I love dance festivals in general. It is easy to get wrapped up in your own little dance world. Festivals give you a chance to meet new people and see what they are doing. While B.O.S. attracts performers from all over it is really a community event involving local students and professionals in all genres of dance. It is easy in a small town for different schools or styles of dance to butt heads. I don’t think these dance communities can really afford this. United they are more likely to build and educate audiences. I was only there a few days but MV seems to be doing something right.
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