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Dance News

Thu
Aug
22
The UW-Madison Division of the Arts will welcome Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez as the Spring 2020 Interdisciplinary Artists in Residence. The Spring 2020 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program is presented by the UW-Madison Division of the Arts and hosted by the Asian American Studies Program, with Associate Professor Peggy Choy of the School of Education’s Dance Department as lead faculty. Co-sponsors include the Dance Department and the Mead Witter School of Music.
Tue
Jul
09
In its most recent issue, On Wisconsin magazine recognized UW-Madison alumna Mary Hinkson for a role as pioneer in dance, and details her time at the school. Hinkson succeeded academically, working with widely recognized instructors like Margaret H’Doubler.
Fri
Jun
28
The latest edition of Learning Connections, an alumni news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. The ​Summer 2019 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The cover stories are focused on Connecting with Community, and the School's efforts to explore new possibilities, engage diverse voices, and improve lives.
Fri
Jun
21
UW-Madison’s Arts on Campus program recently published a recap of interesting events that took place across campus during the 2018-19 academic year — including several with ties to the School of Education’s Art Department, Dance Department, and the Department of Theatre and Drama.
Mon
Jun
17
The School of Education’s Grand Challenges initiative, which aims to ignite cross-disciplinary innovation, spent much of the 2018-19 academic year focusing on a new Seed Grants Competition. In late May, nine interdisciplinary teams were awarded $75,000 each to grow their ambitious ideas
Sat
Jun
01
Choreographer and performer Duane Lee Holland Jr. will join the School of Education's Dance Department in the fall as its first hip-hop scholar on faculty. Faculty members within the department decided it was time to redesign the curriculum to holistically integrate the influences of black identity, culture, and experiences into the degree and certificate programs.
Sat
May
11
UW-Madison's School of Education put a spotlight on its newest class of graduates by hosting two major events at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. On Friday evening, May 10, the School honored its Spring 2019 Ph.D. and master of fine arts degree recipients during a traditional hooding ceremony. And on Saturday morning, May 11, the School celebrated with its latest class of bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients during the annual Pre-Commencement Celebration. Congratulations and best of luck to all of our graduates! And remember: You may no longer be a student, but you’ll always be a Badger!
Thu
May
09
A piece from UW-Madison's Chris Walker, “Yallahs,” was performed by the national Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) of Jamaica in Kingston on Easter Sunday during the Morning of Movement and Music. The production was presented in association with the Little Theatre Movement and was performed at the Little Theatre in Kingston. Walker’s piece, according to an article from the Gleaner, “illustrated a creative juxtaposition between lighting and choreography.”
Fri
Apr
26
The seventh annual Performing Ourselves Showcase, “Hand in Hand,” is being held on May 4 at 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., and will feature two performances by approximately 125 youth from schools and community centers across Madison. This year's event will take place in the H’Doubler Performance space in UW–Madison's Lathrop Hall (1050 University Ave). ​The event is free and open to the public. The program, which is co-directed by UW-Madison’s Kate Corby and Mariah LeFeber, has provided a series of experiential movement and performance classes to over 350 under-resourced local youth throughout the past year.
Fri
Apr
19
The UW-Madison School of Education's highly regarded national reputation is due, in large part, to the dedication and talent of its faculty, staff, and students. Each spring, the School recognizes some of its most outstanding individuals with Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards. On Thursday evening, this year’s award-winners were honored during a reception and short ceremony in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea room.
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