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The Dancing Spider – A Tradition Re-awakened!

By Molly O’Riley The month of April 2011 proved to be full of dance and theater productions at The College at Brockport, as usual. However, this particular year revealed something new and exciting, something that hadn’t been done in nearly … Continue reading

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FuturPointe Dance, a Progressive New Company in Rochester

  Heather Roffe, Visiting Assistant Professor of dance at the College at Brockport in 2010-11 is co-director of FuturPointe Dance, a company formed in 2009. FDP has already presented two seasons at GEVA Theatre in Rochester, as well as performing at various … Continue reading

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Bill Evans Dance Company at GEVA Theater

Review By Janet Schroeder This April the Bill Evans Dance Company held a two weekend run at the Nextstage at Geva Theatre Center in Rochester. The concert features a delightful blend of tap and modern dance, interwoven with artistry and … Continue reading

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James Hansen Dance Hits the Road

By Hannah Seidel At the beginning of May, Professor James Hansen traveled to Richmond, Virginia, topresent two choreographic works in the inaugural shows of the Mid-Atlantic Dance Exchange. The Exchange aims to showcase the work of at least two established … Continue reading

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Doug Varone and Dancers Host Free Evening Events!

Behind the Performance: Free Evening Events! A look into the dancemaking process and choreography of Doug Varone. All showings are free and open to the public and take place in Hartwell’s Strasser Studio at 7:45. (No reservations necessary)   Wednesday, June … Continue reading

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Andrea Vázquez Aguirre receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Andrea Vázquez Aguirre, a native of Mexico City, is the first recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award at The College at Brockport. Aguirre is a scholar under FONCA, a government fund for the arts in Mexico. She has danced professionally … Continue reading

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Graduation Dances Showcases Riveting Performers

By Hannah Seidel   When finals are over and packing has begun, some Brockport dancers still have serious work to do. For both the graduate and undergraduate students who will be leaving school and heading off to pursue their passions … Continue reading

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Brockport Artists Present in American Dance Guild Festival

This February 24-27, 2011, five works choreographed and performed by College at Brockport dance artists were presented as part of the prestigious American Dance Guild Festival at the Manhattan Movement and Art Center, NYC. Choreography by Kathy Diehl, Bill Evans, Don … Continue reading

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NDEO Presents Dance at A Different Path Gallery

By Kathleen Reagan On Friday April 8th 2011, NDEO presented the ‘Tiny Dance” Concert at the Different Path Gallery, a local art gallery owned by Katherine Weston. The performance included 13 pieces by 13 different choreographers from the College at … Continue reading

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Thesis Works Highlight Different Styles of Dance in DANCE/Hartwell

The College at Brockport’s nationally renowned Department of Dance presents DANCE/Hartwell, an evening of new works by graduate students and undergraduate dance majors featuring a variety of modern and contemporary dance works on Thursday through Saturday, March 3 – 5, … Continue reading

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