30 Apr, 2021

Nelly van Bommel: From Dreamer to Director

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Exuding energy and inspiration, Purchase College Conservatory of Dance Director Nelly van Bommel has heart of gold and an undying dedication to her work. Guest blogger Lilia Ambler recently chatted with van Bommel about her background, her work, and her [...]

18 Aug, 2020

Spotlight on Black Choreographers

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If you’re at all up to date with pop culture, Beyoncé’s Black Is King is bound to have made its way onto your news feed. The film, which debuted July 31 on Disney+, reimagines the story of Simba’s journey in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

26 Oct, 2018

Five Questions for NW Dance Project

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Portland-based NW Dance Project is renowned for their dedication to new choreography. They'll be making their Purchase PAC debut one week from today, and we wanted to learn a little more about them. Enjoy our quick little interview! Q: What [...]

26 Mar, 2018

Five Questions for Choreographer Victor Quijada

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Victor Quijada and his RUBBERBANDance Group are spending a few days on the Purchase College campus ahead of their performance on Saturday, March 31. We caught up with Victor to ask him a few questions. Q: Why the name “RUBBERBANDance [...]