Veteran artists help heal a war-scarred world

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Veteran Artist Program: The Home Show

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Roman Baca on how serving in the U.S. Marine Corps also helped him make a difference through dance. Baca and other military veteran artists share their work Nov. 12 in "Veteran Artist Program: The Home Show," part of the Lincoln Center Veterans Initiative.


a marine returns to iraq, with ballet

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After serving at Fallujah, choreographer Roman Baca channeled his military experience into provocative dance performances.


Dancing about war: veteran Roman Baca and "Conflicted"

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Exit12 performs at the Veteran's Artist Program Home Show at Lincoln Center.


Exit12 during the creation of sometimes, silence

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American Homecomings Profile on Exit12

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Video by Peter Hvizdak, Story by Jim Shelton


Marine creates ballet about Iraq War

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Roman Baca, Founder, Exit 12 Dance Company. Roman Baca's ballet is called "The Homecoming". Girlfriend encouraged him to follow dreams after war. Baca served in Fallujah, Iraq from 2005-2006.