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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,...

From left, sophomore Nicole Morgan, senior Ciara Ephault and first-year student Kate Staron present their routine during IC Defys Emergence show Dec. 3.

Dance organizations emerge with unbound talent

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer December 7, 2022
As the end of Fall 2022 approaches, two dance companies, IC Defy and IC Unbound, had their end-of-the-semester showcases Dec. 3 and Dec. 4, respectively — ready for the pay off for months of work.
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 8, 2022
Music blasted from Emerson Suites as students, faculty and family members walked in for the “Moving Together Ithaca” Charity Event on Nov. 4.
From left, junior Ellie McNally and sophomore Ruth Hernandez dance in the BomberTHON to raise money for Upstate Golisano Childrens Hospital in Syracuse on Dec. 7, 2019.

Dance marathon to be held virtually this year

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 8, 2021
This year, BomberTHON is holding virtual events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 10, which includes six hours of activities and fundraising.
Members of IC Ballroom practice their dance routines in the Wood Floor Gym in the Fitness Center.

Dance team culture delivers style and self-expression

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer October 23, 2018
“We dance to Shakira,” Hejl said. “‘Hips Don’t Lie’ is our go-to song. Anytime that’s on, you immediately stop what you’re doing, and you just go. It’s Shakira time.”
From left, freshmen Theresa Butti, Maya Lazar, Katarina Benson, Miriam Ludwig and Mackenzie Bragan pratice at a rehearsal at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in Job 161. Freshman Madison  D’Amico created the dance group to recreate the type of interwoven community of dancers she experienced during childhood. The group emphasizes personal and community growth.

New IC dance group defies style constraints and expectations

By Silas White, Staff Writer February 22, 2017
IC Defy’s dance repertoire includes ballet, hip-hop, jazz and contemporary. Each style is taught by a different student instructor each day.
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