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UVI to Offer Virtual Dance Workshops to Showcase New Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance Program With Instructors…

Staff Consortium | November 26, 2020

Dance instructors from the University of the Virgin Islands’ Department of Communication and Performing Arts are presenting virtual dance workshops this month to highlight the dance techniques and academic studies offered in the newly launched bachelor of fine arts dance program, the institution of high learning made known via release Wednesday. The workshops are offered free of charge to the public, and high school students are encouraged to participate.  “We are very fortunate to have two phenomenal instructors who are both highly trained and have extensive teaching and performance experience around the world,” said Dr. Vanda Espinosa, a UVI English professor and dancer, who was instrumental in advocating for the development of the dance program.  A native of New York City, UVI Assistant Professor Djassi DaCosta Johnson grew up frequently…

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Staff Consortium | November 21, 2020

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Staff Consortium | October 17, 2020

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Staff Consortium | August 29, 2020

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Modern Dance Returns to Educational Complex High School

Staff Consortium | February 21, 2020

ST. CROIX — Following a seven-year hiatus, the St. Croix Educational Complex High School is again offering Modern Dance to students interested in learning the performance art form, the Dept. of Educ...