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  • Welcome New Faculty Fall 2018

    New Assistant Professor and Full Year Visiting Artist
    The UMBC Department of Dance is thrilled to announce new faculty members beginning Fall 2018. Ann Sofie Clemmenson, our new Assistant Professor, a native of Denmark, will teach Improvisation...
    Posted: August 30, 2018 3:08 PM
  • Kennedy Center, here we come! Spring 2018 News Update

    Maia Schechter's "Now Elsewhere" going to the Kennedy Center
    Spring 2018 has been eventful for UMBC dancers! In March, 15 students attended the American College Dance Association (ADCA) Mid-Atlantic North Festival. Students performed two senior pieces, Maia...
    Posted: June 5, 2018 3:01 PM
  • Passing of Elizabeth Walton LeBlanc

    It is with much sadness that we inform you that Elizabeth Ann Walton LeBlanc, Associate Professor Emerita in the UMBC Department of Dance, passed away on November 17, 2017. Liz was a...
    Posted: November 28, 2017 11:38 AM
  • Welcome new faculty Lynne Price and Dr. Adanna Kai Jones

    New Visiting Artist and Postdoctoral Fellow
    Lynne Price joins the UMBC Dance Department as our full-time Artist-in-Residence for the Fall 2017 semester, teaching Advanced Technique, Repertory, Improvisation and Dance Workshop. Lynn is the...
    Posted: October 4, 2017 4:01 PM
  • Ryan Bailey's new dance company performs May 5, 2017

    Stunning choreography by recent UMBC graduate
    THIS IS MOMENTARY - Pacing Bodies Dance Company The Dance Department celebrates UMBC's 50th anniversary with a full performance debut of Pacing Bodies Dance Company, recent graduate Ryan...
    Posted: May 3, 2017 11:51 AM
  • Dance Faculty, Staff and Students On The Move

    Kudos to Dance Faculty and Students in February and March
    Dance faculty and students are making their marks in Baltimore and Metro DC! Coming up in March Brian Jones, Technical Director, talks about lighting for...
    Posted: March 10, 2017 9:54 AM
  • Welcome new faculty Robin Neveu Brown and Erica Rebollar

    Outstanding dancers share their artistry with UMBC students.
    It's an exciting semester for the UMBC Department of Dance! Robin Neveu Brown joins the UMBC Dance Department faculty as our full-time Artist-in-Residence for Fall 2016, teaching Advanced...
    Posted: September 28, 2016 4:35 PM
  • Dance Students present work at American College Dance Assn.

    Three Senior Dance Majors will present their choreography at the 2016 American College Dance Association's Mid-Atlantic Conference in March.     "October" by Ryan Bailey   "Temple," by...
    Posted: March 4, 2016 1:04 PM
  • Erica Rebollar, Visiting Artist, to receive award

    Congratulations to Erica Rebollar
    Erica Rebollar, Visiting Artist for Fall 2015, has been selected by a panel of esteemed judges to receive the prestigious Pola Nirenska Award for "Outstanding Contribution to Dance."  She will...
    Posted: September 11, 2015 5:27 PM
  • Heinz Adjakwah gets summer internship at Jacob's Pillow

    congratulations to Heinz
    Congratulations to Senior Dance Major Heinz Adjakwah, who was selected for a summer internship at the renowned Jacob's Pillow, now in its 83rd year of inspiring dancers and presenting some of the...
    Posted: April 10, 2015 1:43 PM