Artist’s Guide to Wellness is back for Fall 2021

The popular course is back for Fall 2021. Working in the arts is amazing — and sometimes difficult. Learn how to take care of yourself by understanding the challenges that are, more or less, common to all artists MU 180A2 Artist’s Guide to Wellness, is designed to provide creative arts students with an increased understanding […]

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CSU Dance professor Legends of Dance recipient

CSU Dance Professor Chung-Fu Chang named 2021 Legends of Dance honoree In March, the board of The Dance Archive announced that Professor Chung-Fu Chang was named a 2021 Legends of Dance. The board received nine nominations reflecting the thriving Colorado dance community. The six honorees will be celebrated in a ceremony on Oct. 17, 2021. Since […]

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Together, we celebrate Earth Day

The CSU College of Liberal Arts’ mission is to create and extend knowledge and artistry that develops reflective citizens and confident leaders. In a 2021 monthly series — “Together, we” — we share stories that reflect our curiosity, ability to adapt, engagement with the community, and research and creative expertise. In a special Earth Day edition, […]

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Dancing in a New Light: CSU Offers New BFA in Dance

Story by Grace Cooper, CSU Dance Major; originally printed on Dec. 16, 2020 in College Avenue Magazine Tucked away in the Southeast corner of Colorado State University’s campus, the University Center of the Arts is home to the School of Music, Theater, and Dance — not often the programs that draw students to CSU. A […]

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CSU Dance collaborations continue during the pandemic

CSU Dance is collaborating with areas and faculty members across the University Center for the Arts on a new digital project. Judy Bejarano, long time CSU Dance faculty, artistic director of Impact Dance Company, and recipient of the 2020 Legends of Dance in Colorado award is creating a film titled “She” that will be included […]

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CSU Dance instructor Judy Bejarano celebrated as “Legend of Dance”

Annual award celebrates dancers making an impact in Colorado. CSU dance instructor Judy Bejarano has received the 2020 Legends of Dance in Colorado award, which honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance in the state. She was presented with the award during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 25. Since 2004, the […]

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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance COVID-19 Policies

All information and health protocols provided are based on information and CDC, local government, and CSU guidelines available at the time of posting. This website will be updated frequently to account for changes in CDC, local government, and CSU guidelines and protocols. Read the complete list of School of Music, Theatre, and Dance COVID-19 policies […]

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CSU Dance alum Denna Thomsen in the new movie, The Turning

CSU Dance alum, Denna Thomsen (’07) attended the premiere of the new move, The Turning on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Thomsen plays the role of Jessel. In the new horror drama, directed by Floria Sigismondi, a young governess is hired to look after an orphaned girl, but the return of the girl’s problematic brother uncovers secrets […]

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Alumni Class Notes 2019

Madison Martinek (B.A. in Dance, 2018) Madison Martinek has accepted a position dancing with Hannah Kahn Dance Company, located in Denver, Colorado. Madison grew up in Loveland, Colorado. She began her dance training at the age of three at Loveland Dance Academy, studying ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary during her time there. During her […]