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A life of dance

Eckhard Heidrich started dancing to stay out of trouble. "My father wanted to keep me off the streets," he said with a smile last week in the...
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JDU heralds spring with Vivaldi

Once Juneau Dance Unlimited artistic director Eckhard Heidrich settled on the music of Antonio Vivaldi for his ballet company's spring show, he had to decide how he wanted to split up the...
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JDU's spring show: Ballet and Friends

...Fourth Street studio for a few days in January, just to watch his friends rehearse. One day, JDU Artistic Director Eckhard Heidrich asked him if he would like to try ballet. "On the spot, I said, 'I'll do it,' " Walsh said. "We started...
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...Miah Lager, Dianne Anderson and Jane Lindsay, art; and Whitney Harding, Becky Engstrom, Roger Dillahunty and Eckhard Heidrich, dance. This year's camp will include the first Summer Art Intensive, a video, drama, art and dance program...
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Around Town

...Executive Director Jill Ramsey. Details: 780-6775. Juneau Dance Unlimited Reception to welcome new ballet master Eckhard Heidrich, 6:30-8 p.m., The Back Room Restaurant. Light appetizers and no-host bar available, public invited...
Camps offer kids array of arts opportunities

...artists can't wait until they come here." In addition to the camp, an intensive ballet workshop with Ballet Master Eckhard Heidrich from Berlin, Germany, will be held at the JDU studio. The workshop is five days a week, three hours a day. For...
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A waltz of the flowers

...of little kids who are willing to behave," Rickards said. "You need a lot of dancers." JDU Artistic Director Eckhard Heidrich choreographed all the dances in the show. He directed the piece previously in Texas. "It's normally a tradition...
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