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Šara has a Ph.D. from the World Arts and Cultures Department at UCLA, with a focus upon community arts performances in Brazil, Cabo Verde, Senegal, and other locations. Her dissertation and forthcoming book, "Dancing at the Crossroads with Raiz di Polon" is available on Proquest. 

A preview of several ethnographic stories about George Stranovsky and his life in Slovakia during the Communist regime. George tells stories with laughter and zeal, and often some Slovak and American cursewords. While he will tell you that he is an engineer, his thesbian tendencies are always present in his storytelling.

I helped to design the story behind this project, and I was also a participant who was hand picked to participate. This was a part of the company, Creative Capital. 

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In August 2016, 5 international artists participated in a two-week Professional Development Program (PDP) in conjunction with the BAM Education department and Creative Capital. Participants (nominated by Artistic Directors of Dance Heginbotham and Limón Dance Company) were artists and arts managers from Indonesia, Laos, Madagascar, and Zambia.

Part of an ethnographic research project that I did about water and what water means to Cape Verdean islanders. Responses in Cape Verdean kriole. (not yet translated with subtitles)

 This is an article sample that was written about my research in Cabo Verde, West Africa. A story about women and sustainability and community building. 

This is an article sample that was written about my research in Cabo Verde, West Africa. A story about women and sustainability and community building. 

Ethnographic story  about a community in Venice, California, using Brazilian dance as a way of healing.  There are several clips referencing my MA thesis regarding several topics about community healing.  

Ethnographic segment about "togetherness" in Spirit and Motion Brazilian community therapy dance class.