February 16, 2021
With the reopening of MMC’s Main Campus during the Fall 2020 semester, the Department of Dance was challenged with continuing instruction in a discipline characterized by live performance. Following the Virtual/Open Campus model of education, dance instruction persevered via the addition of new equipment, implementation of health and safety protocols, and the determination of MMC students and faculty.
February 2, 2021
Rei Akazawa-Smith ’09, a graduate of MMC’s BFA in Dance program, joins Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s as an instructor for The Bridge, a virtual dance institute focused on advancing the art of dance.
February 1, 2021
Dr. Martha Eddy, the Geraldine Ferraro Fellow for Social Justice and Movement at MMC, was interviewed by The New York Times on somatic movement and how it can be beneficial during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 17, 2020
Featured on the cover of the September 2013 Dance Spirit Higher Ed Issue, Anderson ’15 joins fellow professional dancers to reflect on their careers and how college influenced their professional lives.
September 1, 2020
MMC alumna Danielle Coleman ’13, who graduated with a BFA in Dance, has brought her unique skill set and background in dance to her new full-time position as the Los Angeles Lead Trainer for P.volve.
July 7, 2020
College Magazine, a college guide and quarterly magazine written and edited by college students, named Marymount Manhattan College one of the country’s top ten colleges for Dance studies.
May 19, 2020
As the end of the Spring 2020 semester rapidly approaches, our students have been busy with a wide variety of final presentations, projects, and productions, which have kept the College’s virtual campus abuzz. Across each academic department, the end of the semester highlights the very best in student achievement at MMC.
May 18, 2020
Congratulations, Class of 2020! We are so incredibly proud of the work, dedication, and passion you have put into your studies while at MMC, and we can’t WAIT to see what is in store for you next. Please enjoy a message from our faculty, staff, and administration who wanted to wish you well as you start your next adventure. Despite the circumstances, we are all celebrating with YOU in spirit. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
May 7, 2020
The Marymount Manhattan College Dance department is hosting a Live Facebook Watch Party to celebrate the work of our Student Choreographers and their Dancers as they made the necessary transition to digital format for their pieces in this time of pandemic and remote learning.
April 10, 2020
Zoey Anderson ’15, BFA Dance alumna, first participated in a New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) competition at 10 years old. The organization has and continues to inspire and mold her career as a dancer, and even provided a scholarship for her education at Marymount Manhattan.