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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.
The School of the Arts Presents: American Idiot, March 29 - April 2, 2017
The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform American
Idiot, beginning Wednesday, March 29th through Sunday, April 2, 2017.
The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day’s
American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly
takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. Johnny, Tunny and Will
struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled young
men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their
paths quickly diverge, and the young men find themselves lost in a world they
were not prepared for.
You won’t want to miss our talented students perform in this
energy-fueled rock opera! American Idiot features songs that are soon to become
The Dean College production of American Idiot will take
place in the Main Stage in the Campus Center at Dean College, 99 Main Street,
Franklin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
General admission is $22, Seniors $12 and Children $7.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit
Join Dean College for Discover Dean Day, March 25, 2017
Dean College hosts many events throughout the year to help
prospective students and families see the Dean Difference firsthand. Discover
Dean Days are full day open house programs that include campus tours,
presentations and opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and students from
throughout the Dean community. Following is the schedule for Discover Dean Day:
9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 Welcome and Overview
10:30 Academic Fair
11:00-1:00 Discover the Dean Difference: Explore our campus
through a variety of activities that will allow you to visit one-on-one with
faculty and staff and get all your questions answered.
Lunch vouchers will be provided to you in your packet to
visit the Smith Dining Center!
To reserve your space, simply register online or contact the
Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or toll free at 1-877-TRY DEAN.
Register for Discover Dean Day on March 25, 2017
Dean College on Saturday, March 18, 2017 for an information session and tour of
campus designed to help you better understand The Dean Difference.
Join Dean College on Saturday, March 18, 2017 for an
information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand
The Dean Difference. Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a tour of campus,
allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day.
Representatives of the Office of Admissions will be on hand
to answer all your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
Register for Saturday with Dean on March 18, 2017
Dean College announces spring break residence hall closing information.
The residence halls will close at 6:30pm on Friday, March
3rd. The residence halls will re-open on Sunday, March 12th at 12noon.
Prior to leaving students must do the following:
Ensure all trash is taken out of the room
Unplug all electronics
Unplug and defrost any mini fridge units
Lock all windows
Turn off the light, and lock the door
Residents who live further than 500 miles away, and need to
stay late due to travel arrangements must go to Chapman House by Wednesday,
March 9th to finalize arrangements. Charges will apply. Food is not provided
during Spring Break.
Any questions please contact the Office of Residence Life at
email@example.com or 508-541-1838.
Students are also encourage to stop by Chapman House or
speak with their RD if they have any questions.
To make transportation arrangements to get to either Logan
Airport or TF Green Airport contact Kiessling Transit Reservations at
1-855-432-3315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch Dean College Basketball compete live at the USCAA National Tournament on March 1, 2017
Update: Both the Men's and Women's Basketball teams lost in the first rounds of the tournament. On Wednesday, March 2, both teams will play in consolation games.Visit ww.deanbulldogs.com for more information.
The Dean College Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams will compete
in the USCAA National Tournament February 28 – March 4, 2017 in Uniontown,
The men, who earned a #8 seed will play #1 seed Maine Fort
Kent at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
The women, who earned a #7 seed will play #2 seed Berea
College on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
To watch live, visit http://basketball.theuscaa.com/live
For live game statistics, visit: http://basketball.theuscaa.com/sports/wbkb/2016-17/boxscores/20170301_hues.xml
For more information on Dean College Basketball, visit www.deanbulldogs.com
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