Tag: dance

Jonathan Thomas in dance studio.

Brenau Voices: Jonathan Thomas

Jan 21, 2022

This student is finding his purpose through dance When Jonathan Thomas learned his first dance routine his sophomore year of high school, something sparked within him. The then football player said he was asked to dance in a production of “Cinderella,” thinking he’d be used only to lift female dancers. After learning a few turns […]

2021 Dance Seniors Gracie Metcalf, Lauren Rathmann, Shania McAmis, Dejah Williams. Photo by AJ Renolds.

Dance as a Major

Apr 27, 2021

Dance is more than just an art, it is a craft.  The Department of Dance at Brenau University helps students to hone their skills, educating each individual as a dance practitioner, scholar and artist.  The dance program allows students to thrive in a creative, supportive and challenging environment.   “One of my favorite aspects of the […]

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Virtual Guest Speaker: Award Winning Choreographer Marguerite Derricks

Oct 06, 2020

Join us on October 9th from 3:30-4:30 PM as Award winning choreographer Marguerite Derricks will be sharing her time with us discussing her career and what it takes to make it professionally. You won’t want to miss this virtual event presented by Brenau University Dance Department! Marguerite is one of dance’s most recognized and respected […]

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Students star in the Evening of Dance "Focus." (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Evening of Dance concert ‘Focus’

Nov 13, 2018

The Brenau Department of Dance presented their Evening of Dance concert Focus on Friday, Nov. 2-3, in Pearce Auditorium. There was an array of styles and nuances from emerging choreographers from the composition II course, as well as sophisticated choreography from senior Mary Rose Gibson. Joshua Blake Carter, who is originally from Atlanta but now […]