Weekly Announcements – March 25 to 31

Photo by Keith A. Muccilli/ Keith Muccilli Photography, LLC

THIS WEEK:  Last Spring Production Hours, ACDFA, new scholarship posted, new summer workshops and intensives posted, kudos to alumni Kyle Marhsall and Meagan Woods

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ADMINISTRATIVE NOTES & REMINDERS

Last Spring Production Hours. Please check the Nicholas callboard- the last production hours of the semester have been posted!  Talk to Jacqueline if you have any additional questions about opportunities.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Merde to student choreographers Robert Burke, Arielle Petruzzella, and Casey O’Neill, and their dancers, as they present their work at the America College Dance Festival Association’s Northeast Regional Conference at Hofstra University, this Monday through Thursday, March 25 to 28. Enjoy the conference! Information

Please enjoy this video of Arielle’s work, Mechanical Humanity (2012), which represented Mason Gross Dance at last year’s ACDFA Northeast Regional Conference at Connecticut College.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

DEPARTMENT OF DANCE

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APRIL 18 thru 21 – BFA SENIOR DANCE CONCERT.  Senior BFA students present their choreography.  Facebook Event

APRIL 26-28, MAY 3-5 – DANCEPLUS SPRING 2013.  New work from guest artists Stefanie Batten Bland and Laura Peterson. New work from faculty Paulette Sears, Keith Thompson and Frederick Curry.  Facebook Event

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OUTSIDE SHOWS

MARCH 27 — Move-Meant: A Symposium on Contemporary Modern Dance.  On March 27, 2013 at Rutgers-Newark, featuring Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble, a Philadelphia-based, multicultural, contemporary modern dance company, committed to using dance to foster personal, cultural, and social change. The symposium includes a daytime dance workshop and an evening performance. Information

APRIL 14 – 10 HAIRY LEGS.  Professor Randy James’ all male company makes its New Brunswick debut at the Crossroads Theatre, presenting Rook, a new solo for Nick Sciscione with live music, a major revival of Endured Lull with guest artist Aaron Ramos, Claire Porter’s Interview performed by guest artist Tony Bordonaro of Sleep No More, and The Day After Jesus Was Born, commissioned by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Tickets start at $12 for students. Information

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APRIL 27 – JERSEY MOVES!  The second part of this year’s festival brings a diverse program of works from Timothy Kochka with The Davis Academy, Bani Ray, Nimbus Dance Works, New Jersey Tap Ensemble, Dance Tactics, and American Repertory Ballet. Information

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COURSE PLANNING & DEGREE PROGRAMS

Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance:  These scholarships aim to provide highly qualified students in the fields of fine art, design, film, music, choreography and architecture with an opportunity to complete a program of additional studies, with or without earning a formal degree, at a German institute of higher education. Information

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PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES & INTENSIVES

BILL T JONES/ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY.  SUMMER 2013 WORKSHOP JULY 29-AUGUST 3, 2013 at New York Live Arts, $650. Information

BESSIE LAB 2013 with TERE O’CONNOR.  June 22-26 from 9:30am-2pm daily. All sessions held at New York Live Arts, $625. Information

TIFFANY MILLS COMPANY.  Summer Workshop June 10 – June 14, 2013. Information

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online.  Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center’s online funding database. Thursday, March 28, 2013 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. New York City. Free. Information

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KUDOS & SHOUT-OUTS

Congratulations to alumni Meagan Woods and Kyle Marshall on presenting their works, As It Is Written and Penny the Proletariat, respectively, at STAGEfest 2013 at the iconic Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theater this weekend.

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Meagan Woods in “As It Is Written”
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Alumna Sarah Lifson in “Penny the Proletariat”

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