Weekly Announcements – March 29 to April 4

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This Week: Rotation Schedule, Liz Lerman Guest Lecture and Book Signing, Dance & Parkinson’s Classes, Upcoming Faculty Performances, and EdM News & Kudos.

ROTATION SCHEDULE

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ATTENTION STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF

The Dance Department will be hosting award-winning choreographer Liz Lerman on April 15th for a guest lecture and book signing.

Liz Lerman has been the recipient of numerous honors, including a 2002 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship, a 2011 United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Dance, and the 2014 Dance/USA Honor Award. Her work has been commissioned by Harvard Law School, the Lincoln Center, American Dance Festival, and the Kennedy Center among many others. Liz is the author of three books: Hiking the Horizontal: A Field Guide for Choreographers(2011), Critical Response Process (2003) and Teaching Dance to Senior Adults (1984).

12:15-2:15pm       Lecture plus Q & A – Studio 110, Nicholas Music Center

2:15-3:30pm         Book signing and reception

Copies of Liz’s books available for sale during the reception.

DANCE & PARKINSON’S CLASSES

Production Hours Available!

The Dance Department has created a new series of movement class for people with Parkinson’s Disease. The classes are free and drop-ins are welcome.

Class is taught by certified teacher David Tamaki, from the NJ Ballet.

The class schedule includes both Wednesday and Saturdays. So far, the Wednesday classes have been well-attended at the downtown Fitness Center.

SATURDAY CLASSES STARTED ON MARCH 28

Classes continue on SATURDAYS, April 4, 18; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6

TIME: 11:00 am- Noon

The department is looking for student assistants

YOUR JOBS ARE:

  1. Arrive around 10:30 am at Studio 110
  2. Help set up about 15-20 chairs in a circle
  3. Help sign up anyone who is new with a waiver form (note: as a Rutgers student, you will need to sign a waiver form yourself)
  4. Help sign up anyone who needs a parking permit
  5. Take the class; learn something new about adaptive movement!
  6. During class, help anyone in class move a chair or if they look fragile
  7. After class, help breakdown the chairs and set them back up on the storage cart
  8. Clean the room of any trash; finish by about 12:30 pm

PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE POSTED SHEETS ON ANY OF THE THREE BULLETIN BOARDS IN THE HALLWAY

INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS SO JEFF CAN CONTACT YOU


UPCOMING FACULTY PERFORMANCES​

Go see Chien-Ying Wang’s ​​newly ​commissioned work for the Lustig Dance Theatre, presented in the Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College on Saturday, April 11th, 8 p.m.

The concert will feature live music by The Rutgers Children’s Choir, The Cantabile Chamber Chorale, and The Church of Incarnation.  http://lustigdancetheatre.org/

EDM NEWS AND KUDOS

Dance Education students volunteered at the recent New Jersey High School Dance Festival at Union City High School.
NJHSDF 2015Sitting L to R: Gabriella Meiterman-Rodriguez, Hannah Sego
Standing L to R: Lindsey Rizkalla, Anthony Fania, Jada Cunningham, Brittany Barnwell, Njelama Dacas, Simone Baechle

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