A New Definition of Dance

World and European wheelchair ballroom dancing champions Hanna Harchakova and Ihar Kisialiou perform at USF during "A New Definition of Dance"  (courtesy Jim Lennon).
A New Definition of Dance

A group of renowned disabled and able-bodied dancers from around the world gathered at USF recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” Over four days, they conducted workshops with students at USF and in Hillsborough County Schools, as well as performed at a gala concert. We tell you how you don’t need fancy footwork to be a great dancer on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

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"A New Definition of Dance" website

USF School of Theatre and Dance
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VSA Florida
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University Beat TV report

Photo album from "A New Definition of Dance"

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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