Hengda Li, MFA '06, awarded the 2011 Artist Trust Fellowship.
New York Times review for new work by RoseAnne Spradlin, BA '04:
New York Times, "Taking the Audience Up Close and Personal, and Beyond Skin Deep"
Catherine Cabeen, MFA '09, has been busy choreographing and performing with her own company following her time at the University of Washington. Here are links to a few recent reviews of her work:
New York Times, "In a Hyphenated Program, the Movement Takes and Holds Center Stage"
Seattle Times, "Seattle dance-choreographer Catherine Cabeen explores a dreamlike 'Void'"
On The Boards, Reviews from the Blog
Morgan Houghton, BA '09, kicked off his professional dance career in 2007 working in the Seattle Opera's production of Aida. Since then he has danced with local companies such as The Cabiri, The Stone Collective, Jerboa Dance, DASS Dance, Evergreen City Ballet and Karin Stevens Dance. In August 2010 Morgan secured a position with Polobolus Dance Theater's Shadowlands company. Based out of Connecticut, Polobolus is an internationally renown performance company known for its innovative and unique movement and creative process. Currently, Morgan enjoys touring Shadowlands internationally to such locations as Azerbaijan, Colombia and Ukraine, but still resides in Seattle where he continues to dance with Karin Stevens Dance and The Cabiri.
Charlie Neshyba-Hodges, BA '09, received the Fred Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer in his role with Twyla Tharp's Come Fly Away. The award was established to honor the best in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. Click here to see Charlie Dance.
Gabri Christa, MFA '98, has been appointed Director of Performing Arts for the Consulate General of The Netherlands in NYC. Gabri will be in charge of dance and music, still leaving time for her career as a choreographer and film director. www.gabrichrista.com
Clarence Brooks, MFA '98, was awarded the Randolph A. Frank Prize for the Performing Arts. Brooks was one of three recipients of the prize, which recognizes commitment, dedication and inspired work in the performing arts in Palm Beach County. Brooks received the award because of the innovative programs he has established at Florida Atlantic University, where he is the director of dance and assistant professor in the department of theatre and dance, over the last four years.