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      School of Dance Welcomes Four Renowned Dancers to “Choreographers’ Concert” Production

      01/27/2014

      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 tlane@dean.edu.

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      Dean College

      04/26/2016

      The residence halls will close at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 12 th for NON GRADUATING STUDENTS. Students must check out of their residence hall room three hours after their last final. The residence halls will close at 3pm on Saturday, May 14 th for GRADUATING STUDENTS. Prior to leaving students must

      The residence halls will close at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 12th for NON GRADUATING STUDENTS.

      Students must check out of their residence hall room three hours after their last final.

      The residence halls will close at 3pm on Saturday, May 14th for GRADUATING STUDENTS.

      Prior to leaving students must do the following:

                      -Ensure all trash is taken out of the room

                      -All belongings are removed from the room

                      -Lock all windows

                      -Turn off the light, and lock the door

                      -Turn in their key to the residence director, community advisor or designated key drop area.

      Students should sign up with their Resident Director or Community Advisor to check out of their room, and return their room key.

      Mail keys should be returned directly to the mail room.

      Residents who live further than 500 miles away, and need to stay late due to travel arrangements must go to Chapman House by to finalize arrangements. Charges will apply.

      The College does not store belongings. Should students need storage AppleBox Storage is a local company that the College has worked with. You may contact them at AppleBox8.com. The company delivers boxes to the student, the student packs, and the company picks them up! The company will then deliver the items back to you in the fall.

      Any questions please contact the Office of Residence Life at reslife@dean.edu or 508-541-1838.

      Students are also encourage to stop by Chapman House or speak with their RD if they have any questions.

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      Dean College Presents Dance Company: Time, April 28-30, 2016

      04/25/2016

      Dean College Presents Dance Company: Time, April 28-30, 2016

      Award winning faculty and guest choreographers showcase the impressive talent of our dance majors in hip hop, African, jazz, tap, modern, pointe and ballet pieces. This year we reflect on the concept of time.

      Performances of Dance Company: Time begin Thursday, April 28th through Saturday, April 30th and again on Thursday, May 5th through Saturday, May 7th.

      For more information and tickets, visit Dean College Dance Company: Time.


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      Dean College Men's Lacrosse Qualifies For NJCAA Regional Tournament

      04/25/2016

      Dean College Men's Lacrosse Qualifies For NJCAA Regional Tournament

      The men's lacrosse team will be traveling to Finger Lakes Community College on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 for the first round of the NJCAA Region III tournament.

      Visit our Dean College Athletics website for news and scores.

       


       

       

       

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      Dean College to Host Jarrett Wright, National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative, April 26, 2016

      04/25/2016

      Dean College to host Jarrett Wright, National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative on April 26, 2016 for Leadership In Action Series

      Jarrett Wright will visit Dean College as the final speaker of the Leadership In Action series on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. in the Wasserstrom Dining Room. Jarrett is the National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative for New England.

      Dean Leadership In Action Series: Featuring multiple presentations throughout each semester, this highly successful series offers Dean College students an exclusive opportunity to hear and interact with regional business leaders to learn more about what made them successful and gain valuable insights and contacts to help them launch their own careers.


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      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed Monday, April 18, 2016

      04/14/2016

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2016 to honor Patriots Day.

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2016 to honor Patriots Day.

      Administrative offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

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