Ballet, Choreography, Improvisation, Modern Technique

Dance students participate in Shen Wei Winter Intensive

For many students, winter break means extra sleep, seeing old friends, and home-cooked meals. For Shelley White, it meant learning to be a statue.

During a two-week winter intensive with Shen Wei Dance Arts, White and 20 other Mason Gross dance students learned a style of movement that challenged their minds as much as their bodies.

Dancers participate in exchange with Israeli dance company

Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company
Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company

Dance Department hosts Israeli dance weekend October 24-27

The Mason Gross Dance Department presents an exciting weekend of Israeli dance and film from October 24 to 27, 2013, including live performances and the New Jersey premiere of the award-winning Israeli dance film Let’s Dance!


Erika Mero began her dance training at Princeton Ballet School. As a dancer in the Professional Training Program, she studied with Elisabeth Carroll, Septime Webre, Maria Youskevitch, Mary Pat Robertson, and Douglas Martin. 

Dance Department co-hosts Parkinson's workshops

Mason Gross set to host dance classes, discussions for Parkinson’s sufferers, caregivers, and health professionals

As a dancer with decades of professional experience, Pamela Quinn was used to being in the spotlight. But when life handed her what she says was “a totally unexpected blow” in the form a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at the age of 42, she retreated from the world of dance, her passion since she was a teenager.

Dance Science and Wellness

Dance Alumna Studies Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Shannon MacDowell, a 2009 graduate with a BFA in Dance, is working with Rutgers researchers to study the fitness benefits of stand-up paddleboarding. Read more.