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Mason Gross celebrates the Class of 2022

Mason Gross celebrates the Class of 2022

This year, for the first time since 2019, Mason Gross School of the Arts hosted an in-person convocation ceremony. Approximately 260 undergraduate and graduate students attended the event, which took place on May 16 at the State Theatre in downtown New Brunswick. BFA...

Gerald Casel appointed chair of Dance Department

Gerald Casel appointed chair of Dance Department

Photo credit: Katherine Helen Fisher Bessie Award-winning dance artist Gerald Casel has been named professor and chair of the Mason Gross School’s Dance Department. Casel comes to Rutgers from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he currently serves...

Remembering dance faculty Kim Elliott

Remembering dance faculty Kim Elliott

“I will never be the institution. It’s not in my DNA to. But it’s always in my DNA to contribute and to move the institution forward. Because that’s what hip-hop is. Hip-hop is a way of living.”   Assistant Professor Kim Elliott died on March 23, 2022. In...

Rutgers Giving Day: 3.23.22

Rutgers Giving Day: 3.23.22

Thank you to everyone who supported Mason Gross School of the Arts on Giving Day. Your donations will make a difference in the lives of Rutgers students, and we are grateful for your support! Below are the three funds we highlighed this year. These funds support all...

Music alumni and faculty nominated for Grammy Awards

Music alumni and faculty nominated for Grammy Awards

Alumni Tom Nazziola (left) and Peter Martin Music alumni Tom Nazziola and Peter Martin, as well as faculty member and jazz pianist Bill O’Connell, are nominated for Grammy Awards this year. “Cat & Mouse,” written by Nazziola, a composer and...