Dancing under the direction of Nitzia Vieyra will be a group of six talented dance interns from the Mt. Vernon Camp. Vieyra, coming to Maine from Morelia, Mexico, has been on the resident artist staff at Bearnstow in Mount Vernon for five seasons. After graduating from Colima University in Mexico, she cofounded the dance company FOBUS, with which she performed in Mexico and Cuba. She currently teaches, choreographs, and performs throughout Mexico and will bring a good dash of Mexico to this concert.

Providing huge amounts of talent and experience to the dance performance the Bearnstow interns hail from far and wide. Emmanuel Becerra is a graduate of the University of Colima, Mexico. He studied the tango in Argentina, and has danced with the FoBos dance company in Colima, and with the José Limón Company as a guest dancer, touring in Mexico and the U.S. Ben Grinberg is a Philadelphia-based physical theater artist, acrobatic choreographer, actor, director and video editor. He is co-artistic director of the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, a Fresh Tracks artist at New York Live Arts and a resident artist at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.

Evelyn Langley graduates from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois this year where she has studied religion and dance. She produces formal and informal performances with her college’s Terpsichore Dance Collective. Tyler Rai is a graduate of Bennington College and currently resides in Germany where she has earned a certificate in Somatic Education and is just completing a 10-month contemporary dance program at TanzFabrik in Berlin. Anabel Segrero, from Morelia, Mexico, is a graduate in dance creation of the Bellas Artes, Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts, in Mexico City. Eri Matsui, a young dancer from Fukuoka, Japan has introduced Japanese dance and culture to the Bearnstow community.

Suggested donations for this performance are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Donations will benefit the Bearnstow dance program and the Vienna Union Hall. For more information, visit or call 207-293-2674.

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