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Ballet Hispánico appoints Chell Parkins as its first Dance Education Scholar-in-Residence

Hispanic Balletthe renowned Latinx dance organization recognized as one of America’s cultural treasures, has appointed Chell Parkins as the first scholar-in-residence in dance education as part of its Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) collaboration with Teachers College, Columbia University on behalf of their Doctor of Dance Education program and the Arnold Institute for Dance Education Research, […]

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Digital Dance: 2 ASU Alumni Post About Teaching Virtual Dance

January 12, 2022 In the fall, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences launched the Online Undergraduate Research Scholars (OURS) program – a program that provides hands-on, experiential learning for students enrolled through U.S.S. online. The OURS program also has several other components, including seed funding for faculty to develop group research experiences and scholarships […]

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The holidays give rise to performances of theatre, music and dance

Act I: Williamston reopens with a perennial holiday favorite When it comes to the holidays, there are stories that people return to again and again, seeking to recapture that heartwarming feeling that accompanies every story. The Williamston Theater kicks off its first season back from the pandemic with one of its favorites: the one-person version […]

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Local dance groups marching for collaborative dance performances November 11-13

By Mike Cook Five Las Cruces dance groups will come together for three performances of a collaborative dance. “Dance for All / All for Dance” will feature dancers from Lifted Dance Collective, Las Cruces High School Performing Dance, New Mexico State University DanceSport Company, NMSU Dancers Unlimited and Verdi Dance Academy of Las Cruces. Performances […]

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Sean-Christopher Freeman Atlanta teaching in viral dance video

Shawn-Christopher Freeman was a hugely successful dance pro before he left for the classroom. Now he is chasing his dance dreams once again. ATLANTA — It’s a compelling clip, the kind that was almost bound to go viral: an Atlanta teacher on the first day of school dancing on roller skates with his students in […]

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Who is the woman in Mayor Woodfin’s dance video? Here’s what we know

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – On election night, as the citizens of Birmingham awaited a result in the city’s top race, a strong signal of victory came in an unusual form: a dance video posted to Mayor Randall’s Twitter account Woodfin. Randall Woodfin wins Birmingham mayoral election The video went viral, garnering thousands of views to […]

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Winnipeg pop-style dance artist says his Maples neighborhood nurtured his talents

You might have seen Calvin Lam moving through the streets of The Maples neighborhood in Winnipeg. Or maybe you’ve watched the dozens of videos he’s posted to YouTube and Instagram, showing off his pop-style dancing skills. Regardless, the Winnipegger is making a name for himself with his pop and independent dance moves, and says his […]

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Lied’s virtual offerings include a jazz band led by Marsalis, a multimedia dance artist | Nebraska today

The Lied Center for Performing Arts is offering nine free virtual events in April, including music, dance and theater. The programming is part of the Lied’s commitment to continue to bring the arts to the people of Nebraska, no matter the circumstances. If needed, event registration is available here. The events are: ” The democracy […]

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ArtSea: the company that brings dance education to the Bahamas

From hotels to hair salons, many industries have been hit hard by the pandemic. But I would say that the industry most affected – the industry that seems to be the lowest priority in terms of support from governments around the world – is the arts, and more specifically dance. No better example of this […]

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It’s time to tackle sexual misconduct in dance education

In 2001, the young Chanel, a determined, ambitious, fiery and stubborn teenager, was about to start her sophomore year at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, also known as the very “Fame” school. acclaimed. I was an excellent student, a promising young dancer and appreciated by my teachers and my peers. […]

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Smithsburg grad receives national dance teaching honor

The National Dance Education Organization recently announced the recipients of the 2020 awards recognizing individuals who have made essential contributions to the field of dance education. Jennifer A. (Martin) Aversa of Pikesville, Md., and formerly of Smithsburg, was selected as a co-recipient of the 2020 National Award for Outstanding Dance Educator in the Private Sector. […]

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Cornell College Welcomes New Dance Artist in Residence

April 3, 2020 The stages at Cornell College will be filled with a variety of new dance and choreography as the college welcomes Eddie Forehand as the new Musical Theater Dance Artist in Residence for the Department of Theater and Dance. He will start teaching in the fall and is eager to share his love […]

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Four irresistible dance shows; Erika Lee in Sainte-Kate

Is there some sort of dance explosion going on? Because after the great mid-October weekend for dance, then the Twin Cities Tap Festival, Dorrance Dance and the Irish Teaċ Daṁsa, here are four more irresistible performances. If you time it right and your budget allows, you can see all four, each expressing different perspectives and […]

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UA program brings music and dance education to schools in need

By Alexis Blue, University Communications June 5, 2019 Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz learned to play guitar through Lead Guitar, as part of the UA CFA in Schools awareness program. He plans to continue studying music at AU. (Photo: Bob Demers / UANews) When Pablo Esteban Quiñonez Paz was a young boy, he listened to his […]

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Wagner College Introduces Dance Education Major

This fall, Wagner College will begin offering a new dance education major, building on the strength of its nationally acclaimed theater program, Wagner College Theatre, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. “The new major will cultivate dance artists of the highest caliber, who will be multidimensional in their field of study and dance pedagogy, who […]

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Holiday Dance Shows in Clark County Coverage Spectrum

“Nutcracker” shows Presented by Vancouver Dance Theater When: 7:30 p.m. November; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m. on December 2. Or: Fort Vancouver High School, 5700 E. 18th St. Tickets: $16. Free for lap-sitters 2 and under. Contact: www.vancouverdancetheatre.com Presented by Friends of DanceWorks When: 7 p.m. Dec. 7; 2 p.m. and […]

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Shiamak Davar explains how teaching dance can transform learning in Indian schools

Ohen I decided to make dance my profession, my primary goal was to create a dance academy that promotes dance as an education. Since then, my goal has been to provide quality dance education in India through a well-structured curriculum, inculcating correct technique and providing sound training to students of all ages. We have been […]

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Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for a New York Emmy

NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PS DANCE!an inspiring film about teaching dance in New York City public schools, was nominated for a New York Emmy in the Documentary category. The New York Emmy Awards will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160316/345011 Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for […]

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New documentary on dance education PS DANCE! Reveals the transformative power of dance in public schools

Paul L King, Executive Director of the New York City Department of Education’s Office of the Arts notes, “We are thrilled to support this excellent profile of dance education at New York City Schools. The story of the growth of dance programs is a testament to the value of arts education for all students and […]