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One Last Dance

Entrances & Exits 2020: faculty choreographed dance concert.

Terena Tarbor, Staff Writer

June 7, 2020

If only taking dance classes online, could give students the same feeling of excitement most get when playing Dance Dance Revolution. With all Grossmont College classes shifting to a remote format, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the dance department is struggling to keep students. David Mullen, ...

Retirement: A Kathy Meyer Story

Kathy Meyer

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor

January 19, 2020

Kathy Meyer has been working at Grossmont for 31 years, doing everything she can to make the Dance Department thrive. Meyer is scheduled to retire in the spring of 2020; she has extended her stay due to the building of the new theater. “That was a huge motivator for me to stay because I wanted to...

The Art of Hip-Hop

The whole class takes a break from popping and locking to pose.

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

It’s not every day we get a celebrity at Grossmont. In early April, though, Dr. Arnel Calvario stopped by to give students an unforgettable hip-hop lesson. His energy pumped-up the crowd as he gave them the inside on techniques. Calvario has visited Grossmont over the last couple of years, not only...

Dance Department Performs Final Concert at the Kroc

Dance Department Performs Final Concert at the Kroc

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 28, 2019

The show had so many little details and surprises, it was sure to leave you speechless. Along with a killer light show, dancers showed off their versatile moves. The opening production consisted of a mix of different dances and styles mixed into one big celebration, as dancers interacted with the ...

Dance Department Dazzles

Dancer Tiffany Martinez Delgado practices for touring shows.

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The Grossmont Dance Department is on tour. Grossmont gives the whole idea of “razzle-dazzle” as they tour all around the San Diego community to perform at local high schools. This is a part of Dance Professor and Committee Director David Mullen’s sabbatical, an extended leave taken for a university...

When the Student Becomes the Master

The dancers rehearse for the Fall concert.

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2018

Grossmont College dance students display the tremendous hard work and determination it truly takes to be a performer as they prepare to showcase the student-choreographed concert “Breaking Boundaries” at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre Nov. 8, 9 and 10.The showcase features pieces ranging from hip-hop to...

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

BYU Dance Ensemble Dances Their Way Across The World

Michael Covington

March 16, 2013

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The world famous BYU Folk Dance Ensemble and the Mountain Strings Orchestra treated Grossmont College to a performance in the main quad on March 12. The BYU Dance team, which normally has around 200 members, sent their best and brightest to entertain and show of their...

‘Entrances and Exits’ an inspiring look into other dance forms

Sean Asuncion

April 30, 2012

  SAN DIEGO – For approximately two minutes, Tiffany Goff was neither a student nor a dancer.  She was a dog named Sam.  She waited and paced by the door for her master to come home, and when he did, her canine joy was unbounded. Goff’s performance in “My Name is Sam” was chore...

Dance Department’s ‘Entrances and Exits’ comes April 26-28

April 20, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Dance Department will present "Entrances and Exits," a faculty-choreographed dance concert featuring performances by Grossmont College students performing salsa, tap, ballet, contemporary, modern and hip dancing. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26,...

‘Entrances and Exits’ will showcase many dance styles

Sean Asuncion

April 16, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- For the last few weeks students in the dance department have been passionately pursuing success. I have been to almost all the rehearsals in the last week and I have been very impressed with the dance pieces that will be performed in the upcoming dance concert “Entrances and...

Griffin choreographers debut at a prestigious competition.

March 21, 2012

The Ultimate Show Griffin choreographers debut at a prestigious competition. By Lea Kolb Hannah Pritchett, 22, not only had the honor of being selected for the 8th annual San Diego Young Choreographers Showcase & Prize on March 3 at the Whitebox in Liberty Station, but also the honor of winning ...

‘Dance for a Cure’ good for both the audience and patients

Sean Asuncion

March 5, 2012

CHULA VISTA--Every year Eastlake High School’s Performing Arts Center holds a benefit dance show to help kids suffering because of diseases like cancer. Known as “Dance For A Cure” renowned dance crews such as IDK, Natural Vibes and Future Shock display their technical abilities in modern dance ...

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