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Guest lecturer speaks on value of dance in daily life

As part of Geneseo's celebration of 50 years of dance, students, faculty and staff eagerly gathered for "The University Dances: 50 Years in Motion" lecture in the MacVitie College Union on April 19. Excitement was high in the room as the audience heard Thomas Defrantz from Duke University speak on the dance studies discipline.

Assistant professor of dance studies Mark Broomfield invited DeFrantz to Geneseo. DeFrantz is professor of African and African American Studies and in the Program of Dance.

Geneseo Dance Ensemble pays tribute to past performers for program anniversary

When considering different ways to tell a story, the first things that come to mind might involve film, literature or even art. The Geneseo Dance Ensemble proved that dance is another compelling way to tell a story from Thursday April 19 to Sunday April 22.

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Broomfield to explore dance, black masculinity through research fellowship

Assistant professor of theater and dance Mark Broomfield has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty. For the six-month fellowship, faculty members on a tenure track line are awarded $15,000 to pursue research in an area of their choosing.

SUNY Geneseo professor awarded national Wilson Fellowship

GENESEO – Mark Broomfield, an assistant professor of theater and dance at SUNY Geneseo, has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty.


SUNY Geneseo Awards Dance Professor with Woodrow Wilson Fellowship

GENESEO — SUNY Geneseo awarded a Woodrow Wilson national fellowship for Mark Broomfield ’94, assistant professor of theater and dance.

VIDEOS: Alumni, faculty present new works at ‘48Live’

SUNY Geneseo alumni Norwood Pennewell, a long-time member of Garth Fagan Dance, will be among the guest performers for the Geneseo Dance Ensemble’s upcoming performance, “48Live: New Visitas.”



GDE combines movement, spoken word for compelling spring showcase

In its 48th year of productions, the Geneseo Dance Ensemble celebrated cultural diversity in their performance of “48Live: New Vistas,” which ran from Thursday Feb. 25–Saturday Feb. 28 in the Alice Austin Theater.

Broomfield Brings Talents to Geneseo Through SUNY Faculty Diversity Program

GENESEO, N.Y. – Mark Broomfield, assistant professor of dance studies at SUNY Geneseo and a 1994 alumnus of the college, is among five SUNY faculty members who received support this year through SUNY's Faculty Diversity Program.....



Assistant professor of dance Broomfield among four honored with diversity award, Geneseo’s first

The State University of New York Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion announced the recipients of the Faculty Diversity Program awards for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Visiting artist Adrienne Hawkins draws choreographic inspiration from personal history

The department of theatre and dance is hosting guest artist Adrienne Hawkins, artistic director of the Impulse Dance Company in Boston, for a three-day residency Oct. 29-31.



Visiting artist Nathan Lee Graham choreographs Geneseo Dance Ensemble performance

Cabaret artist, actor, writer and director Nathan Lee Graham is participating in a residency with the department of theatre and dance, culminating a dance for Geneseo Dance Ensemble’s spring performance, “46Live: New Voices Bold Moves.”

Lecture explores masculinity in homosexual performers

February is Black History Month and members of the department of African and African Diaspora Studies and the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies said they want to focus their attention on a specific social issue — gay African-American dancers.