Weekly Announcements – Sept. 17 to 24, 2017


Sunday, September 24, 2:00 PM

Celebrate professor emeritus and acclaimed choreographer Don Redlich for a performance of From the Horses Mouth.  The cast will include mystery faculty performers, guest performers and BFA performers.  A reception will follow in the lobby.

BFA Student Ticket Pick Up

Your ticket to the performance will be available for pick up as per the schedule below. Please bring your Rutgers ID.

Thursday 9/21  11:30am-1:00pm,  Dance Conference Room

Friday 9/22  2:00pm – 4:00 pm, Dance Conference Room

Attendance will be taken on Sunday in the lobby of the VJM Theater. Please bring your RU ID.

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Welcome to our new Staff!

Two full-time staff members will join our community this week.  Please stop by to say hello and welcome them!

John Gallagher joins the department as our new full-time Department Administrator in charge of the administration of daily financial, business and personnel operations. He joins Rutgers after 20 plus years of finance, leadership, management, community planning and IT experience in both the government and the private sector. He has also served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve where he flew off of Navy carriers and into hurricanes to conduct weather reconnaissance. John holds a masters degree in Public Administration and is currently attending Rutgers Law School. [Office: 033E across from the Dance Conference Room]

Amanda Cuoco is joining the department as our new full-time Administrative Assistant in charge of studio scheduling, public relations and recruitment. Originally from El Paso, TX she earned a BFA in Ballet Performance and performed professionally with Ballet of the Americas, Ballet El Paso and Lone Star Ballet and others. For the past decade, Amanda has worked at The School at Steps on Broadway as the Office Manager and then Head Administrator as well as at Barnard College in the Office of Career Development. [Office: Main Dance Office]

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The Dance Department is proud to have the highest percentage of out-of-state and international students within the Mason Gross School of the Arts. A regionally diverse community is important for enriching multiple perspectives, enhancing self-awareness, expanding creative thinking and for building future career networks from across the country and around the globe. Where are we from?

Arizona, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan

Week 3 Ballet & Technique Studio Flips

View/Download PDF Document here: Week 3 Schedule 2

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Placements & Casting Week

If you are still looking for dancers for your pieces post a notice on the bulletin board and also feel free to submit your call to our newsletter page here:


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Dance Assembly Calendar

View/download PDF here: DANCE ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE – FALL 2017


Upcoming Faculty Performances

Pam Tanowitz & Simone Dinnerstein

New Work for Goldberg Variations

Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair State University

Thursday, October 19 @ 7:30pm
Friday, October 20 @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 21 @ 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 22 @ 3:00 pm



Have an announcement?

Students, accompanists, faculty, staff…share your announcements, news and shout outs here for inclusion in a future Weekly Newsletter:


All submissions are reviewed by and at the discretion of the newsletter editor.

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