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NMSU dance studio named after wife of former NMSU dean

Adriana M. Chávez, For the Sun-News 3:43 p.m. MT May 12, 2017 LAS CRUCES – Since the age of 5, Jan Morehead has had a deep love for dance, especially ballet and ballroom dance. That love has developed into a strong support of dance programs, especially the program at New Mexico State University. To recognize…
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NMSU dancers, singers, and musicians “Imagine” world peace with performance

Current events are weighing heavily on most people, including graduate dance students who belong to the Traveling Airs performance company at New Mexico State University. The students are taking those weighty topics and creating art in the form of their production “Imagine.” Performances of “Imagine” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and at…
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Look Who’s Dancing! showcases NMSU Dance Program

Sun-News report 8:14 p.m. MDT October 23, 2016 LAS CRUCES – Eight local celebrities strapped on their dancing shoes Sunday and tangoed, waltzed and swung their hips in the ninth annual Look Who’s Dancing! competition. The event, held in front of about a 1,000 people at the Pan American Center, pairs community residents, or “celebrities,” with members of the…
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Congratulations to the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theatre!

Congratulations to the NMSU Dance Program! Both pieces made it to the Gala at the ACDA conference! Congratulations to the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theatre, Ann Gavit, Colette Miller, and Jermey Edmonson for their work being selected to be a part of the South Central American College Dance Association 2016 Gala Performance. Ann Gavit is the…
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USA DANCE Manhattan Amateur Classic Competition

Our Amazing NMSU DanceSport Team headed off to NYC on Jan 14. Here’s a quick glimpse of what’s happening at the USA DANCE Manhattan Amateur Classic Competition right now.     

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NMSU DanceSport Company RESULTS

Congratulations to Hannah and the DanceSport Company members for their very successful National Collegiate competition in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 21-22, 2015. We are very proud of their accomplishments! Thank you to everyone who helped to make this such a successful weekend. It seems that each year we top our last best result. This year…
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NMSU’s Sol Y Arena dance company teaches students artistic, spiritual values of flamenco

Date: 11/10/2015 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Cristina Segovia, a dance major at New Mexico State University, fell in love with flamenco dance when she first set eyes on it while performing with the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theater. Flamenco’s seductive style drew Segovia to the Sol Y Arena Spanish Dance Company at NMSU about…
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NMSU DanceSport Team Competes in Nation’s Premier Amateur Ballroom Dance Competition

LAS CRUCES, NM – The New Mexico State University (NMSU) DanceSport Company started off 2015 with a bang at the country’s largest all amateur dance competition, the prestigious Manhattan Amateur Classic (MAC), held January 16-18 in Secaucus, NJ. NMSU’s official team of 17 ballroom, Latin and swing partner dancers performed extremely well, earning five 1st…
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NMSU Dance and Symphony Chamber orchestra join for concerts

By S. Derrickson Moore Posted on LC Sun-News website: 08/03/2014 01:00:00 AM MDT LAS CRUCES>> It’s a midsummer festival of music and dance. Pan American Dance Institute joins the Las Cruces Symphony Chamber Orchestra and the New Mexico State University Dance Department join to present “Appalachian Spring” and “Carnival of Animals” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday…
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NMSU summer dance workshop to be held in August

The NMSU summer dance workshop and performance offers classes in ballet, modern, jazz and hip-hop, and participants will be divided into three levels. The culmination of the workshop will be a performance of “Carnival of the Animals” and “Appalachian Spring” at the NMSU Center for the Arts, accompanied by the Las Cruces Symphony. The camp…
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