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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 email@example.com.
The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College Announces Winter Intercession Courses
The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College will offer Winter Intercession courses beginning Wednesday, December 21, 2016 for three-week courses with one-week courses beginning Monday, January 9, 2017. Accelerate your progress toward a degree or certificate program this winter by enrolling in one of Dean College’s one-week classroom or three-week online courses.These engaging classes are open to students of all ages and experience levels.
Special one-week course topics include business negotiations, sales and marketing and a new course, Entertainment Industry Management, presented by Pawtucket Red Sox and WEEI Sports Radio.
To register for courses and for more information, contact the School of Continuing Studies at 508-541-1624 or visit www.dean.edu/scs
Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, December 10, 2016
Join Dean College 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 the campus tour, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day.
Representatives of the Office of Admissions staff will be on hand to answer all of your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
Dean College Men's & Women's Basketball Ranked in Top 15 USCAA Coaches Poll
Men's and Women's Basketball are both ranked in the top 15
of the first USCAA Division I Coaches Poll for the year. The Men, at 6-4 and riding a two-game winning
streak, are tied for 7th with Florida National University. The Women, at 7-4 and winners of 2 of their
last 3, are 12th.
Washington Adventist University leads the poll on the Men's
side, while Concordia College Alabama sits in first for the Women.
This week is a busy week for both of Dean's basketball
teams. The Women play at Wheelock on Tuesday, at Mitchell on
Thursday, and home against Lesley on Saturday. The Men play at Wheelock on Tuesday, at Daniel Webster on
Thursday and at Rivier on Saturday.
For more information, visit www.deanbulldogs.com
Dean College to Hold
Annual Tree Lighting, December 1, 2016
Come join the Dean College and Franklin Community on
December 1, 206 at 4:15 p.m. for a well-loved tradition as we kick-off the
Franklin Downtown Partnership Holiday Stroll with the lighting of the tree on
Awpie Way. There will be food and music
for everyone to enjoy!
Administrative Offices Closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25, 2016
Dean College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday
through Friday, November 23-25, 2016 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Residence Halls will close Tuesday, November 22nd
at 6:30 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 12:00 noon.
Administrative offices will resume normal business hours
beginning Monday, November 28, 2016.
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