The newly recognized dance team at CSULB, fosters a sense of community and culture for both Indian-Americans and international students.
Long Beach State dance major Vanessa Cruz was born with arthrogryposis, a condition characterized by joint contractures and muscle weakness throughout the body. Despite challenges, Cruz has continued to pursue her passion for dance. Cruz sits down with the Daily Forty-Niner to discuss her journey to the CSULB dance department.
Second-year dance major Vanessa Cruz hopes to pave the way for future generations of disabled dancers at CSULB and beyond.
During her decades-long career in dance and theater instruction, Cyrus Parker Jeannette rose from teaching improv and choreography classes to becoming dean of Long Beach State’s College of the Arts in 2014.
One of the biggest hula and chant competitions in Southern California, E Hula Mau, will take place this Labor Day weekend at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Ten schools from across California will perform various forms of hula and chant at the three-day event.
Every few years, Long Beach State University’s music and dance departments join forces to present a collaborative work and this year’s presentation of “Fusion” will showcase a diverse range of dance pieces. In partnership with the Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony and the CSULB Chamber Choir, “Fusion” will feature three premieres[Read More…]
A vibrant and engaging dance performance from CONTRA-TIEMPO explores issues in today’s society through diverse movements and the expression of joy. CONTRA-TIEMPO, a dance company that combines multiple styles such as salsa, Afro-Cuban and contemporary, is collaborating with Los Angeles band Las Cafeteras to premiere its show joyUS justUS 8[Read More…]