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The World Goes On: A Collaboration with country music artist Jamie O’Neal

We are so excited to announce the release of this collaborative project between Larkspur, Jamie O’Neal and college dance teams around the country during this pandemic!  Jamie’s song The World Goes On was released at the height of Covid, and it inspired us to create beautiful movement, and to reach out and make connections with other dancers since that was a void in all of our lives due to measures taken to combat the Coronavirus.  This talented Grammy nominated artist not only gave us her permission and blessing to utilize her song in this way, but she also talks to us about it and other topics on this podcast episode!  Jamie O’Neal’s career has been prolific as a vocalist, songwriter and producer, so I picked her brain about creativity, inspiration, and maintaining a career in the arts.  She’s also no stranger to the dance world, and has tremendous respect for what we do as well!  

See the collaborative video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viEb7avzmhw

Both Larkspur and Jamie O’Neal are extending a warm and heartfelt invitation to all dancers everywhere to be a part of this collaboration!  Kayla and I talk about how you can do just that in the outro of this episode!  More information can be found at https://www.larkspurdance.com  and https://www.larkspurdance.com/larkwp/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/TWGOWeb.pdf

Jamie O’Neals links:

Website https://www.jamieoneal.com

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jamieonealofficial/

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWN4DPj7sMnGfdbhbAI4W2g

Shoutout to our sponsors!

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