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Faculty Dance Concert 2014: ‘In Motion'

This year's Faculty Dance Concert, "In Motion," will consist of five contemporary works choreographed by four members of the Dance Department faculty. The 90-minute concert featuring performances by 35 HWS students will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, and again on Friday, April 25. The concert will also be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. All shows will be held in Winn-Seeley The...  More >>

Davidson-Catalano ’14 Interns with Schools

Jenna Davidson-Catalano '14 recently completed an internship with Geneva City Schools social worker Susan McGowan which focused on self-esteem and media awareness. Davidson-Catalano created and facilitated self-esteem workshops with a group of seventh-grade girls at Geneva Middle School in order to discuss the ways in which the media influences the self-esteem of women. The self esteem program la...  More >>

Student Choreographers Offer "Collaborations"

The dance department will host its junior/senior choreographers' concert, "Collaborations" on Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winn-Seeley Theatre. This year's concert is advised by Professor of Dance Donna Davenport and includes choreography from Emily Bower '15, Bonnie Bushnell '14, Karah Charette '14, Jenna Davidson-Catalano '14, Mary Dinan '15, Emily Dove '14, Sar...  More >>

HWS Troupe at Dance Conference

HWS dance students and dance faculty participated in the Northeast Regional American College Dance Association (ACDA) Conference held at SUNY College at Brockport from March 12-16. Supported in part by William Smith Congress, students attended a variety of classes and watched performances for four days. On the first day of the conference, Bonnie Bushnell '14, Ingrid Dehler-Seter '16, Emily Dove'1...  More >>

Britt Joins as Melvin Hill Visiting Prof

Melissa Britt, clinical professor at Arizona State University, has been selected as a Melvin Hill Visiting Professor this semester. As such, she will present "Urban Dance for Social Change," a series of discussions, seminars and class presentations, from March 2 through March 5. Her visit is made possible through funding from the Provost's Office. Her residency, which includes visits to the Dance...  More >>