Monthly Archives: February 2018

Apply for 2018 NDEO Professional Development Scholarships for Dance Educators!

The National Dance Education Organization is pleased to offer three (3) scholarships to deserving applicants for the year 2018. Awardees may choose from two of NDEO’s most popular professional development services, the NDEO National Conference and the Online Professional Development Institute (OPDI). Each scholarship will include one year of complimentary NDEO Professional membership, and the recipient’s choice of either: 
  • Registration for the 2018 NDEO National Conference in San Diego, CA
  • Twelve weeks of online learning through NDEO’s Online Professional Development Institute (OPDI) 
  • Both current NDEO members and non-members are eligible to apply for a scholarship. The scholarships are designed for the working dance educator who is looking to continue their education so that they can refine and enhance their current teaching practices.
    Applicants should demonstrate their interest in and need for continuing education, their teaching philosophy, their plans for applying what they learn, why financial assistance is necessary for their continued education, and the name and contact info of a professional reference.  
     
     Before submitting an application, it is recommended that applicants review the Scholarship Criteria that can be found on our website at www.ndeo.org/scholarships.The NDEO Professional Development Scholarship Committee reviews all scholarship applicants and selects award recipients according to the Scholarship Criteria. 

     

    To apply, complete and submit this ONLINE APPLICATION by March 1, 2018

    For more information on the scholarships, click here.

UWM Dance Department Audition, Saturday, February 17, 2018!

Audition for the UWM Dance Department
Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Audition will be held on the UWM campus, Mitchell Hall, and will consist of technique classes (Contemporary, Ballet, African) and performance of a one minute solo. RSVP required, apply below. 

RSVP at http://uwm.edu/arts/apply/ 

DANCE at UW-Milwaukee is committed to the development of skillful and vibrant dance artists and educators in their pursuit of a comprehensive education built upon diverse practices, research, and community engagement. Our innovative curriculum integrates multiple disciplines and somatic practices, creating a learning environment that prioritizes a balance of body and mind knowledge with informed, creative expression.

Our program offers many opportunities to perform, assist faculty in Research Projects funded by the University, and intern with professional dance companies.

UWM Dance offers BFA and BA degrees as well as Minors in Somatics and Dance Performance.

If you have questions please email – dance-admission@uwm.edu

Milwaukee Ballet II presents MOMENTUM, February 10, 2018!

Milwaukee Ballet II presents 
MOMENTUM
February 10 | 1:30pm | The Pabst
See the young artists of our second company take centerstage.

The program includes the Candide Overture, a new work by Scheherazade choreographer Kathryn Posin, and more original works by choreographers from around the country.
Meet the Choreographers

Tickets: $25
Call Milwaukee Ballet box office at (414) 902-2103
Buy four tickets and receive a Milwaukee Ballet II sweatshirt!*