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MA student Lannette Alvarez and Director Kathleen Isaac teach the Muse Scholars about the Universal Principles of Design.
MA student Danielle Harris leads the Muses in a jazz dance lesson.
Lannette Alvarez instructs the Muses in Graham technique.
MA student Elizabeth Portnoy leads a ballet barre for the Muse Scholars.
Lannette Alvarez guides the Muses through Graham technique in preparation for their trip to see "Rite of Spring" at New York City Center's Fall for Dance.
AGDEP Director Kathleen Isaac, MA student Lannette Alvarez, and Muse Scholar Director Dara Meyers-Kingsley

Mentoring the Muses

Through Mentoring the Muses, a special partnership with Hunter's Muse Scholars Program, select AGDEP students have the opportunity to teach dance and dance critcism to undergraduate Muse Scholars. Muse Scholars Director Dara Meyers-Kingsley and AGDEP Director Kathleen Isaac design specific classes by consulting with AGDEP students, who bring their own training and experience to the sessions they lead. AGDEP students help the Muse Scholars learn how to appreciate and critique dance using professional analytical skills, then take them to the dance floor, teaching new techniques during special workshops, which have been held both on and off campus at venues including Ballet HispanicoDance Theatre of Harlem, and Studio 353.

Previous Mentoring the Muses sessions include:

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Student Spotlight

Congratulations to graduates Danielle Harris, Christina Stampolis, Danielle Nicolosi, Kelly Garcia, and Elisabeth Gosselin, here with Jody Arnhold and Director Kathleen Isaac. These inspiring, passionate educators will be the first Arnhold Alumni LEADers, demonstrating Leadership in Education and Artistry through Dance! At a special pinning ceremony held in Hunter's Zabar Art Library, Jody Arnhold presented each graduate with a pin to induct them into the alumni society. 

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