Weekly Announcements – November 9 to November 15

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This Week: Bon Voyage to Ryan Lynch, Emerging Choreographers Competition, 2015 Taylor Winter Intensive, and Faculty Performances.

MANY THANKS AND BON VOYAGE TO RYAN LYNCH!

Ryan Lynch, Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs in Department, is transferring to another position at Rutgers. We thank Ryan for all his time and dedication to our growing department and wish him well in his new position. Ryan’s last day will be November 14.

Thank you, Ryan and please keep in touch!

EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS COMPETITION

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Rider University is accepting applications for their Emerging Choreographers Competition.  The competition is open to all emerging choreographers, aged 18 and above. Twenty finalists will be chosen to audition their work in front of the panel on January 31 at Rider University.

Five choreographers will then be selected to perform their works on May 2, 2015 at the Bart Luedeke Theater at Rider.

There is a $500 honorarium for each of the five selected choreographers. Additionally, one choreographer will be selected to set his/her piece on Rider Dance Majors the following academic year. There will be an additional $500 stipend for the selected Rider choreographer.

Their Chief Adjudicator is Edward Villella. Additional panelists include: Douglas Martin, Artistic Director, American Repertory Ballet, Dr. Kim Vaccaro, Chair, Dance Department, Rider University, and Kerry Gallagher, American Dance Legacy Institute at Brown University.

View their website for more information

You may also view their PBS segment on Friday Arts

Direct a​ny questions​ to Pam Mingle​ at 609-896-7725 or pamingle@rider.edu

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2015 TAYLOR WINTER INTENSIVE

RUTGERS STUDENT DISCOUNT

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The Taylor School is offering a special discount rate on the 2015 Taylor Winter Intensive tuition for tri-state area college and university students. Anyone from the Dance Deptartment at Rutgers interested in taking the 2015 Taylor Winter Intensive will receive a 15% discount on tuition. You just have to send a copy of your valid college ID along with their regular registration documents.

Winter Intensive Registration Information

FACULTY PERFORMANCES

Chien-Ying Wang and Paul Ocampo will present their choreographic work as part of the American Dance Guild 2014 Performance Festival December 4-7, 2014.

For more information: www.americandanceguild.org
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Read about ​f​aculty member Keith Thompson’s ​work as a featured performer​ in a review of Liz Lerman’s Healing Wars. 
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