Weekly Announcement – Janaury 25 to January 31

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This Week: New NDEO Student Chapter at Rutgers, Crew Request Forms, BFA Opportunities, Professional Opportunities, and Special Events.

CALLING ED.M & 5th YEAR ED.M-TRACKING STUDENTS

Your help is needed to start a National Dance Education Organization Student Chapter at Rutgers in Spring 15’!

The aim is to fully initiate a graduate student chapter during Fall 2015. In order to start this process, this semester we need 10 students to commit to the development of the chapter and become the founding members!

Rutgers requires a Constitution (which has been developed) along with a mission statement (which is in the process of being drafted). By submitting all of this, we can be recognized as an active GSO (Graduate Student Organization) through the GSA (Graduate Student Association). By becoming affiliated, we receive funding for the annual fee NDEO requires, funding for other opportunities, space to hold meetings and workshops/events, etc. The benefits are endless, but first we need YOU! During our first meeting we will further develop a mission statement and any other documentation required by the GSA and NDEO.

If you are interested in participating or want more information about the process, please email Gabriella Meiterman-Rodriguez at gmeiterman@aol.com with your name, current standing in the Ed.M program, and any other questions you may have. To get the ball rolling, she will send a doodle calendar to determine the availability of the majority interested in holding an informational session during the first week of school!

For information on NDEO, visit http://www.ndeo.org

CREW REQUEST FORMS

Please note that crew request forms are due this coming Thursday, January 29th by 5 pm.  Information for all crew assignments with dates and times are posted on the production board.  Please leave your form in the bin by my office in the Mortensen suite.  Please fill out all the info on the form including email and phone.  Let me know if you have any questions.

BFA OPPORTUNITIES 

Center for Global Education Now Accepting Fall/AY/Summer 2015                     and Spring 2016 Study Abroad Applications

The Rutgers Center for Global Education is currently accepting study abroad applications for Fall/AY/Summer 2015 (application deadline for most programs is March 1st) and Spring 2016 (application deadline for most programs is October 1st).  Listed below are a few programs that may be of particular interest to BFA Dance students.  In addition to meeting with an advisor in the Center for Global Education students also need to meet with their major/minor advisor to discuss course equivalencies.

The Center for Global Education Scholarships are now awarded on a first-completed basis. For more information about the Center for Global Education Scholarships and additional opportunities please visit the Scholarships section of their website http://tinyurl.com/lehtf6x.

Summer Options

Berlin Theater http://tinyurl.com/lhk5vfp

Senegal Youth Artists and Community Devel4opment http://tinyurl.com/qcfluka

A listing of all of the Center for Global Education summer programs can be found at http://tinyurl.com/kmp9nu5.

To learn more about 2015 summer offerings, come speak to faculty members and representatives at the Summer Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, January 28th from 6-8pm at the SAC Lounge on College Avenue. Students can enter to win one of two $500 Summer Study Abroad scholarships (for use on Center for Global Education summer programs). More information about this and other Center for Global Education events can be found at http://tinyurl.com/kzoasnb.

Semester Dance Options

Israel Dance Jerusalem http://tinyurl.com/lv2yd2w

United Kingdom Trinity Laban http://tinyurl.com/loatczk

PROFESSFIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Twyla Tharp Summer Workshop

Join Tharp Ballet Masters for a two-week summer workshop and intensive. Learn Twlya Tharp’s iconic works and technique in a workshop developed and structured by Tharp in collaboration with Ballet Masters.

Dates

June 1-13, 2015

Location

Barnard College
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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View the Twyla Tharp Summer Workshop flyer and visit their website for more information.
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SPECIAL EVENTS

Broadway Audition Workshop

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Barbara Angeline Show Photos Barbara Angeline will run a 4 week Broadway Audition Workshop from 3:15pm – 4:15pm on Fridays in February – 6th, 14th , 20th, and 27th – at Loree Theatre.

Please bring character shoes or jazz shoes, and dress for an audition. We will learn a combination; audition in small groups; then reflect on and discuss your work. Individual, straightforward career feedback and info will be provided.

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Email Barbara Angeline at barbange@rci.rutgers.edu for more information

DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR THE PREMIERE OF BROKEN STORY

All Dance Department Students & Faculty invited to Pam Tanowitz’s upcoming performance at the Guggenheim for a discount!
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Discount Code is: PAM
$20 tickets

http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/education/works-and-process

February 22 at 3pm and 7:30pm

February 23 at 7:30pm

See the premiere of Broken Story (wherein there is no ecstasy). Four composers, four dancers, four musicians, and a choreographer come together in this work commissioned by Works & Process. Composer David Lang, in collaboration with choreographer Pam Tanowitz, invited three composers who had never written for dance before, Ted Hearne, Hannah Lash, and Caroline Shaw to create new works. Tanowitz intertwines these four new scores, which will be played live by the FLUX Quartet, with choreography performed by dancers Maggie Cloud, Dylan Crossman, Stuart Singer, and Melissa Toogood.
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For the 3 pm performance enter via the ramp at 88th Street and 5th Avenue; no reception for this performance.
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