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...]

Throwback Thursday: Young Choreographers Series Offers Diverse Dances and Diverse Influences (1998)

The DeSales Dance Department is hosting its annual Emerging Choreographers Concert, which will open on Friday, Nov. 6 in the Labuda Center for Performing Arts. The concert, which involves several dances performed and choreographed by DeSales dance majors, has been providing students with a platform to display their talents for years. The concert, which was originally titled the … [Read more...]

Garrick’s Short Film About Struggles of Depression Reaches 5.5 Million Views

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This article was originally published in Issue 4, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (October 22, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. In the age of social media, it is much easier for young talent to put themselves out on the internet in hope that their work will get discovered and go “viral.” For several DeSales … [Read more...]

Act 1 Sets the Stage For a Packed Fall Semester

By Jillian Ramsey Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 1, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (September 9, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Act 1 is the DeSales University Division of Performing Arts, which houses the theatre, dance and TV/film departments, as well as chorale. Mr. John Bell, who serves as a director, choreographer and … [Read more...]