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Diverse dance styles to be featured during ‘Rhythm Nights’ at NMSU

Date: 04/13/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Two successful New Mexico State University dance companies will showcase their talented students during the “Rhythm Nights” dance concert April 20-21. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Rentfrow Hall, 3161 Williams Avenue on the…
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NMSU dance program to host Desert Spring dance concert

Dance students at New Mexico State University, along with NMSU dance alumni, will be performing pieces choreographed by NMSU dance faculty during the Desert Spring dance concert next week. Desert Spring performances will be at 7:30 p.m. March 2 and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 3 at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000…
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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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