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Alumni Update Fall 2011

on Thursday, 06 October 2011. Posted in News

Alumni News and Updates

 

Jonathon Cash - '11 BFA/Dance Performance, Magna Cum Laude.  Jonathon serves and an Adjunct Instructor of dance at Marygrove and has accepted the position of Company Manager of the Marygrove College Dance Company and Company II.

Kiah Furcean - '10 BFA/Dance Performance and BA/Business, Summa Cum Laude.  Currently, Kiah is dancing with Disney in the production of "Beauty and the Beast",  in Orlando, Florida.   

Teresa Muller - '10 BFA/Dance Perforance, Magna Cum Laude. Teresa spent one season with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company 2 and now has relocated to Houston, Texas, and is dancing with Dance Ad Deum.  She will return to Marygrove in W'12 to create new choreography on the Marygrove College Dance Company.  

Tracy Halloran Pearson - '07 BFA/Dance Performance, Summa Cum Laude.  Tracy is completing her second year of graduate studies for her MFA in choreography, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Tracy has created choreography for the Marygrove College Dance Company and Company II to wide acclaim and will return to Marygrove again in W'12 to create new choreography.

Brandon Thomas - '06-'09  Brandon has been dancing in  Los Angeles, CA, and has just been cast in the production of "Hairspray".  Brandon will be touring Europe for a year.

Anthony Levi - '05  BFA/Dance Performance.  Anthony completed his MFA in Dance Performance and teaching, at Purchase College, Conservatory of Dance.  Since starting his dance career he has performed with music artist such Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Sinai Rose, Sean Kingston, Wyclef Jean and Mary J. Blige.  Anthony Levi can be seen as a dancer on season one of PBS’s The Electric Company.  He is currently a freelance teaching artist and choreographer in New York City. 

Angela Pope - '05 BFA/Dance Performance.  Angela continues dancing as a member of the "Forces of Nature" dance company in New York, NY.

Ricardo Moyano

on Thursday, 06 October 2011. Posted in News

Guest Artists for 2011-2012

Ricardo Moyano

 

Ricardo Moyano - is a native of Argentina.  He began his professional career with Richard Arve Modern Dance company and later danced principal and soloist roles with the Chicago Ballet, San Diego Ballet, Dayton Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Hubbard Street Dance Company.  Rennowned for his choreography, he has set works for the San Diego Dance Ensemble, Dayton Ballet, and numerous companies throughout the Chicago area.  He has taught at the Ruth Page Foundation, Lou Conte Dance Studio, Gus Giordano Dance Center, Point Park University, and Marygrove College. Mr. Moyano is the co-director of DanceWest Ballet and the School of DanceWest Ballet in Napierville, IL.

Dante Henderson

on Thursday, 06 October 2011. Posted in News

Guest Artists for 2011-2012:

Dante Henderson

Dante Henderson is a singer, songwriter dancer, choreographer, model, and actor. Raised in Los Angeles, Dante began his professional career as a dancer working with Debbie Allen on the 63rd Annual Academy Awards. Mr. Henderson has worked alongside such great musical artists as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Jason Mraz, TLC, and Mary J Blige. He has choreographed and assisted on numerous music videos and live stage shows for Deborah Cox, Erin Hamilton, Shaggy featuring Janet Jackson, Kristine W, and Niki Harris.

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