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Stephanie Martinez

Stephanie Martinez: 'My Life As a Female, Latino Dance-Artist' March 1

February 21, 2017

The Department Of Dance in Webster Univesity’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts will host nationally renowned dancer, professional choreographer and master teacher Stephanie Martinez on March 1 from1-2:30 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center. Martinez will discuss her career in dance and in particular, her experience in the field as a Hispanic woman.

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Webster dancer at ACDA conference

Webster Dance Performs at ACDA Conference

April 08, 2016

Students and faculty in the Department of Dance attended, presented, and impressed with their performances at the Central Region American College Dance Association (ACDA) Conference at Anderson University in Indiana. Thirty other colleges and universities from across the region joined them for daily dance technique classes, discussions and presentations, and performances followed by feedback sessions.

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Sally Brayley Bliss

Department of Dance Presents 'A Conversation with Sally Bliss'

January 28, 2016

Webster University’s Department of Dance presents, “A Conversation with Sally Bliss,” the internationally renowned ballet dancer, coach and master teacher, who will observe a ballet class and discuss her global career in ballet including her experience working with legendary choreographer Antony Tudor. The event Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 12-2:20 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance, is made possible through the Faculty Speaker’s Committee, the Department of Dance, and the Dance Club.

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Spring Choreography Residency: Roxane d'Orleans Juste

January 22, 2016

The Department of Dance hosted Roxane d’Orleans Juste with the José Limón Dance Foundation, Inc. for a 10-day residency Jan. 15-24. Juste gave an audition and master class in preparation for Webster University Dance Ensemble’s Spring Concert. A reception and viewing of the piece is open to the Webster community Sunday, Jan. 24 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance studios and lounge.

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'Dances Through the Decades' celebrates the centennial through the language of dance with a variety of performances and events.

Radio Legend Johnny Rabbitt Promotes 'Dance Through the Decades'

November 10, 2015

The all-day "Dance Through the Decades" event will celebrate the centennial through the language of dance with a variety of performers, lectures and other interactive events. One presenter will be Ron Elz, the radio legend marking his 61st year on the air, will present on "the teen scene" of the '50s and '60s. Hear a radio promo of Friday's events in Elz's "Johnny Rabbitt" character.

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Winter Dance Workshop 2016

November 04, 2015

Registration is now open for the annual Winter Dance Workshop held by the Department of Dance in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Held Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance, the workshop invites high school students to participate in classes taught by Department of Dance faculty, enjoy lunch and discuss college life.

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