Master Dance Classes Open to the Public at Plymouth State Oct. 2 & 3

October 2nd, 2010 by Adam

Plymouth, N.H.The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Plymouth State University will present dance workshops October 2 and 3 as a part of the university-wide Homecoming and Family Celebration.

Jennifer Weber, artistic director of Decadancetheatre in Brooklyn, N.Y., will teach master classes to PSU students and members of the public at the Silver Center for the Arts dance studio. Participation is free for PSU students and $10 per class for nonstudents.

Weber has always been a student not just of dance technique, but of the larger cultural meanings of urban movement. As an artist, Weber seeks to explore hip-hop as the key emerging language of a global youth culture. Since founding Decadancetheatre in the Summer of 2000, Weber has choreographed four original, evening-length, hip-hop ballets: I Dance, Heroin(e), Behind the Beat, and Decadance vs. The Firebird-a Hip-Hop Ballet .

Plymouth State workshops include:

Saturday, October 2: 10–11:30 a.m., Deca Repertory; 11:45 a.m. –1:15 p.m. Hip-Hop Theatre

Sunday, October 3: 10–11:30 a.m. Commercial Hip-Hop; 11:45a.m.–1:15 p.m. Beginning Breakdance

Decadancetheater is an all-female hip-hop and b-girl (break dancing) troupe. The company tours nationally and can be seen performing on television, in commercials and in theaters.

Contact PSU Dance Director Amanda Whitworth,,to register.

For general information about events at PSU, log on to ThisWeek@PSU.

In the News

Example Image

Professor of sales to speak at March Plymouth Chamber of Commerce meeting

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Professor Robert Nadeau ofPlymouth State University, as he presents a Business Seminar on How to Increase Your Client Base on Wednesday, March 11 from noon to 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library, One Russell Street. In this seminar Nadeau will show you ways to discover how to land more […]

Example Image

Contemporary Piano Festival March 7 at PSU Silver Center

PLYMOUTH — The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Plymouth State University will host the 17th annual Contemporary Piano Festival at the Silver Center Saturday, March 7. The festival is designed to enhance the students’ and teachers’ exposure to music that was written in the past 100 years, according to festival director Professor Carleen […]

Example Image

Plymouth State University offers five-year Master’s degree in Accounting

New state regulations and career opportunities prompt change PLYMOUTH — Accounting students now have an opportunity to put their careers on a fast track through Plymouth State University’s five-year accounting program. Students can earn both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in accounting through the five-year program, in addition to being well-prepared for the Certified […]