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Announcement!: Hunter College Dance Department Spring 2022 Placement Class(es)

We are more than excited to welcome you back to our beautiful studios for our placement class this spring! (formerly referred to as a "Placement Meeting" due to the virtual nature of the placement process over the past year) Though the dates for our placement are forthcoming, we anticipate to hold one or two meetings in either December and/or January. Please fill out the below to RSVP.

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Congratulations MFA Alumna, Karisma Jay, Dance Teacher Award Honoree!

Congratulations MFA Alumna, Karisma Jay, Dance Teacher Award Honoree!

Former adjunct faculty member and MFA Alumna, Karisma Jay, has been awarded the 2021 Dance Teacher Award! As the owner of the Brooklyn-based AbunDance Academy of the Arts, Karisma Jay works to help Black and brown dancers discover their individual potential through art, and reach their professional goals within the dance industry.

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Paul Anthony Dennis named the new Chair of Hunter Dance. Welcome Paul!

Paul Anthony Dennis, an associate professor of dance at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has been named the new chair of the Dance Department at Hunter College by President Raab September 1st, 2021.

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Hunter College Dance Department Fall 2021 Placement Auditions

Typically, the Dance Department would hold its placement in person but due to COVID-19, the audition portion of placement will be conducted via video submission. Once our faculty have placed you, we will meet on the below date(s) to discuss your placement, meet our faculty and fellow peers. The Dance Department will hold TWO placement auditions, one on May 26th, 2021 & on August 18th, 2021.

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Office of Advising & Dance Department Group Advising Workshops

PREPARE TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER & FALL 2021! Current Hunter College Dance Majors, we invite you to join us in collaboration with the Office of Advising for a group advising workshop on Monday, April 12th from 5 pm - 6 pm EST and on Wednesday, April 14th from 1 pm - 2 pm EST via Zoom. This event is being scheduled through Hunter Navigate.

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Composition 2 Premieres

Composition 2 Premieres

The Hunter College Dance Department Composition 2 Class premieres! Please join us online at hunterdances.com to see the results of the hard work from our Composition 2 Student Choreographers along with other student collaborators, as they bring their visions to the screen for Fall 2020's remote semester.

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Hunter Dance Department: MFA 1st Year Final Project Premieres!

Hunter Dance Department: MFA 1st Year Final Project Premieres!

We do hope you are as excited as we are to see what our 1st year MFA students have been working on this semester. Please join us at hunterdances.com on Tuesday, December 1st at 7pm and Thursday, December 3rd at 1pm as they courageously tackle their premiere work at Hunter in the world of Screendance.

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Hunter College Dance Department Alumni Event

Please mark your calendars and join us as we hear from our alumni who are performing, have companies, are in administration, marketing, dance educators, practicing physical therapy as well as many other wonderful careers and about life after graduating from Hunter Dance.

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Hunter College Dance Department Spring 2021 Placement Auditions

Hunter College Dance Department Spring 2021 Placement Auditions

Typically, the Dance Department would hold it's placement in person but due to COVID-19, the audition portion of placement will be conducted via video submission. Once our faculty have placed you, we will meet on the below date(s) to discuss your placement, meet our faculty and fellow peers. The Dance Department will hold TWO placement auditions, our first will be December 18th, 2020. Time and further details are forthcoming.

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Hunter Dance Company 2019 Spring Concert

Hunter Dance Company 2019 Spring Concert

Saturday, May 4th @ 7:30 pm & Sunday, May 5th @ 2:00 pm.

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MFA Dance Concert 2019

MFA Dance Concert 2019

Friday, April 12th - Sunday, April 14th @ 7:30 pm

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Sharing the Legacy 2011: Nikolais Centennial

Sharing the Legacy 2011: Nikolais Centennial

The spectacular Alwin Nikolais Centennial celebration concludes its U.S. performances in New York City at The Kaye Playhouse with a long look back at Nikolais’s career that features an unusual showcase of the multimedia master’s rarely seen works, many of which have not been staged in New York in over a quarter of a century. Sharing the Legacy 2011 participants are Muhlenberg College, Tulane University, Middle Tennessee State University, DeSales University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Southern Utah University, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Marymount Manhattan College and Hunter College. April 15 and 16, 8pm. Tickets: $17/$12 for students and seniors, can be purchased at the box office located at East 68th Street (between Park & Lexington Avenues) or by calling 212-772-4448. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College is located at 695 Park Avenue.

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Hunter alumna joins Pilobolus Dance Company

Hunter alumna joins Pilobolus Dance Company

Recent Hunter College graduate, Kristina Dobosz, landed a job with the renowned modern dance company, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, for their European tour of "Shadowland."

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Auditions for Student Choreographed Works: 2/3 1pm 543North

Weds 2/3 1pm in 543North. Student choreographers will hold auditions for works to be shown in the Spring Hunter College Dance Department concerts in the Kaye Playhouse in April or the South Studio Theater in May. Dancers must be enrolled in a HC Dance Technique course (Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, or W. African) to be eligible. Dancers are allowed to participate in up to 4 works (including Repertory works by Guest Artists), if they have completed a crew requirement. See Guidelines for more info: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/dance/hc-dance-performance-guidelines

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Department and Concert Orientation 2/10 1pm 543North

Meet the faculty, staff and student leaders of the Hunter College Dance Department 1pm Weds 2/10 543North. Majors/Minors Required to attend. Dancers performing in student or rep works in the concerts in the Kaye Playhouse in April or the South Studio Theater in May must attend a Concert Orientation at 2pm. See Guidelines for more info: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/dance/hc-dance-performance-guidelines

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Jody Sperling Residency

Arts Across the Curriculum and the Dance Department present Jody Sperling's "Bringing the Artic Home" Monday 2/8 5pm in 543North (reservations to fl61@hunter.cuny.edu). A panel discussion on Thursday 2/11 3:15pm in Chanin Lounge.

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Movement of the People Upcoming Performances

Movement of the People Upcoming Performances

Shows presented in Fall 2017 by Hunter Dance Professor Joya Powell

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Adjunct Professor, Maria Bauman Honored at Gibney Dance

Adjunct Professor, Maria Bauman Honored at Gibney Dance

Maria Bauman is a professor at Hunter's Dance Department. She recently presented a performance on Gibney's stage.

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Congratulations to our Award Winning Faculty in The Bessie Awards

Congratulations to our Award Winning Faculty in The Bessie Awards

October 10th,2017 3 current faculty members and 1 former faculty member won awards at The Bessie awards.

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Faculty member Pedro Ruiz featured in Dance Teacher Magazine!

Congratulations to Pedro, who was featured in Dance Teacher Magazine Online for his work with The Windows Project! His hard work facilitated the artistic, cultural, and educational exchange between the Arnhold Graduate Dance Education Program and Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey!

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