McColl Award winner building community through circus

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Why This Matters: Telling the stories and traditions of multi-ethnic communities adds context and meaning to Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s larger story. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager There’s an element of danger in circus. If performers don’t work together, they put themselves at risk. It’s a metaphor for how the members of any town or city need to …

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McColl Award winner working to bring community together

Categories: ASC, ASC Awards, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager CarlosAlexis Cruz may be an assistant professor of voice and movement at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, but he really is a bridge builder. Instead of connecting paths across physical obstacles by way of concrete or wooden structures, however, Cruz is bridging unspoken divides between several Charlotte-Mecklenburg communities …

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