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WashU KSA and WashU KISS put on annual showcase

Friday morning, on the sunny walk to class, a new structure had been added to the South 40: an outdoor stage. This stage was used later that day for the Spirit of Korea (SOK) showcase, April 12. This collaboration between WashU Korean Students Association (KSA) and WashU Korean International Student Society (KISS) is their largest […]

| Staff Writer

A tribute to artistry and memory at the MFA Student Dance Concert

Over the past two years, three Master of Fine Art (MFA) in Dance students poured their hearts and souls into choreographing and bringing their artistic visions to life. Finally, on March 22 and 23, their dedication culminated in a mesmerizing performance at Edison Theater for the seventh annual MFA Student Dance Concert.

| Managing Scene Editor

Remembering MFA student and dancer Amarnath Ghosh

To his closest friends and colleagues, 34-year-old Amarnath Ghosh could be described in one word, “intensity.” From his gratitude for life, empathy towards others, passion for dance, and curiosity to learn, Ghosh is remembered by his commitment to giving his all to everything he did. 

Ghosh was in his final year as an Master of Fine Arts (MFA) student studying dance in Washington University’s Performing Arts Department (PAD) when he was killed on Feb. 27, near the Third Degree Glass Factory on Delmar Blvd, just a few months shy of completing his degree. 

| Junior News Editor

Breakdown of BearFit Classes

Offered throughout the day, seven days a week, there’s a BearFit class for everyone, whether you’re an early-bird looking for a morning pump or trying to find some peace of mind in between classes. Here are some highlights. 

, and | Contributing Writers and Junior Scene Editor

Choreographer Léna Blou gives a class and lecture on Guadeloupean Gwo-ka dance during visit

Léna Blou, choreographer, dancer, and educator, paid a visit to Washington University to give a class on the Guadeloupean Gwo-ka dance and a lecture titled “Performing the Political,” leaving encouraging remarks for students who love dancing to continue their artistic pursuit, April 19.

| Staff Writer

‘Goldilocks Phenomenon’ explores longing and community

The performance, senior Grace Meyers’ dance thesis, used the Goldilocks story to examine deeper human experiences.

| Managing Editor

WU dance teams maintain community despite separation

Despite the closure of campus, many of Wash. U.’s student dance groups are attempting to keep in contact and keep dancing.

Aruni Soni | Staff Writer

25 years of Irish tap: Riverdance continues to step into audience’s hearts

“Riverdance” is a song and dance show that features Irish tap dancing and haunting music.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Black Anthology’s ‘Masquerade’ shows what’s behind the mask

This year’s Black Anthology, “Masquerade,” combined masterful writing, electric performances and enthusiastic dances to create a show that was as entertaining as it was thought-provoking.

Aruni Soni | Contributing Writer

WUDT showcases passion through the movement of storytelling

Washington University Dance Theatre (WUDT) presented an eclectic mix of dances in their annual performance this weekend titled “Coalescence,” ranging from emotionally impactful to humorous to strange.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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