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In the spirit of “So, You Think You Can Dance,” “America’s Got Talent,” and other popular reality shows, the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College presents Choreographers’ Concert for Dance Momentum weekend beginning on Friday, February 21, 2014, featuring Dean College dance students and renowned guest choreographer judges. Additionally, Dean College will host Master Classes open to the public on February 22, 2014.
“Dancers and dance lovers in the community should mark Feb. 21st and 22nd in their calendars as an important and inspiring weekend of dance,” said Julianne Pedersen O’Brien, Dean of the School of Dance. Dancers will get the chance to take classes in Contemporary, Afro-Modern, Hip Hop, and Modern Repertory from renowned performer/choreographers, as well as participate in a talk back session with the artists.”
The Choreographers’ Concert on Friday, February 21st will take place at 8:00 p.m. in the Guidrey Center, featuring Dean College dance students and renowned guest choreographer judges. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students/seniors/children. The College will host master classes on February 22, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The fee is $70, which includes lunch and your choice of attending one to all four classes.
The two-day dance event features David Parker teaching a modern technique class with elements of choreographic investigation, Nyama McCarthy Brown teaching Afro-Modern, Marc Kimelman teaching Hip Hop, and Martin Lofsnes teaching traditional modern technique.
David Parker is the artistic director of The Bang Group, commissioned by The American Dance Festival, The Yard, and Dance Theater Workshop.
Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown holds a PhD in Dance Education and Cultural Studies from Temple University. She is a visiting professor at Bowdoin College. Additionally, she has performed with Ballethnic Dance Company.
Marc Kimelman has worked with the New York City Ballet, Katy Perry, Phish, Neil Young, and Chaka Kahn. His Broadway credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Broadway Bares, and Play It Cool.
Martin Lofsnes is a principle dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, a dancer with Maurice Bejart and Matthew Bourne, and faculty with the Ailey School and Martha Graham School. Additionally, he is the artistic director of 360º Dance Company.
Pedersen O’Brien added, “it is an affordable and exciting day of dancing and learning about dance, and it is an honor to bring these guest to the regional community! It is a dance weekend not to be missed.”
To purchase tickets to the Choreographer’s Concert visit the calendar of events page at www.dean.edu. To register for a Master Class, visit www.dean.edu/worldofdance or contact Tracy Lane at (508) 541-1606 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, Dean College hosts its
admissions event, Saturday with Dean.
Join us on campus for an information session and tour of
campus that will help you better understand the Dean Difference. Sessions begin
at 10:00 a.m. followed by a campus tour. Representatives from the Office of
Admissions and other departments on campus will be present to answer any
questions you might have.
Dean College Performing Arts Auditions will take place this
Sunday, March 22, 2015.
Students who are applying to degree programs in either Dance
or Theatre are required to complete an on-campus audition as part of their
application to Dean College. Prospective students must complete their
application before participating in their audition.
to learn more about auditions.
here to register for auditions.
“So, You Think You Can Dance,” “America’s Got Talent,” and other popular
reality shows, the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College
presents the Choreographer’s Concert on March 20 and March 21, 2015,
This event features
Dean College dance students and renowned guest choreographer judges. Additionally,
Dean College will host Master Classes open to the public on Saturday, March 21,
The Choreographer’s Concert on
Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the
Guidrey Center, featuring Dean College dance students and renowned guest
choreographer judges. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for
students/seniors/children. The College will also host master classes on March
21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The fee is $60, which includes lunch
and your choice of attending one to all four classes. Visit www.dean.edu/choreographer to purchase tickets.
Learn more about and register for the World of Dance Master
Classes by visiting www.dean.edu/worldofdance.
On Friday, March 20th, the Dean
College Office of Admissions will host Discover Dean Day!
Discover Dean Day brings together prospective
students and the Dean community for a day of discovering what Dean College has
to offer. Visit campus to learn more about the Guidrey Center and Main Stage
performance venues, Dean College’s athletic facilities, our radio station and
television studio, the major you want to study and much more! While here, you
can tour campus, meet current students, chat with professors and Deans of the
different academic schools and dine with us.
Discover Dean Day
March 20, 2015
9:30AM – 1:00PM
To reserve your space, register online
or contact the Office of Admission at 508-541-1508 or toll free at 1-877-TRY
On Saturday, March 7, both the Dean College men's and women's basketball teams participated in their district tournaments.
Men's basketball took on the Genesee Community College Cougars, representing Region III, in a match-up that ended in a 96-79 victory for the Cougars.
In the first round of the District Tournament, Dean women's basketball played the number one seed, Union County Community College (25-4). They lost a tough battle against the Owls, 62-57.
Congratulations go out to the coaches and players of our two talented basketball teams, who, for the second consecutive year, both made it to their district tournaments. This is a first in Dean College athletic history.
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