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...]

Minstrel’s Allison McCausland wins review award

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief The Minstrel’s online editor, Allison McCausland, won second place in the review category of the 2017 Student Keystone Press Awards. Her article, “Emerging Choreographers Concert illuminates dance department” appeared in year 51, issue seven of The Minstrel published on Nov. 17, 2016. The article reviewed the dance pieces created by … [Read more...]

Dancers ‘Ignite’ the Stage at the Emerging Choreographers Concert

By Madeline Maxine Gorman Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 6, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (November 19, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. From Nov. 6 to Nov. 8, the DeSales dance department presented the annual Emerging Choreographers Concert, this year titled “Ignite.” “Ignite” featured choreography from junior and senior … [Read more...]

See What’s New in This Issue: Cardinal Dolan Gives Lecture, Dance Dept. Presents ECC and More

Download the latest issue of The Minstrel (November 19, 2015)! This issue features articles on Cardinal Dolan's visit to DeSales and 30th Furphy Lecture; the dance department presents its annual Emerging Choreographers Concert; physician assistant graduate Seth Campbell on how he's helping the needy through street medicine; and men's and women's basketball prepare for the start … [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...]