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Jun. 30, 2021

Kevin Williamson’s Safe and Sound Selected for LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival

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Apr. 16, 2021

Senior Spotlights: Selina Ho and Claire Joseph Dance for Justice, Beauty, and Expression

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Apr. 14, 2021

In the Media: Suchi Branfman Explores Pandemic-Era Dance and Choreography in The Nation

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Department of Dance


June 30, 2021

Kevin Williamson’s Safe and Sound Selected for LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival

Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson’s dance film Safe and Sound is an official summer 2021 selection of the LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival. In October 2019, Williamson performed the dance as a work-in-progress at Garrison Theater.

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April 16, 2021

Senior Spotlights: Selina Ho and Claire Joseph Dance for Justice, Beauty, and Expression

For Joseph, graduation from Scripps will lead her to a master’s program in Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland. Ho will begin her post-grad job as a data analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice in April, a nonprofit devoted to criminal justice reform.

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April 14, 2021

In the Media: Suchi Branfman Explores Pandemic-Era Dance and Choreography in The Nation

Dance faculty Suchi Branfman explored the power of dance and choreography during the COVID-19 pandemic in The Nation magazine. Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic, a COVID-19 era performance of her 2019 performance Dancing Through Prison Walls, premiered as a Zoom event in April 2021.

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March 25, 2021

Virtual Performances of Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic Scheduled for April

Choreographer and Scripps faculty Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic, a COVID-19-era version of her 2019 performance Dancing Through Prison Walls, will premiere as a Zoom event in April.

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December 11, 2020

Scripps and Pomona Colleges Host Virtual Fall Dance Concert

In yet another change compelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, Scripps and Pomona Colleges presented their annual “In the Works” fall dance concert online from December 4–5, 2020. Named for its original works-in-progress of student choreography, the recital showcased a variety of contemporary dance styles performed in a series of unusual and exciting films produced by the students and shared via livestream.

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August 31, 2020

Suchi Branfman to Discuss Collaborative Dance and Choreography at Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Dance faculty Suchi Branfman will be part of an online discussion about collaborating with members of the incarcerated community for “Undanced Dances through Prison Walls during a Pandemic.” The dances in this project were choreographed inside the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) in spring 2020.

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May 8, 2020

Suchi Branfman Receives 2020 Diversity Teaching Award

Scripps College choreographer, performer, educator, and activist Suchi Branfman is one of The Claremont Colleges’ 2020 Faculty Diversity Teaching Award recipients. The Claremont Colleges Diversity Teaching Award recognizes those who regularly and effectively address issues or concerns related to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their classroom practices and curriculum.

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October 9, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

“At Scripps, dance is about technical mastery, but it is also equally about humanistic inquiry and cultural connection,” says Ronnie Brosterman, professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance.

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September 27, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Meiver De la Cruz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Meiver De la Cruz to discuss the relationships between dance, community, and activism, as well as De la Cruz’s hidden talent.

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March 20, 2018

Work by Cynthia Irobunda ’18 Selected for National College Dance Festival

In early March, the Scripps College Dance Department traveled to Ohio University for the American College Dance Association (ACDA) East-Central Conference to take classes, perform, and bond with students, faculty, and guest artists. As part of the conference, Cynthia Irobunda ’18, a psychology and dance double major, created and performed her original solo choreography, Nneka, for the adjudicated showcase. Nneka was then selected to be performed during the conference’s closing gala.

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