An Oxford dance studio owner says there is a direct connection between dancing and improved mental health, and experts agree.
Madelyn Birkelbach, 21, has been a dancer most of her life. As a member of her high school drill team, she knew she wanted to keep dancing when she came to Oxford for college because she finds it “therapeutic and an opportunity to freely express (herself).”
Imagine something you find absolutely breathtaking. Something you could stare at or watch for hours and still be just as enamored as you were the first time you saw it.
University of Mississippi theater major Gabby Quintana, 19, is heavily involved in campus life and activities. In her second semester, Quintana spends most days performing.
Since its creation in 2010, Ole Miss Student Dance has been almost entirely student-led and -run. With the exception of a faculty adviser to help create and maintain a budget, this modern dance company was created by and for students.
Rachel Levetzow moved to Oxford five months ago, and since then, every day has been different. As the new head coach of the Ole Miss Rebelette dance team, Levetzow, with an adventurous spirit, embraces every challenge and new opportunity.
Addis Olive Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Quincey Huerter, a nomad of sorts, is an aspiring Oxford actor seeking fame and the opportunity to perform. Starting considerably late in theatre, Huerter always loved being the […]
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Sarah Henderson Oxford Stories Sehende2@go.olemiss.edu For most University of Mississippi students, the last weekend before exam week is filled with library visits, late night study sessions, endless hours reviewing flashcards, and typing […]
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Dominique R. McGhee The Oxford Eagle Almost 13 years ago, the Oxford Ballet School opened its doors to aspiring area dancers and has been a strong support for students who have trained […]