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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance

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Sidra Bell Residency

Dance Students Film Work with NYC-based Choreographer Sidra Bell

Right before spring break in March, New York City choreographer Sidra Bell came down to Shenandoah University to do two days of filming for her spring dance concert work “Inhabitant.” Sidra Bell Dance New York is an internationally recognized boutique brand of prolific movement illustrators based in New York City that presents and fosters a […]

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Musicians Performing at Clinic

Being Well Together Spring 2021 Focus

Pictured above: Associate Professor of Violin Akemi Takayama, M.M., and Ashley Crawford ’23 (B.M. in Performance) presented a duo concert for community members who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center in January. Background Cognizant of the unique challenges that face Shenandoah Conservatory students, […]

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Alumni Successes

Dani Maloney Dance Film

Maloney ’17 Releases Second Dance Film Featuring SU Dance Alumni

Dani Maloney ’17 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance) recently released her second dance film “The Time Being” performed by a cast of nine women, including alums Natalie D’Angelo ’20 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance) and Courtney Friedersdorf ’18 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance). The work was filmed at the Jean/Roach Dry Lake […]

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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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