- May 28, 2014
Open to high school students in their junior and senior year, Experience College for a Weekend Workshop provides students a taste of college life as experienced by dance majors in a college setting.
- May 21, 2014
Shanna Irwin, soon to be a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College’s Dance Department, was recently invited to dance with Complexions Contemporary Ballet to perform at The Dance Open Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.
- 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 14, 2014Nicholas Burrage, a dance major in his sophomore year who exhibits motivation toward the rigor of dance training in the Graham technique, was selected for the 2014 Winter Intensive scholarship.
- 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.