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December 22, 2010

Associate Professor Joanie Smith Named Artist of the Year

City Pages named Joanie Smith as one of their 2010 Artists of the Year. Dance program alum, Emily Johnson, was also one of the artists who received this honor.

December 21, 2010

Woyzeck Project Makes The Star Tribune's Top 5 List

The Woyzeck Project was listed on Star Tribune theatre critic Graydon Royce's list of the top five shows that most impressed him in 2010. This project was created by theatre instructor Luverne Seifert, Chair Carl Flink, and Flink's company Black Label Movement with Department of Theatre Arts and Dance students. It was presented at The Southern Theater this past fall as part of the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance's Re-imaging Community and Arts Partnerships (RiCAP) initiative. RiCAP explores, strengthens and supports meaningful relationships amongst the department, our community and performing arts groups throughout the metropolitan area.

December 13, 2010

Continuously Rich: Dance Revolutions 2010 Performance Added Monday, December 13 at 8pm

Due to the inclement weather over the weekend, we will be adding a performance of Continuously Rich: Dance Revolutions 2010 at 8:00pm on Monday, December 13 at the Barker Center for Dance, 500 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55455.

There will be a $12 suggested donation at the door and we will honor any tickets from patrons who were unable to attend the performances this past weekend due to the weather. Seating is limited, and will be on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call 612.624.5060 or email umdance@umn.edu.

December 10, 2010

Short Film Featuring Dance Professor Diyah Larasati will be broadcast on TPT in December

DANCING INDONESIA'S SILENCE, by Mahilam Palanisami was one of the 18 short films selected from around 70 submissions for MNTV 2010, a three-part program highlighting the best in Minnesota filmmaking in the past two years. The series will be broadcast on TPT in December. MNTV is an innovative partnership between IFP MN, Twin Cities Public Television, Jerome Foundation, Walker Art Center, and Intermedia Arts, which gives emerging Minnesota filmmakers the opportunity to screen on television and to be compensated for their work.

The film will air on 10:30pm, Dec. 12 on TPT2; 9pm, Dec. 19 on statewide TPTMN.

Diyah Larasati featured in Fowler Museum's introductory video to their exhibit Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives

Introductory Video to exhibition Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives from Fowler Museum on Vimeo.

December 2, 2010

Check out the Highlights of Our Upcoming Dance Concert

December 1, 2010

Professor Mathew LeFebvre Discusses Costume Design For Guthrie Theater's A Christmas Carol