Weekly Announcements – November 26 to December 2

THIS WEEK:  Soma Center Opening, DanceJerusalem Spring 2013 financial aid deadline, Guest artist Nicole Chantal de Weever, Frederick Curry at Dixon Place, DancePlus Fall 2012

   

ADMINISTRATIVE NOTES AND REMINDERS

Kim has released important information regarding Pilates session scheduling

Now that the BFA Senior Solo/Duet Concert has been rescheduled, you will need to sign up for your ticket again. The new dates are Dec. 11 & 12, and all BFA students are required to attend. All dance works will be performed at both concerts. INSTRUCTIONS:  Log in to eCollege with your NetID and password; click on Dance Assembly; and follow the instructions there.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Soma Center Opening tour and reception will take place THIS Wednesday, November 28 at 11:30am in Studio 110. View the Facebook event

 

TRAVEL & STUDY ABROAD

Diversify your dance studies by studying abroad through one of our exchange programs with the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London or the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel.

The financial aid deadline for DanceJerusalem Spring 2013 is this Friday, November 30. Advising meetings with Frederick Curry may be made through Ryan Lynch at rylynch@rci.rutgers.edu.

 

MASTER CLASSES & RESIDENCIES

Nicole Chantal de Weever, Cultural Ambassador of the island St. Maarten N.A, graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Fairfax Ballet and Motiance. Nicole is a recipient of the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards 2010 for Best Female Dancer on Broadway. Performed at The View, Stephen Colbert Report, 64th Annual Tony Awards, The BET Honor’s Awards, Obbie Awards, Broadway on Broadway, Broadway in Bryant Park, Afro Pop Hall of Fame Awards, AUDELCO Awards, Black Film Festival, Dance Africa, West Side Story World Tour, FELA! Off-Broadway, FELA! on Broadway and FELA! World Tour. Worked with such choreographers as Katherine Dunham, Bill T. Jones, Joey McKneely, George Faison, Rob Ashford, Frank Gatson, Maria Torres, Abdel Salaam and Jamel Gaines. Has appeared on a Fox News Primetime Special with John Stossel “What’s Great about America”, Nicole has appeared on The Today’s Show with Ann Curry she has been interviewed by Leeann Trotter NBC Chicago, ABC with Tamala Edwards Philadelphia, Principal on commercials on the Oxygen channel, featured dancer on PBS special “Dancing with Life”: Katherine Dunham, American Library of Congress Documentary DVD on Katherine Dunham Technique.  CONTACT _Con-401F45CE1 \c \s \l Nicole de Weever was the assistant to VMA Award winning choreographer Jeffrey Page for Beyonce’s video “Girls Run The World”, Beyonce’s The Billboard Award and Beyonce’s Oprah Winfrey Tribute. Performed with such companies as Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, Creative Outlet of Brooklyn, Prophecy Dance Works and Seventh Principles. Featured model for Vote #44 for Victory President Barack Obama campaign.

Nicole will teach both sections of African this Tuesday, November 27.

Guest artist Assaf Benchetrit will be teaching Ballet 6 at 12:35pm on Thursday, December 6. Assaf, originally from Israel, has danced with the Panov Ballet and the Israeli Ballet. He has performed with United States companies such as The Joffrey Ballet, Metropolitan Classical Ballet, and Alabama Ballet as a principal dancer. Assaf has toured through England, France, Germany, Italy, and more. He holds a BS in Computer Science and a BFA in Dance from Montclair State University.

 

COURSE PLANNING

Registration is now open for Spring 2013. Advising meetings can be made with Frederick Curry through Ryan Lynch at rylynch@rci.rutgers.edu.

 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

An excerpt from Frederick Curry‘s Hmm… Oh… Ahh will be presentd at Dixon Place in New York as a part of the LIMS MOSAIC & Crossing Boundaries series on Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30:pm. More information

DancePlus Fall 2012 (Nov 30 to December 9) presents the works of guest artists Patrick Corbin, Julie Bour, Robert Battle, and faculty choreographers John Evans, Kim Gibilisco, Randy James, and Julia Ritter. View the Facebook event

The Senior Solo/Duet Concert takes the Loree stage on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 11 and 12. View the Facebook event

 

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Assistant Needed, Marlboro, NJ. Looking for an assistant for dance administration-oriented work, in scheduling, rehearsal monitoring, social media, and event planning. Contact Nisha Pradeep at nishsire@gmail.com or 732-851-3354.

American Repertory Ballet seeks interns for their Educational Programming, Marketing, and Development departments. More information

 

INTENSIVES

American Dance Festival Winter Intensive
December 29 to January 8, New York City
Applications accepted on a first come, first serve basis

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Winter Intensive
January 2 to 11, 2013 at The Julliard School in New York City
Information, Registration

Martha Graham School Winter Intensive
January 2 to 18, New York City
BrochureRegistration Form

Gaga Intensive Spring 2013 in Belgium
March 31 to April 6, 2013
Information, Contact europe@gagapeople.com

 

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