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Dancing Through College and Beyond

Dancing Through College and Beyond


Monday, September 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

Free Event on Sunday, October 28 at Marymount Manhattan College

Dancewave presents....
Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:15am - 3:00pm
Marymount Manhattan College             
221 East 71st Street, NY, NY 10021


A free event for High School Juniors & Seniors.
Featuring: Guest Speakers Wendy Perron (Dance Magazine Editor) 
and Lane Harwell (Dance/NYC Executive Director)   
over 30 nationwide college dance programs such as Julliard, New York University, Ohio State University, New World School of the Arts, Rutgers University and more!  
New York, NY - The fourth annual Dancing Through College and Beyond (DTCB) is a nationwide symposium, produced by Dancewave, held at and hosted by Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street (between 2nd & 3rd Ave) New York City on Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:15am-3pm. The goal of this free, full-day event is to help high school students explore college dance opportunities and assist them in negotiating the college admissions process.   


Providing a much needed service to the dance industry, Dancing Through College and Beyond is a truly unique, comprehensive conference where talented young dancers can access a bounty of college choices, information and advice. Respected dance professionals, faculty, and choreographers guide over 300 of America's young dancers to the next level of greatness, strengthening the connection between the leaders of this current dance generation and the next.


The event also seeks to educate high school parents, admissions counselors, and dance teachers about the opportunities available to high school students interested in pursuing dance in college and beyond.  Programming includes discussion panels with leading college department chairs and education specialists; movement classes taught by renowned college dance faculty; and a college fair where students meet over 25 college dance departments from all over the United States. Participating colleges discuss their departments interaction with the greater dance community; alumni achievements; and assistance with transition to the job market.  



* One-on-one conversations with college dance reps
* Movement class for students taught by renowned college dance faculty
* Panel discussions on applying, auditioning, and financial aid
* Networking with current college students and alumni



Pre-Registration Required
This special event is FREE but requires pre-registration for students, parents and
teachers beginning on September 9, 2013.


Last Years Participating Colleges
Adelphi University, Ailey/Fordham, AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Connecticut College, CALARTS, Ohio State University, Belhaven University, The College at Brockport (SUNY), Drexel University, Montclair State University, Kent State University, The Julliard School, Lehman College, Marymount Manhattan College, Hunter College, Cornish College for the Arts, New World School of the Arts, The Hartt School, Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, Rider University Department of Theater and Dance, Rutgers University, Sarah Lawrence College, Slippery Rock University, Temple University, New York University (Tisch School of the Arts), UCLA, State University at Buffalo, University of Michigan, and Pace University.



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About Dancewave
Dancewave, Inc., a nonprofit dance center in Brooklyn, New York, was founded in 1995 by dancer/choreographer Diane Jacobowitz. Dancewave uses an innovative model of dance education that combines rigorous training and mentoring by accomplished dance professionals in a nurturing and non-competitive environment.  Its core programs areas are: dance education for students of all ages and backgrounds; training and presenting pre-professional dance companies; and arts in education programs in New York City public schools.


Dancewave companies have been featured on PBS and have performed at: New York State's Governor's Arts Awards, the Joyce Theatre, The Kitchen, DanceNOW Festival, the City Parks Foundation's Summerstage, and the renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Massachusetts.  In 2010, Dancewave was the only company chosen to represent the United States at the prestigious Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland.  Dancewave serves 3,700 students annually, and Dancewave Company graduates have a 100% college admittance rate. 


For more information, please go to: www.dancewave.org

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