- March 29, 2016
“I have been interested in dancing for ASFB since freshman year, so the fact that I was offered a contract is a dream come true. I am excited to join a group of eleven beautiful artists with an incredible passion for what they do, dancing repertory that includes the work of Alejandro Cerrudo, Cayetano Soto, Jiri Kylian, and more, and continuing to grow and further my understanding of self and the art of dance.” -Evan Supple
- September 17, 2015
“Life springs anew from ancient secrets buried under the earth. They may seem locked away forever, but through my camera lens, I found the key, opened the doors of memory, and stepped into a treasure trove.” - Eleanor M. Imperato (’68) on her Photographic Essay exhibit, Doors of Memory/Porte della Memoria.
- April 21, 2015
Bryen Farrell Pittner was chosen amongst 14 other people to join the 2017 Class of Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, as part of the Watson Foundation.
- April 6, 2015
The Dance Department is proud to announce the success of senior Mallory Nolting, who has been hired by Troika Entertainment as “Phyllis” on the National Tour of 42nd Street.
- March 30, 2015
As the 2014-2015 school year comes to a close, we are extremely proud and honored as a Dance Department to announce the success of a student, Kynan Welsh.
- 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.