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MFA Thesis Premieres This Weekend in DANCE/Strasser

By Sara Caplan Third-year MFA candidate Bethany Good will premiere her choreographic thesis in Spring DANCE/Strasser. Friends of Brockport Dance Blog sat down to chat with Bethany about her work. What themes are you exploring in your work? Bethany: In … Continue reading

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Dance Works: A Passionate Evening of Explorations

By Chloe London This Saturday, the Student Dance Organization (SDO) presented their second annual student-choreographed show: Dance Works. Having the opportunity to present it in The Union Ballroom, SDO decided to create a four-sided theater, leaving the idea of “front” … Continue reading

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Dance Awareness Days 2015 & Hip Hop Residency

By Jordan Demetrius Lloyd What better way to bring about awareness for dance, then to dance! Dance Awareness Days is an annual event hosted by the Student Dance Organization (SDO) to bring forth some Awareness towards dance and all that … Continue reading

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An Inside Look at SDO’s Guest Artist: Laura Peterson

Photo by Steven Schreiber Written by Emily Gerst (Guest Artist Committee Chair, Student Dance Organization) This week, we are proud to welcome Brooklyn-based choreographer Laura Peterson to Brockport as part of the Student Dance Organization’s annual guest artist residency. The … Continue reading

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Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancing in Rochester

By Nicole Woodcock (Chamber Ballet Brockport Dancer) Chamber Ballet Brockport (CBB), directed by Vanessa VanWormer, is honored to be included in a special production of Stone Soup: A Classic Tale Retold at Hochstein Performance Hall in Rochester, NY this coming … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar For a Season of Dance!

Welcome back, everyone! With the start of the new spring semester, The Department of Dance at Brockport has a lot of exciting dance performances coming up. Mark your calendars now for these outstanding shows and events that are just around … Continue reading

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Injury Prevention Initiative

By Bethany Fagan Good (with guidance from Stevie Oakes) As dancers, our bodies are our greatest assets. Even knowing this, we are often beating up our bodies, pushing them beyond unconceivable limits, and then asking for more. What makes this … Continue reading

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New Dancers Showcase 2014

By Samantha Johnson I had the absolute pleasure of coordinating this year’s New Dancers Showcase alongside artistic director, Karl Rogers. In hopes of reflecting on this stunning performance more vividly, I asked our first year graduate students (and this year’s … Continue reading

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Living Through Watching

by Sara Palmisano Amid the lights, music, and movement of a dance concert, an audience member begins to see beyond the superficial as these aspects begin to fade away and the person allows what he sees to be transposed to … Continue reading

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Danscore 2014

The Department of Dance at Brockport will present Danscore 2014 Thursday 11/13, Friday 11/14 & Saturday 11/15 at 7:30pm.  All shows will be performed in the Hartwell Dance Theater featuring the gorgeous dancing of our talented graduate and undergraduate dancers. … Continue reading

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