AIDS awareness.
No Dominion Film
Maggie Kudirka was a member of the Joffrey Concert Group in NYC when she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in June 2014. She was only 23 years old and had no risk factors for breast cancer other than being female. Results from a subsequent genetics screening showed that she did not carry the genes linked to breast cancer.