Contemporary Dance in the News

Art of Dedication

Monday, January 1, 2018 San Antonio Magazine

Dance alumna Karin Heiden (B.F.A. '96), executive director of San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet, talks to San Antonio Magazine about the “art of dedication”—how many aspiring performing artists train and specialize like athletes from a young age.

New Hampshire Rockette shows no signs of slowing down

Sunday, December 24, 2017 Concord Monitor

Dance alumna Jessica Davison (B.F.A. '11), who has been a member of the Radio City Rockettes for over five years, reflects on her role and the years of hard work and determination it took get there.

Edmonton dancer bringing arts to impoverished communities

Friday, November 24, 2017 Global News

Conservatory student Danton Jamieson (B.F.A. '21, contemporary dance) has been selected as one of nine dancers to travel to Mexico with non-profit organization Juntos Collective this December. The organization works with university volunteers to provide dance workshops and performances in underserved communities.

'In the Heights' soars at Wheelock

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe gives a glowing review of Wheelock Family Theatre's production of In the Heights, which was "superbly directed and choreographed" by alumna and faculty member Rachel Bertone (B.F.A. '07, contemporary dance), and featured seven current Conservatory students and four alumni, with musical direction by Conservatory accompanist Dan Rodriguez.

Princess Grace Award Winners

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Dance Magazine

Alumna Zoe Scofield (B.F.A. '98, contemporary dance) has been granted the Princess Grace Awards 2017 Choreography Mentorship Co-Commission (CMCC) Award.

A First for Boston Conservatory

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 NECN

Cathy Young appeared on New England Cable News (NECN) to discuss her appointment as executive director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee, how the merged institution represents the future of the performing arts, and what it means to be the first woman to lead the school.