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Press & Awards



Opportunity of a Lifetime World Famous dancer Debbie Allen invites Durham Dancers to LA

June 22, 2022



Minority-Owned Businesses Cautiously Optimistic Amid Slow Recovery

March 3, 2021




Dance Studio Empowering Students Through Movement

By Victoria Wresilo Durham

PUBLISHED 3:15 PM ET Feb. 04, 2021




Spirit of Black Wall Street


Hollins Magazine

Q&A With Nicole Oxendine '03

Posted September 5 2018




Confidence, sisterhood, power: Durham studio promotes self-love through dance

Posted July 3, 2018 [Updated July 13 2018]


Independent Weekly

More Than Just Dance, Empower Dance Studio Teaches an Inclusive, Diverse Vision of Downtown Durham

Posted December 06, 2017



Triangle Today

Empower Dance Studio offering a 'Durham Renaissance' this Sunday

Posted on June 9, 2017 [Beth Mann]



The Clarion Content Podcast

Nicole Oxendine Choreographer and Teacher On The Podcast

Posted August 3, 2016



The Durham Voice

The Hidden Heart of Durham

Posted November 2015




Harvard/Bloomberg City of Durham Mayors Iniative Cross Boundary Collaboration


Durham Magazine "Best Dance Studio" 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Independent Weekly "Best Dance Studio" 2016
Independent Weekly "Indie Arts Awards" 2017
Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce "New Business Award" 2016
Hollins University "Distinguished Young Alumnae"
Spectacular Magazine "Woman of the Year - Emerging Leader", 2004
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