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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...

Alum dances alongside J.Lo and other music industry stars

Alum dances alongside J.Lo and other music industry stars

Nicolette Alberti (center front) danced with Jennifer Lopez in the Super Bowl LIV halftime show in Miami, Florida, in 2020. As a kid, Nicolette Alberti loved watching awards shows and going to concerts with her mom, not just to see big-name stars but also the dancers...

Author Dana Caspersen to teach Spring intensive on conflict resolution

Author Dana Caspersen to teach Spring intensive on conflict resolution

This six-week course guides students to explore how the artistic tools employed by choreographic thinkers can be used in conjunction with practices and principles from the field of conflict resolution toward the creation of participatory events spanning a wide range of human activities.

Dance launches Big Ten collaboration

Dance launches Big Ten collaboration

Dance Department chair and artistic director Julia M. Ritter is helming an initiative called the Big Ten UniDanceHub as a way to provide a substantive learning experience and to enhance alumni, faculty, and student ties across the Big Ten.

Work/Life: Dance Alum Kyle Marshall

Work/Life: Dance Alum Kyle Marshall

See a day in the life of choreographer and BFA ’11 dance graduate Kyle Marshall who received the 2018 NY Dance and Performance “Bessie” Jury Award and is a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Award recipient.