Dancer lands dream job just two weeks after graduation

Hard work has never frightened Bria Bacon. On the contrary, Bacon might be one of those rare creatures who fuels up on challenges. The dancer and former gymnast—she trained in Canada and Russia, as well as in New Jersey, and attended the Junior Olympics in Boston—is the daughter of a retired corrections officer and a Retired Reserve member of the U.S. Navy, and it shows.

Dance faculty member Pam Tanowitz awarded Cage Cunningham Fellowship

Choreographer and Mason Gross dance faculty member Pam Tanowitz is the recipient of the Baryshnikov Arts Center’s 2017 Cage Cunningham Fellowship, awarded to artists who embody the commitment to artistic innovation of composer John Cage and choreographer Merce Cunningham.

Ballet, Modern Technique


Sound and Movement

Dan Siegler is a composer, producer, and writer from New York City. His work combines electronic and organic elements, incorporating references to jazz, blues, and folk. These sound-first compositions are strongly influenced by musique concrète, employing a mixture of early analog synthesizers, traditional orchestration for strings, horns and woodwinds, glitch sound material, and field recordings. His music has been described as “eerie, churchly and jazzy…” by The Village Voice and “luxuriously mercurial” by Artforum.

Modern Technique

RESCHEDULED: Award-winning Israeli Film Screens at Rutgers on March 1

**Please note that Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance was originally scheduled to screen on February 9, but due to inclement weather conditions has been moved to March 1. Current ticket holders can call the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center Ticket Office, 848-932-7511, starting Friday, February 10, with any questions.**

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