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6 Aug, 2020

Clothes Maketh the Show

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Ever wonder what goes on behind the curtain during a live performance? In the new series Bringing Backstage Forward our Production Team invites you into their world, sharing insights and tricks of the trade via blog posts, videos, interviews, and [...]

31 Jul, 2020

Spotlight on Black Choreographers

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During this time, while live performances are not possible, many Black choreographers have shifted their conversations about race and the Black experience from the stage to virtual platforms. Today’s Spotlight on Black Choreographers highlights Rennie Harris and J. Bouey, two [...]

16 Jul, 2020

Meet The PAC Staff: Niamh (Neve) Thurman

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Welcome to another edition of Meet The PAC Staff! Today we talk to Niamh (Neve) Thurman, who pays the bills, balances the budget, and keeps the lights on. Position: Business Manager (since October!) Alma Mater: American University (Econ/Int’l Relations); Columbia [...]

8 Jul, 2020

Spotlight on Black Choreographers

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In today’s Spotlight on Black Choreographers, we are honoring Ronald K. Brown and Camille A. Brown, two choreographers who are recipients of the Jacobs Pillow Dance Award. This honorary award is given to creative visionaries and includes a cash prize [...]

30 Jun, 2020

Community Partner Stories: Dr. Evelyn Collins

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For a number of years now, The Performing Arts Center has watched with admiration as the wonderful work of Dr. Evelyn Collins and her extraordinarily talented students and staff have developed a powerful program of performing and visual arts teaching, [...]

18 Jun, 2020

Spotlight on Black Choreographers

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From the Jim Crow era to the modern-day Black Lives Matter movement, black creators have used their art to discuss topics like racial inequality and white privilege, as well as celebrate Black communities and experiences. Since Asadata Dafora first brought [...]

16 Jun, 2020

Community Partner Stories: David Gonzalez

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Today we bring you a new Community Partner Story about a storyteller - performing artist and writer David Gonzales. The PAC has had a long and fruitful relationship with Gonzales, who has been a regular on our Art-In-Education series. He [...]

3 Jun, 2020

Meet The PAC Staff: Dan Sedgwick

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Today on Meet The PAC Staff, we are featuring our Operations Manager Dan Sedgwick. He has some great stories. Name: Dan Sedgwick Position at the PAC: Operations Manager (previously Director of Operations, General Manager, Operations Director, Production Manager) Year you [...]

26 May, 2020

Community Partner Stories: Paideia School 15, Team5

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What does The Purchase PAC do other than present world-class performing arts? Plenty! In this new feature that we are calling Community Partner Stories you will get to know some of the extraordinary individuals and organizations in our community - [...]

18 May, 2020

Max Eidinoff: Quarantine Music

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Max Eidinoff is a classical composer at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College who plays piano and guitar. He has been a student of Laura Kaminsky and Gregory Spears; he composes as well as performs premieres in the Purchase [...]