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Dance Professor Presents Aerial Dance Choreography at Flight of Fancy “Cinematic”

Dance Professor and Co-Director Elizabeth Stich recently presented an aerial fabric solo entitled “Starlette” as a guest artist in the production Flight of Fancy “Cinematic” with Aerial Arts of Utah. The concert featured a cast of aerialists, dancers, and actors during three performances at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City, November 16-17, 2018.


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October Guest Artist Master Classes

October 2018 is proving to be an eventful month for the DSU Dance Program as it recently hosted master classes taught by dancers from Repertory Dance Theatre as well as dancers who were finishing up the most recent season at Tuachan Center for the Arts. Additionally the program will host a scholarship audition/master class for Florence Summer Dance 2019 with Liliana Condotti.


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DSU Dance Scholarship Students Volunteer at George Washington Academy Fall Carnival

DSU Dance Program Scholarship recipients recently spent part of their Saturday volunteering at a dance booth at local K-8 charter school George Washington Academy.


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DSU Dance Professor Presents on Community Building and the Scholarship of Engagement at the National Dance Education Organization 2018 Conference.

DSU Dance Professor and Co-Director Sara Gallo recently presented "Meaningful Movements: Building Community and the Scholarship of Engagement Through a University Modern Dance and Improvisation Club" at the 20th Annual National Dance Education Organization’s Conference in San Diego, CA.


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DSU Dance Professor Presents on A Somatic Approach to Aerial Dance at the Dance Science and Somatic Educators 2018 Conference.

DSU Dance Professor and Co-Director Elizabeth Stich recently presented "A Somatic Approach to Aerial Dance" at the biennual Dance Science and Somatic Educators Conference hosted at The University at Buffalo - SUNY, August 3-5, 2018.


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DSU Dance Department hosts Red Rock Dance Festival

Hosted by Dixie State University College of the Arts Dance Department., in partnership with St. George Dance Co., the Red Rock Dance Festival is three full days of moving, collaborating, dance making, and performing each June at DSU. The Festival’s mission is to bring together a community of choreographers, performers, educators and students in a cooperative environment to study, perform and create new work.


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Dance Company Members, Sahalie Cindrich and Shellie Stirland, are DSU Homecoming Royalty

Dixie State University student Sara Wulfenstein was crowned the 2015 Miss Dixie Homecoming Queen in front of a near-capacity crowd Tuesday night at the university’s M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center. The pageant was held as part of the university’s annual Homecoming Week festivities, which will continue through Saturday.


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Dixie State University Dance Professor Dr. Li Lei Invited to Address IADMS Meeting in Switzerland

Dixie State University Professor and Director of Dance Dr. Li Lei has been invited to address the 24th-Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) this October 16-19 in Basel, Switzerland.

Dr. Lei will share her research findings in a presentation entitled “Application of Physics Laws and Principles to Teaching & Learning Dance Techniques: Turn on One Foot.” This is the second time Lei has addressed an IADMS meeting as she also presented at the 2007 conference held in Canberra, Australia.