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WVU hosts Men in Dance Symposium

More than 50 people from the United States and the United Kingdom came to West Virginia University June 29 – July 1 for the first national symposium focusing on dance as a lifelong vocation for men and boys.

Men in Dance: Bridging the Gap, hosted by the WVU dance program and the National Dance Educators Association, discussed male presence throughout the history of dance and worked to address how to attract more boys and men to the field.

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A man on a mission

Keith Jackson has been on faculty at West Virginia University for more than 20 years, leading the School of Music as director for the last ten. On July 1, he will assume a new role as interim dean of the College of Creative Arts. 

Jackson will hit the ground running, utilizing the college’s first-class faculty and dedicated alumni and supporters to further substantiate the college as the institution for arts education and cultural influence in the state and region. 

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WVPT productions brings together WVU students, alumni, faculty

When the curtain opens June 21 on West Virginia Public Theatre’s production of Sylvia, it will serve as a reunion and homecoming for an entire cast with roots at West Virginia University. 

The play follows New York empty nesters Greg and Kate. When Greg finds a dog – Sylvia – the couple begins bickering over the dog's effect in their marriage. Written by A.R. Gurney, the comedy playfully discusses love, friendship and man's best friend.

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WVU appoints Paul Kreider as associate provost for undergraduate education

Dr. Paul Kreider, current dean of West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts, has been appointed associate provost for undergraduate education, effective July 1.

In this role, Kreider will provide the leadership and vision to create, implement and manage the strategic direction for Undergraduate Education on all campuses of WVU, including the main campus in Morgantown, WVU Tech in Beckley and Potomac State College in Keyser. He succeeds Dr. Sue Day-Perroots, who is retiring in August after a 34-year career at the university.

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May 2017 CCA Commencement

West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts will host their May Commencement ceremony:

Friday, May 12, 2017, at 2 p.m.
 at the WVU Creative Arts Center.

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'Let’s Dance’ a sendoff for WVU senior dance students

West Virginia University student choreographers bring their vision to the Antoinette Falbo Theatre at the Creative Arts Center April 20 – 21. 

“Let’s Dance” is the capstone project for graduating seniors, who have been given the opportunity to produce a culmination of work from students of all majors. The show will present a variety of dance styles including jazz, tap, hip-hop and modern. Each piece has been individually crafted to showcase the athleticism of the dancers, as well as bring stories to life through physical expression.

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College of Creative Arts helps community celebrate Einstein

The West Virginia University College of Creative Arts is taking part in a campus-wide celebration of Albert Einstein and his contributions to science.

A month-long series of events, Celebrating Einstein will feature CCA students, faculty and programs in a danced lecture and symphony performance that honor major discoveries in physics.

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