- October 24, 2014
Faculty member Nancy Lushington, formerly a May O’Donnell company member, took part in restaging May O’Donnell’s 1943 “Suspension” on RIOULT Dance NY for their New York City summer season at The Joyce.
- October 22, 2014
This semester, the Marymount Manhattan College Dance Department has hosted two lectures for the BA Dance Majors on subjects integral to their interests and degrees.
- September 4, 2014
Dance department ballet instructor, Juan Carlos Peñuela, has been featured in Dance Teacher Magazine’s August 2014 issue to discuss his technique for teaching the cuban style.
- April 21, 2014
Judy Tyrus, current and long-time adjunct instructor in the Dance Department, has been curator of Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts, sharing a forty-plus year history of Dance Theatre of Harlem in a traveling exhibition.
- February 6, 2014
Pedro Ruiz, a teacher in the Dance Department, premiered new ballet, “Moments in the Wind” with Ballet Contemporaneo Endedans in Camaguey, Cuba.
- January 30, 2014
Dance Department faculty member, Dr. Jens Richard Giersdorf’s book, The Body of the People: East German Dance since 1945 (Studies in Dance History), was named an Outstanding Academic Book by Choice, a publication of the Association for College and Research Libraries.
- January 13, 2014
MMC announces a new five-part video series highlighting work from majors in the Fine and Performing Arts Division. Every Monday for the next five weeks, we will release a new video highlighting a different facet of the creative experience at MMC.
- December 6, 2013
The Dance Department at Marymount Manhattan College is proud to announce that ten Dance Majors traveled to China this past Friday, December 6th to perform in the Yang Liping International Dance Festival.
- November 22, 2013
Dance and International Studies major Kiley Griffith combined her two areas of study to create an educational program in Cape Town, South Africa centered around dance, English proficiency, and community engagement.
- October 31, 2013
Meet George Jones ’06! George is a dancer/choreographer/instructor living in LA. He is also a graduate of the Marymount Manhattan College Dance Department.