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  • Shelly Power Named PA Ballet Exec Dir After a five-month search, Pennsylvania Ballet has found its next executive director in Switzerland. Shelly Power, 61, artistic director and CEO of the Prix de Lausanne dance competition, will take over Philadelphia’s dance company and school full-time on Feb. 12, but is phasing in sooner.
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  • Muriel Maffre Named CEO at Alonzo King Lines Ba... Muriel Maffre, the former principal dancer for the San Francisco Ballet and most recently executive director of the Museum of Performance and Design in San Francisco, has been named chief executive officer of Alonzo King Lines Ballet.
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  • Mary Cochran Dies At 54 Mary Cochran, Dancer Who ‘Lit Up the Stage,’ Dies at 54. A versatile dancer with Paul Taylor’s company for 12 years and then the chairwoman of the dance department at Barnard College, has died. She was 54.
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  • 2017 MacArthur Fellows Announced The fellowship, which honors “exceptionally creative people,” comes with a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000, to be awarded over five years. It is known colloquially as the “genius” award, to the sometime annoyance of the foundation.
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  • Bolshoi + Met Announce 1st-Ever Operatic Collab... Russia's Bolshoi theatre and New York's Metropolitan Opera on Monday announced plans to work together for the first time, co-producing three operas all starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko. The New York opera house's general manager Peter Gelb and Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin announced the plans at a joint news conference in the Moscow th...
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  • Roy Kaiser Named NV Ballet Theatre Artistic Dir... Roy Kaiser, artistic director emeritus of Pennsylvania Ballet, has been named artistic director of Nevada Ballet Theatre.
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  • 2017 Australian Dance Awards Winners Announced Presented by Ausdance Victoria, Harlequin Floors and Ausdance National the 2017 Australian Dance Awards were presented on Sunday 24 September at Arts Centre Melbourne. Congratulations to the winners and all the shortlisted nominees! And the winners are....
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  • Joffrey Ballet Named Resident Dance Co at Lyric... In what promises to be a momentous artistic and audience-building partnership, Lyric Opera of Chicago has named the Joffrey Ballet as the resident dance company at the Lyric Opera House beginning at the start of the 2020-2021 season. The alliance will mark the end of the Joffrey’s long-time relationship with the Auditorium Theatre, which has ser...
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  • Michael Scolamiero is New Exec Dir at Ballet West Ballet West announced Michael Scolamiero, former executive director of Miami City Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet, as its new executive director on Sept. 20. The announcement concludes a six-month international search led by Michael Kaiser, president emeritus of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Kaiser said his goal was to fi...
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  • David McDermott named executive director of Hub... McDermott currently serves as the first deputy commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, managing daily operations and working on events like the Taste of Chicago and Chicago Architecture Biennial. McDermott will replace Jason D. Palmquist, who stepped down in February after 10 years at the helm of the company...
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Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

 

The Division of Dance invites nominations and applications for the position of chair. This position is an opportunity to be involved in the on-going shaping of innovative, dynamic curriculum and performance practice. Strong leadership skills, creative energy, intellectual strength and professional and teaching experience are essential.  We welcome candidates from all backgrounds. For full details and information on how to apply, click here