Shenandoah Conservatory is pleased to announce that Robbie Cook, M.F.A., has been appointed modern dance artist-in-residence beginning fall 2015. He will serve as the sabbatical replacement for assistant professor of dance Maurice Fraga, M.F.A., for the upcoming 2015–16 academic year. On behalf of the search committee, Chair of the Dance Division and Associate Professor of Dance Ting-Yu Chen, M.F.A., expressed that “Robbie Cook’s teaching is illuminating and reflective of his depth of knowledge and experience as a dancer, choreographer and educator. He cultivates expressive dancers and creativ ... Read More...
Why Shenandoah Conservatory?
Class of 2015
Shenandoah is a place of higher learning that fosters a community of dreamers, encouraging students to reach for the stars and equipping them with the tools to grab hold of them. Opportunities afforded to me here have rewarded me with experiences that have left a permanent imprint on my heart. From traveling to Mozambique and performing in Washington D.C. to late-night breakfast memories in the dining hall during exam weeks and watching my friends shine in countless productions, I have a million reasons that answer the question "Why Shenandoah?"