ACTIVATE: Kicking off the dance department’s 2018-2019 season

By Laura Raccuglia Staff Writer The DeSales Dance department is hard at work on their upcoming yearly projects, and one of them, to kick off the Act 1 dance season, is the Emerging Choreographers Concert, better known as the ECC. The theme of the concert this year is ACTIVATE. Just like all of the other ECCs, the title is a verb. In the previous years, the ECC themes … [Read more...]

Dance concert excites in every number

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor DeSales University held their annual Dance Ensemble Concert from March 17– 19. The concert had six numbers choreographed by professionals in the field. Senior dance majors performed the first number, “Wanda,” featuring all women. The costumes consisted of black and white colors, with the dancers’ hair up in a bun. The set was a simple … [Read more...]

2016 DeSales University Dance Ensemble Displays Department’s Wealth of Talent and Creativity

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This article was originally published in Issue 11, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 24, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. On the weekend of March 18, the DeSales dance department hosted its annual DeSales University Dance Ensemble (DUDE) featuring six unique performances, including the restaging of a piece … [Read more...]