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BYU Dance Grads' Research Aimed to Make a Positive Impact on the Dance World

May 28, 2024 08:27 AM
Seven Dance Majors Presented Their Research in End of Year Symposium
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Creating Art with Differences: Dancer KT Kossin Shares Her Experience on dancEnsemble

April 04, 2024 07:32 AM
Dance Education Major KT Kossin Shares Her Experiences Dancing with BYU dancEnsemble
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Celebrate Contemporary Dance with Annual Concert Featuring Students, Alumni & Guest Artists

February 01, 2024 12:19 PM
Join the Contemporary Dance Area For An Evening of Uplifting and Inspiring Dance Performances
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Contemporary Dance Theatre Reimagines “King Lear” Through Dance

November 03, 2023 08:20 AM
The Department of Dance Explores Shakespearean Questions Through Contemporary Movement
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World of Dance Celebrates 55 Years of Tradition in the Marriott Center

September 07, 2023 08:38 AM
After 55 Years in the de Jong Concert Hall, BYU Department of Dance’s World of Dance To Be Performed in Marriott Center and Off-Campus
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Choreographing Empathy: BYU Dance Students and Faculty Explore Interfaith Relations

August 25, 2023 07:13 AM
BYU Dance Faculty and Students Attend Conference, Make Interfaith Connections through Contemporary Choreography
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Exploring New Horizons: Experiential Learning Provides Opportunities For CFAC Students To Grow

August 07, 2023 10:33 AM
Students From the College of Fine Arts and Communications (CFAC) Travel Nationally and Internationally to Gain Real-World Experience and Share Their Talents While Studying Abroad, Competing, Interning & Performing
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‘Find Your Why’: Gibney Company Instructs BYU Students in Dance Techniques and Social Change

February 15, 2023 03:50 PM
BYU Students Learned How to Use Dance to Express Their Motivations, Values and Dreams.
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BYU’s Contemporary Dance in Concert Will Feature Guest Artists, Musical Collaboration and Aerial Dance

February 08, 2023 02:07 PM
The Dance Concert Will Be the First of its Kind and Will Showcase Faculty Research, Mentored Student Projects and Innovative Themes
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Gibney Company’s Nationwide Tour Set to Stop at BYU

January 25, 2023 03:40 PM
Gibney Company, a Dance Company Dedicated to Bringing Dance to the Community, Will Perform at BYU This February
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DancEnsemble in Concert Presents the Works of Student Choreographers

November 15, 2022 11:15 AM
BYU’s DancEnsemble Explores Themes of Togetherness, Isolation and More Through Student Choreography
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‘To See and Be Seen’: CDT Dancers Explore Isolation, Connection in New Video ‘Vanish’

May 19, 2020 12:00 AM
The video continues a collaboration with NYC-based choreographer Jesse Obremski and pays tribute to graduating seniors
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BYU Magazine: BYU, Still

May 12, 2020 12:00 AM
How campus went quiet, yet BYU continued on, during the coronavirus pandemic Day by day—and sometimes hour by hour—elements of the BYU experience were suddenly shifting, disrupting everything from budding relationships to Sunday meetings to major university events, including BYU Women’s Conference and April graduation ceremonies—both canceled. All NCAA competition was suspended. Meanwhile professors and campus IT personnel scrambled to take BYU entirely online by Wednesday, March 18. Many faculty turned to the video program Zoom to stream or record instruction, innovating new ways to teach hands-on subjects like dance, music, and nursing or to simulate lab research remotely. Read the full article by Michael R. Walker at magazine.byu.edu.
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Dance Student Daylin Williams on Injury, Recovery and What Moves Her

April 27, 2020 12:00 AM
Dance education major Daylin Williams shares how her experience with serious injury has made her stronger
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Share Your Story: #CFACGrad Eliza Robinson

April 22, 2020 12:00 AM
Graduating
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BFA Graduate Caitlin Shill Shares How Dance Has Stretched Her Soul

April 17, 2020 12:00 AM
Shill — a native of Cottonwood Heights, Utah — will graduate with a BFA in dance on April 24, 2020
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Experimenting and Making Mistakes: BYU Dance Students and Faculty on NW Dance Project’s Masterclass

May 10, 2019 12:00 AM
With a focus on pushing the frontiers of contemporary dance, Portland-based dance company NW Dance Project is one of the premier groups pioneering new choreography and methods in the American contemporary dance scene. BYU dance students and faculty were excited to learn from the company's innovative approach to current dance trends in a masterclass with members of the ensemble during their recent campus visit. “The professors in the contemporary area have a philosophy that we want to model for our students,” said contemporary dance professor Kate Monson. “Taking opportunities to learn from different sources is really important. That includes a physical embodiment and not just watching.”
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CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE EXPRESSES HUMAN CONNECTION, SPIRITUALITY THROUGH MOVEMENT

February 07, 2019 12:00 AM
The high-energy concert features original choreography by guest artists alongside Martha Graham’s historically significant “Dark Meadow” BYU Contemporary Dance Theatre (CDT) will celebrate spirituality and the human experience through movement when the company’s Pardoe Theatre concert opens on Feb. 7. Contemporary dance is an ever-evolving field, employing innovative techniques to explore and express broader messages in a way that words cannot. Though the CDT performance will take audiences through a range of genres, moods and themes — from home and family to sentient robots — the connecting thread between each piece is the beauty and dignity of the human family. Read more here.
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