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Professor B.J. Sullivan receives “Faculty Excellence” Award

Posted on Monday, April 27th, 2015 by Amy Masters under Dance.

Associate professor B.J. Sullivan was recently awarded the “Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activity” award on April 7, 2015 for her work with the American Dance Legacy Initiative (ADLI.) B.J. performs with ADLI’s Dancing Legacy Company and teaches workshops connecting these etudes through her Safety Release Technique.  ADLI is devoted to the legacy of modern […]

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Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Event!

Posted on Friday, April 24th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance, Music, Theatre.

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance welcomed five of its most accomplished alumni back to campus Thursday and Friday to recognize their achievements in the school’s first Distinguished Alumni awards. “We’re honored to have these five alumni return to campus so our students and faculty can learn from their accomplishments and experiences,” said Peter Alexander, dean of […]

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Professor Janet Lilly’s “Requiem” remembers life

Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under Dance.

Professor Lilly was in residency at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, January 5 through 11, re-setting her work  Requiem (2012) on the Milwaukee-based Danceworks Performance Company. Below, Lilly shares her thoughts about the work; Ed–her colleague and mentor; and making dances–something she does with students every semester in various capacities. 

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