A student in the dance school is accused of creating fake social media profiles for her professors, resulting in an ongoing police investigation.
Amanda Dolph, music theater junior, is teaching tap classes to students on campus.
Members of the American Spirit Dance Company are finishing preparations for their annual Spring Show, which promises fresh styles from new instructors.
The university will host the first ever national championship for cheer and dance March 10-11.
Jo Rowan, professor of dance and chairman of the Ann Lacy School of American Dance, received her second and third Lifetime Achievement Awards this semester.
Vincent Sandoval was readmitted as a guest artist-in-residence, where he is teaching dance classes in tap, jazz, contemporary partnering and theater dance.
Students started a stomp team to bring a different type of art to campus. Stomping, or step-dancing, is a form of percussive dance.
Emily Jones, dance freshman, shares her life passions, aspirations, and smells.
The American Spirit Dance Company Spring Show, Hot Shoe Shuffle, is a two-act Broadway revue.
Molly Smith loves everything from dance to baking to dogs to North Carolina. In fact, she likes about everything except failure and feral pigs.
Mountain Dew used a puppy-monkey-dog to advertise their kickstart drink. This commercial generated many thoughts, so I organized some comments by major.
The Ann Lacy School of Dance and Entertainment will present its annual Christmas show Home for the Holidays. Home for the Holidays is scheduled to return Dec. 10-13 in Kirkpatrick Auditorium in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The show features a variety of ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop numbers. Home for the Holidays is described…
Students often complain about the price of tuition, but imagine paying for college without any help from your parents because they disagree with your sexual preference. This is the situation one student found himself in after telling his parents he is gay. “I originally came out to them when I was 12, but then this…
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will no longer be known by that name. The school was renamed The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment to help make the school’s purpose easier to understand, said Melanie Shelley, associate dean and professor of arts management. “It’s an effort for it…
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OSDTDA’s State Dance Team Competition is used as a recruitment tool for OCU’s Pom squad. The Oklahoma State Dance Team Directors’ Association competition is hosted in the Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center at OCU Dec. 12-13. The duo and trio competition is Friday, and the group competition is Saturday….
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management has been getting its share of publicity during the last few months.
The school was named a top dance school by Dance Magazine last month.Several other publications also named OCU as a top-tier dance program.
Dance Magazine has named OCU one of the top three schools in the country for aspiring triple threat performers. In an article titled “In Training: BFA’s for the Great White Way,” OCU was ranked with Point Park University in Pittsburgh and Roosevelt College in Chicago. The rankings were determined due to the performance opportunity available on…
The American Spirit Dance Company spring show will be March 13-15. The show will be at 8:00 p.m. Thursday March 13- Saturday March 15, with an additional 2:00 p.m. show on Saturday, in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium. Seating is reserved and all seats are $20. To reserve tickets call the performing arts ticket office at 405-208-5227…
The campus closed at 4 p.m. Thursday due to inclement weather. The performances of “Home for the Holidays” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” will still go on as planned. Patrons who cannot attend can the box office at (405) 208 5227 to exchange their tickets for a different performance, depending on ticket availability. The Dulaney-Browne…
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management will present their annual Home for the Holidays Christmas dance show Dec. 5-8.
Cuban Salsa Night has returned this semester, offering students free Latin dance lessons.
The club meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays in Watson Lounge in Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel.
Elizabeth Stolper was crowned Miss OCU 2014. Stolper, dance performance sophomore, competed in the Miss OCU pageant along with 12 other contestants. The pageant was Saturday in Kirkpatrick Auditorium in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. In addition to the Miss OCU title, Stolper also tied for overall talent for her lyrical dance to “You Raise Me…
One of the most cherished traditions at OCU is the Student Choreography Show. I have been humbled to see the show for the past four years. I think this year’s show topped the previous three. All of the dances were superb, from the beginning to the end.
Elizabeth Stolper was crowned Miss OCU 2014 on Saturday.
Stolper, dance performance sophomore, competed in the Miss OCU pageant along with 12 other contestants. In addition to the Miss OCU title, Stolper also tied for overall talent for her lyrical dance to “You Raise me Up.”
The Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management’s student-directed choreography show will open Oct. 11.
The show, which serves as a senior capstone project for dance performance majors, will feature original dances created by senior dance performance majors. All of the seniors prepare one number to be performed during the show.