Dance Education Center students performed in honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

Dance Education Center students performed in honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

Photograph by Matzner Photography

Dance Education Center students performed in honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018! The photograph above  is of  dancers from Dance Education Center Student Company who performed “Urban Ballet” in honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018.   The piece was choreographed by the students in honor of Marlene.

In the morning the Conference Master Classes were taught by Cyenthia Vijayakumar and  Cedric Gardner.  Professional development for teachers included a session on On Line Marketing with Rhee Gold and a panel discussion with representatives from the dance departments at Belot CollegeCarthage College, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   

Later in the afternoon there was an Award Ceremony to honor five distinguished honorees, including Marlene Skog.  Ms. Skog is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dance Department.