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From left, first-year student Leslie Duncan, senior Sherleen Vargas and first-year student Sophia Tallman perform to Blue Orangeade by Tomorrow X Tomorrow.

Electric K-pop performances rock Emerson Suites

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor April 19, 2023
On April 16, KATALYST K-Pop put on its latest performance, “OUR_WORLD,” in Emerson Suites set to songs and choreography by popular artists like SEVENTEEN, SHINee and Orange Caramel.
Sophomore Lizelle Hill poses in the middle of the opening to a hip hop routine to “THE Dynasty” choreographed by sophomore Irena Rosenberg and performed by members of the Ithaca College Pulse Hip Hop dance group on March 24 in the Emerson Suites.

IC Tap Club hosts first showcase in five years

By Kalysta Donaghy-Robinson March 28, 2023

For the first time since 2018, the Ithaca College Tap Club put on a showcase in the Emerson Suites on March 24. Collaborating with several other dance clubs on campus including IC Unbound, Pulse Hip Hop,...

Maxandra Mendoza (Salma Hayek) shares a dance with Magic Mike (Channing Tatum) in this refreshing Magic Mike series finale.

Review: More movies with this affection would be nice

By Mila Ventura Rodriguez, Contributing Writer February 23, 2023
"Magic Mike's Last Dance" is meant to be a meta-critique of the “Magic Mike” series, with stronger written female characters.

KATALYST Dance Group

By Ray Milburn January 31, 2023

From left, seniors Sarah Marshall, Briana Lenna, and sophomores Laura Arias and Khayla Robinson perform a dance routine during the Moving Together charity event for Ballet & Books on Nov. 4.

Student dance organizations boogie for books

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer November 7, 2022
Music blasted from Emerson Suites as students, faculty and family members walked in for the “Moving Together Ithaca” Charity Event on Nov. 4.
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance Performance, works on choreography. His work seeks to make dance more accessible.

Q&A: Professor works to make dance more accessible

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer October 5, 2022
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre and Dance Performance, worked on creating accessible dance content.
On April 30, The Island Fusion Dance Team held its end of the year showcase Escape to the Islands in Emerson Suites with various styles of dance.

IC dance team presents “Escape to the Islands” showcase

By Mike Ross, Life and Culture Editor May 5, 2022
On April 30, The Island Fusion Dance Team held its end of the year showcase "Escape to the Islands" in Emerson Suites with various styles of dance.

IC Unbound is Limitless

February 6, 2022

In their first live performance since 2019, IC Unbound's Dec. 5 show featured Contemporary Jazz, Hip Hop, and Tap and Heel styles.

With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 

IC Student shares artistic opportunities on social media

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor September 1, 2021
With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 
Juan Manuel is a choreographer who produces performances across the United States and internationally and is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University.

Commentary: Choreographers are essential workers

By Juan Manuel December 9, 2020
Though different in nature, my work as a choreographer is as essential as a medical professional’s work.
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College, presented at the 22nd Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference.

Q&A: Professor presents at national conference

By John Turner November 9, 2020
Part of the fun of being in the circle is the fact that you do see everybody, and, whether you're holding hands or not, you're part of this community.
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