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The music department anticipates the dance studio will be completed within a matter of weeks.

From computer lab to dance studio: Pottle renovations bring new space for dance students

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

Southeastern dance students will now have a new space for practice in Pottle. A former computer lab in the music building will be converted into a dance studio due to limited space in the Kinesiology building. Southeastern’s...

Student choreographers Emma Pinion and Stephanie Harris show off their abilities before their senior dance concerts. The artistic directors have been preparing for their senior thesis performances on March 14 and 15.

Graduating seniors to dance their last show

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 9, 2021

Senior dance students are set to close out the contemporary dance season with an original capstone experience.  On March 14-15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre, graduating seniors Emma Pinion...

Pictured left to right, Kourtni Harris, Cilicia Thornton and Riketta Griffin are proud members of the Flipside dance team. For them, Flipside has provided them with a way to alleviate stress and embrace cultural heritage.

Students find freedom and family through dance

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 6, 2021

For over 15 years, a dance organization on campus has provided a safe space for students to embody their culture and alleviate their stress. Flipside, a dance group founded by Southeastern alum Anthony...

In music, students must audition to enter the department. This audition also counts as the students’ scholarship application.

Artistic merit pays for an education

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor May 7, 2019

Students can find a variety of scholarships based on artistic and academic excellence to offset the costs of pursuing an education in the arts. “The arts, and music in particular, can be a very competitive...

Members of Chi Tau Epsilon, the university’s dance fraternity, practice a choreographed routine. Dance can increase levels of serotonin and help reduce stress.

How dance can function to alleviate stress

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter March 26, 2019

Putting physical stress on the body can help relieve mental stress, according to Kerri-Ann Jennings, a dietitian. Exercise in the form of high-intensity bench presses, weight-lifting routines or dance...

The Spring Dance/Movement Studies Concert highlighted modern themes in society. In the performance, dancers showed off their skill.

Spring concert showcases student talent

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter March 2, 2019

Members of the dance program displayed their artistic talents in a spring concert that addressed societal themes. The “Spring Dance/Movement Studies Concert” took place on Feb. 27-28 in the Vonnie...

Alaura Cervini, a junior double majoring in history and general studies, performs for A few of her favorite things: a dedication to Mary Lou Champagne. The performance highlighted some of Champagnes favorite interests and activities.

Dancing in remembrance of an alumna

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter November 20, 2018

The dance program showcased the memory of an alumna with the performance "A few of her favorite things: a dedication to Mary Lou Champagne." The performance, held on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vonnie...

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