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Sep 27, 2017

Innovative Projects Present at ACCelerate Festival

  The article was initially published on the NC State News page on Sept. 27, 2017. The NC State Dance Program and the Virtual MLK Project take the stage in Washington, D.C. next month at a three-day festival showcasing innovative university projects that combine art, science and humanities to address global challenges. The 15 universities of the Atlantic… 

Sep 22, 2017

Toni Christine Masini Scholarship Awarded to Victoria Pediaditakis

The Toni Christine Masini Scholarship was formally presented to Victoria Pediaditakis on Saturday, September 16th during the halftime show at the NCSU vs. Furman football game. The Masini scholarship was established to preserve the memory of Toni Christine Masini, a young woman with exceptional leadership skills and a ‘Commitment to Excellence’ through God, family, friends, academics… 

Photo credit: Areon Mobasher

Sep 18, 2017

Lara Downes Shares Perspective on American Music

At a special lecture on the morning of Monday, September 18, musical artist Lara Downes spoke to a room full of students about her journey through reconnecting to American Music, with a special focus on Leonard Bernstein’s influence. The lecture was presented as a facilitated conversation led by Jackson Cooper of Chamber Music Raleigh.  … 

Sep 11, 2017

NCSU High School Band Day Draws 375 High School Students from All Over US

If the halftime show at the NCSU vs. Marshall football game last Saturday seemed particularly loud in the stadium, that’s because it was. Hundreds of high school marching band students joined the NCSU Marching Band, also known as the Power Sound of the South, to deliver a rousing medley of instrumental Daft Punk songs. The… 

Sep 11, 2017

Kathryn Mueller Faculty Recital September 19

Adjunct Lecturer of Voice Kathryn Mueller will be presenting a special performance on Tuesday September 19th in the NCSU Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theater. The selections within Canción: Spanish Song through the Ages follow the development and influence of Spanish song. Early influences of medieval Moorish and Jewish music, the music of Spain’s renaissance Golden Age and… 

Sep 7, 2017

Lucky Plush Productions will work with the NCSU Dance Company

Lucky Plush Productions, a renowned dance/theater company based in Chicago, will be in residence with the NCSU Dance Company Sept. 8–11 to set an excerpt from the dance piece Cinderbox 2.0, to be presented at NC State in the Dance Program Fall Concert on November 16-17 in Stewart Theatre. Together with the American Dance Festival and… 

Aug 23, 2017

Open to all NC State Students: Bollywood Piece Auditions

The NC State Dance Program invites NC State students in any major to audition for the Bollywood repertory piece on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 5:30–7:00 p.m. in Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. The piece will be performed in the Dance Program Fall Concert in November and taught by one of the top 20 Bollywood dancers in the U.S.… 

Aug 16, 2017

Dance Students Summer Intensive with CONTRA-TIEMPO

Two NC State Dance Program students Brooke Yannayon and Matthew Wright completed Futuro Summer Dance Intensive in Los Angeles, CA led by a multilingual urban Latin dance theater company CONTRA-TIEMPO. Brooke and Matthew first met CONTRA-TIEMPO at NC State University in February during its residency with the Panoramic Dance Project when student company members learned an excerpt from Agua Furiosa and performed… 

Aug 13, 2017

Meet New Panoramic Dance Project Artistic Director

We are eager to introduce the new NC State Dance Program Lecturer –– Francine Ott, an award-winning dance artist who will direct one of the two NC State dance companies Panoramic Dance Project presentin Afrocentric and world dance. Francine E. Ott, a native of New Orleans, received her B.F.A in Dance from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette… 

Apr 7, 2017

CALS Student Scientists Dance – With Research

The article was initially published on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences page on April 4, 2017.   Sophomore animal science major Dedreanna Scott has three tests this week. Junior Gini Brown, a double major in plant biology and biochemistry, just started work in a lab studying virus evolution in cassava plants. But even with packed schedules, both…