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Student News from Dance: Fall 2012

EdM student Blanca Agnew will be presenting the Nutcracker free of charge to the public in the Lansdale area. The performance will integrate children from the community with limited dance experience.  She is also working with parish and public schools to present dance in the classroom combined with language arts, science, and math.

National Dance Education Organization conference in Los Angeles, October

-PhD student Colleen Hooper is also giving a poster presentation titled: Participation and Reflection: A Ritual Towards Understanding Dance.

-EdM student Katie Jasmin will present on her thesis research, Experiential Learning in Embodying Pluralism

-Melisa Putz will present on a panel with two Temple dance alumni. The theme of the panel is “The Cultured Teacher: Exploring Possibilities from a Practitioner’s Perspective.”

-Wanderlust, a video dance by Andrew Zajack and MFA student Melisa Putz, will be on view at the University Gallery, Salisbury University throughout September. With musician Thomas Clark, Melisa will present a new performance work in the University Gallery on September 22. 

 -PhD student Robert Bingham will present his work titled CocoRose LIVE! on 14th Street in the site-specific art and performance festival Art in Odd Places (in NYC). The dates are October 6 and 7.  
-PhD student Colleen Hooper will present choreography at Haverford College as part of the One Heart, One Mind event on December 1st. 


-PhD student Molly Shanahan performed new solo work as part of the DanceNOW[NYC] Festival. In November she will collaborate with musician Jon Mueller on his multi-media work titled Death Blues, sponsored by Alverno College, Milwaukee. In January she will direct The Delicate Hour, a guest artist residency and performance at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.

-PhD Colleen Hooper (PhD), Katie Jasmin (EdM), Melisa Putz (MFA) and Marion Ramirez (MFA) will be performing in Merián Soto’s Somos on October 12.  The performance site is a parking lot on 5th and Hungtington St. in North Philadelphia.