Dance and Parkinson’s class showcased in Music Room
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Dance and Parkinson’s class showcased in Music Room

The dance portion of the event began with movements that emphasized upright posture. All photos Bailey Tietsworth/Catalyst. The Dance for Parkinson’s event, held on Monday, Apr. 15, in the College Hall Music Room, brought together students and Sarasotans to learn, dance and build community. Professor…

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Taller de Bomba Balancé sways students

photo courtesy of Liz LebronThis group photo taken after the Bomba workshop in the Music Room. The Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Workshop kicked off this year’s Black History Month programming on Feb. 1 in the music room of College Hall. Students, professors and community members…

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Annual dance collective showcase marks the end of the semester
Hip-hop routine "Lemon" was stylish and fun for the audience.

Annual dance collective showcase marks the end of the semester

The lights dimmed signaling to the audience to quiet down. The room was thick with anticipation. Then the first group took the stage to perform “Heart Attack” by LOONA/Chuu and the room erupted in shouting and applause instantly. This set the precedence for the night…

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Expression and empowerment found through dance classes
photo courtesy of Chip Litherland Students dance outside of the Jane Bancroft Cook Library.

Expression and empowerment found through dance classes

Engaging in dance academically can be thought of as an elite or intimidating experience. However, the options at New College—which have multiplied over the years—allow for approaches to movement that are far different from the stereotype of intense competition. Whether you’re looking for a fun…

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