Weekly Announcements – September 18 to September 24

Jacobs PillowThis Week: Week 3 Ballet and Technique Schedules, Student Biographies, Musicians of University of Akron Visiting, Fresh Faces for Fall 2016, and Production Hours.

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WEEK 3 BALLET AND TECHNIQUE SCHEDULES

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STUDENT BIOGRAPHIES

REMINDER: Everyone who is in the BFA Senior Solo/Duet Concert and Fall DancePlus must submit their bio to Brillana Castillo by Friday, September 23rd

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MUSICIANS FROM UNIVERSITY OF AKRON VISITING

Kevin Amos and Drew Adamentz, two Master’s Degree candidates in percussion from the University of Akron, will be on campus this Monday and Tuesday, studying music for modern technique class with Robert. They will observe and/or sit in on the Tech F classes on Monday and Tuesday in studio 110 with Jennifer Sydor and Carlye Eckert. Please drop in and meet them.

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FRESH FACES FOR FALL 2016

NYA BOWMAN

bowman_nya_07_fp_xretNya Bowman is a native New Yorker from the Lower East Side who is based in New York City and Barcelona, Spain. She is a Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts BFA Dance graduate.

Nya was a full scholarship student at the Martha Graham School when she was first invited by Artistic Directors Therese Capucilli and Christine Dakin to join The Martha Graham Dance Company’s chorus in the production, Indisputably Martha Graham at City Center. Years later, Artistic Director Janet Eilber invited Nya to comeback to dance Martha Graham’s solos Lamentation, Spectre from Chronicle, and Leader in Steps In The Street, in the Martha Graham Dance Company’s Italian production Cercando Picasso.

Nya also danced with The Washington National Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, and Urban Bush Women’s apprentice program. She has appeared as an actress in a play, commercials, television shows, and a few short films. Nya was also a member of Graham 2 formerly known as the Martha Graham Ensemble.

She was the director of the Young Artist Program at the Graham School, an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University, faculty at The Harlem School of the Arts, and guest artist at Adelphi University, Institute del Teatre in Barcelona, The Place and Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London.

Nya is also the creator and director of NYC STAR HOSPITALITIES a destination concierge company and the Barcelona Internacional Dance Summer Intensive a pre-professional dance artist program that implements career development strategies, language arts, culture, and tourism.

Recently, Nya designed costumes for Ailey 2’s new piece In & Out choreographed by Jean Emile, performs in The Deborah Zall Project-In The Company of Women, on faculty at the Graham School and teaches the Graham Technique, Contemporary Dance, and Movement for Non-Dancers at dance institutions, festivals, competitions, and special programs.

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PRODUCTION HOURS

Dance & Parksinson’s

SOLO/DUET Concert

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