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Dance News

Mon
Feb
15
Assistant Professor of Dance Andrea Harris will present a talk on March 4, as part of the Humanities Friday Lunches hosted by the Center for Humanities.
Mon
Feb
01
The School of Education's outstanding national reputation is due to the dedication of its faculty and staff. To recognize the hard work and talent throughout the SoE community, the External Relations Office is now accepting nominations for the 2016 School of Education Faculty & Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards. All nominations are due by Monday, March ​7, at 5 p.m. All award recipients will be honored at a school-wide awards ceremony on April 20, 2016.
Sat
Jan
30
UW-Madison’s Rena Kornblum recently returned from her second trip to Beijing, China where she taught a four-day dance course. Kornblum is a senior lecturer with the School of Education's Dance Department and is the Executive Director of the Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy.
Wed
Jan
27
With support from the Anonymous Fund, UW-Madison’s Dance Department is hosting former Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company member Heidi Latsky as its 2015-16 Guest Artist in Residence through Feb. 5. Latsky will be joined by her company member, Jillian Hollis, to reset her original choreography “Solo Countersolo” on six student dancers. "Solo Countersolo” will open this year’s annual faculty concert “Rule of Three,” which runs Feb. 3 to 6 and Feb. 11 to 13. Latsky will also teach master classes for the Dance Department over a three-week period, speak about her work at the department’s Friday Forum Series on Jan 29 at 3:30 p.m., and teach a free community class Saturday, Jan. 30, from 10 to 11:40 a.m. in B101 at Lathrop Hall.
Tue
Jan
19
The UW-Madison School of Education’s Career Center has moved and is now located in the lower level of the Education Building on Bascom Hill. The Career Center, which was previously located in the lower level of the Educational Sciences building, is dedicated to assisting students and alumni from across the School’s 10 academic departments in developing their career and professional identity. The center will be hosting two upcoming open house events: on Feb. 3 for faculty and staff; and on Feb. 24 for students.
Fri
Jan
15
Over two weekends in February, the UW-Madison Dance Department presents its annual faculty concert, “Rule of Three.” Performances run Feb. 4 to 6 and Feb. 11 to 13 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Ave. Tickets for “Rule of Three” are $20 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.uniontheater.wisc.edu, by phone 608-265-2787, or in person at the Campus Arts Box Office, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St.
Thu
Jan
14
UW-Madison alumna Megan “M.K.” Wiseman recently released her first novel, “The Bookminder.” Wiseman earned her undergraduate degree from the School of Education’s Dance Department in 2005, majoring in a program that was called Integrated Arts and Technologies. “The Bookminder,” says Wiseman, is a young-adult historical fantasy that was conceived during her days at UW-Madison. During her undergraduate years, Wiseman says she worked in the Preservation Department of Memorial Library, and later went on to pursue and earn a master’s in Library Sciences.
Mon
Dec
28
UW-Madison alumna Sharon Gersten Luckman is partnering with the Joyce Theatre to provide “practical and customized consulting services for New York City-based dance companies” who perform at The Joyce, BroadwayWorld.com reported on Dec. 15. Luckman earned her undergraduate degree in Dance from the School of Education in 1967. She received a 2010 Alumni Award from the School of Education for her outstanding work in arts administration.
Sun
Dec
20
UW-Madison's School of Education celebrated with its newest class of graduates by hosting its annual pre-commencement celebration Sunday morning, Dec. 20, at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Before heading over to the Kohl Center to walk across the stage at the university’s Winter 2015 Commencement ceremony, students from the School of Education enjoyed breakfast, heard from Dean Diana Hess, and hung out with faculty and staff, family and friends.
Mon
Dec
14
UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping was recently profiled by the Wisconsin State Journal in an article headlined, “Li Chiao-Ping looks back at 20 years in Madison.” Li, who was recently named a Vilas Research Professor, is a faculty member with UW-Madison’s Dance Department and is a Discovery Fellow at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. She formed Li Chiao-Ping Dance in 1990, which is one of the resident organizations at the Overture Center for the Arts.
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