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Shenandoah Conservatory Programs

Undergraduate Curricula Boldly Reimagined at Shenandoah Conservatory

After an intensive two-year process of analysis and review, Shenandoah Conservatory announces newly redesigned undergraduate curricula across all 17 undergraduate degrees in music, theatre and dance. The redesigned programs combine top-level industry preparation with increased focus on collaboration, entrepreneurship and student well-being. “Shenandoah Conservatory faculty have revised programs to offer our students enhanced rigorous training […]

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Carson and Dancers

Carson Wins Audience Choice Award with Kemp at Choreographers Showcase

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance Tiffanie Carson, M.F.A., tied with choreographer Shaness D. Kemp for the Audience Choice Award at the 37th annual Choreographers Showcase at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Carson presented “B.U.G. [Backlight.Uplight.Glare]” with Adrienne Elion ’20, Ashley Rivette ’21, Jeneane Kraft ’21 […]

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Dot Kelly Shenandoah University Grad Student, Alumna, and 2019 Miss Virginia

Meet Miss Virginia

Shenandoah University graduate student Dorothy “Dot” Kelly ’18, B.F.A., is spending the first half of 2020 fulfilling a unique role: Miss Virginia.  Kelly, who was first runner-up at the pageant held in June 2019, assumed the role when then-Miss Virginia Camille Schrier was crowned Miss America in December 2019.  Kelly, 22, is pausing her studies […]

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Alumni Successes

Dot Kelly Shenandoah University Grad Student, Alumna, and 2019 Miss Virginia

Meet Miss Virginia

Shenandoah University graduate student Dorothy “Dot” Kelly ’18, B.F.A., is spending the first half of 2020 fulfilling a unique role: Miss Virginia.  Kelly, who was first runner-up at the pageant held in June 2019, assumed the role when then-Miss Virginia Camille Schrier was crowned Miss America in December 2019.  Kelly, 22, is pausing her studies […]

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Benjamin Luczak

Luczak ’09, ’15 Appointed Development Director at Asolo Rep

Asolo Rep proudly announces Benjamin Luczak as its new Development Director, officially joining the organization on January 15. Prior to relocating to Sarasota, he previously held leadership positions at Dallas Summer Musicals, Omaha Performing Arts, The Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Shenandoah Conservatory Performances. His areas of passion include individual and major gift fundraising, legacy giving, […]

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Dot Kelly

Kelly ’18, ’21 Announced Miss Virginia 2019

When Miss Virginia, Camille Schrier, was crowned Miss America 2020, the first runner up — our very own Dot Kelly ’18, ’21 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Master of Science in Performing Arts Leadership & Management) — became the new Miss Virginia 2019. Kelly is a Magna Cum Laude graduate and is currently pursuing […]

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