Contemporary Dance Spotlights
Lilly Valore (B.F.A. '19, contemporary dance), who was recently asked to speak at the Dance/USA Annual Conference about equality and representation of LGBTQ dancers in the industry, reflects on this experience.
Jonathan Campbell (The Juilliard School '10) and Austin Diaz (NYU Tisch School of the Arts '11) lead the MADBOOTS dance company, named “25 to Watch” by Dance Magazine in 2016. Campbell and Diaz will be guest artists in residence for the fall 2017 dance concert, From the Ground Up. We caught up with them as they prepare to come to Boston.
Dance alumna Lilian Balch (B.F.A. '15, contemporary dance) has been a member of the Shen Wei Dance Arts company in New York City since graduating in 2015. Read about her journey as a professional dancer.
Dance student Rosario Guillen (B.F.A. '20) writes from the Parks and Recreation Summer Program of his hometown of Pharr, Texas, where he has spent the summer as artistic director and head choreographer for the ballet and dance program.
Dance alumnus and the 2015 Miss Boston Pride Pageant Winner Elijah Dillehay (B.F.A. '16) answers questions about dance, drag, the Conservatory, and his one wish.
Contemporary dance alumna Alison Cook Beatty (B.F.A. '01) wins the 2015 Boston Conservatory Alumni Choreographic Commission and founds her own dance company.
Contemporary dance alumnus Demetrius Burns (B.F.A. '16) shares how the Conservatory inspired and shaped him as an artist.