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I should be dancing

Andrea Palesh ’08 has led a successful career in public relations for the fashion industry in New York City, but there was always a part of her that wanted to keep dancing. “For the past four years I have been working in fashion public relations and marketing, and in my most recent job I was […]

Dance: Chung-Fu Chang Boulder Ballet Guest Choreographer

Stepping Out 2011 Boulder Ballet’s annual contemporary concert unveils the cutting edge of ballet technique and artistry through varied and imaginative choreography. This year’s concert features works by Ana Claire, Peter Davison, Becky Jancosko and guest choreographer Chung-Fu Chang. The dance concert takes place on February 18 & 19, 8 p.m., and February 20, 2 […]

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Dance Concert All Student-Run

Article by Anna Baldwin, The Rocky Mountain Collegian Senior dance students Kayla Freeman, Annessa Kohlhardt and Kim Norberg will direct the Student Dance Concert, which is completely student-run, opening tonight at the University Center of the Arts. Auditions for the dance parts began at the beginning of the semester, and since then the lighting, music, […]

Department of Music, Theatre & Dance Professors Receive 2010 Best Teacher Awards

Colorado State University will honor the 2010 Best Teacher Award recipients during a reception at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in the Lory Student Center North Ballroom. The Colorado State University Alumni Association and its affiliate student group, the Student Alumni Connection, recognize outstanding Colorado State University educators each year with Best Teacher Awards. “The […]

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Music & Dance: Something to dance to

Article from the Rocky Mountain Collegian, by Ashley Lauwereins 03.25.10 – Wes Kenney wants tonight’s CSU orchestra concert to be different. Kenney, director of orchestras for the University Center for the Arts, explained this concert, musically, is different than what is expected. “Don’t expect to be hearing Brahms for 40 minutes,” Kenney said. “Every 10 […]

Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance: 2010 Best Teacher Nominations

02.25.10 – The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance proudly announce that two faculty members are included in the nominations for 2010 Best Teacher Awards, annually presented by the Colorado State University Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Connection. The nominees are: Nathan “Cory” Seymour, Professor of Stage Management and Stagecraft (CSU Theatre & Dance […]

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Dance: Chung-Fu Chang 2009 Best Teacher

“The Best Teacher Awards program provides a unique opportunity for students to express their appreciation for those who have positively impacted their academic and personal lives,” said Rebecca Lang, former president of the CSU Student Alumni Connection. Chung-Fu Chang, associate professor of dance, and director of the CSU Tour Dance Company received the prestigious award […]