Mary Harding, Dance Instructor, Presents at National Dance Education Organization ConferenceHarding is pictured (center) with Dr. Betsy Maloney-Leaf (right), Lecturer in the Arts in Education program at the University of Minnesota and Rae Charles Harge (left), Minnesota Department of Education’s Arts & Equity Specialist.
November 2, 2022
Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor…
Perpich Arts High School Dance Program presents “The Dancing Bunch”
May 16, 2022
Perpich Arts High School Dance Program presented “The Dancing Bunch” on May 12 and May 13, 2022. Their spring concert was the culmination of a semester of work. The dancers demonstrated their creativity, choreographic skills, and performance expertise in student choreographed works,…
2022 Minnesota Dance SummitParticipants and presenters for the 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit
February 18, 2022
The 2022 Minnesota Dance Summit brought dance instructors and dancers together at Perpich Center on February 12, 2022. This event was hosted by Perpich Center for Arts Education in collaboration…
Perpich Dance Students Stretch Their Learning with Paul Taylor Dance Company WorkshopPerpich Dance students with Michael Apuzzo, a company member and instructor from the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
January 19, 2022
When a dance company performs at Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota, typically only the ones performing a school matinee will…
Perpich Dance Students Unite in “Convergence of 9 – A Dance Concert”
December 6, 2021
Perpich Dance students united to perform their fall concert, Convergence of 9 – A Dance Concert. The event was the culmination of a semester of work. The dancers demonstrated their creativity, choreographic skills, and performance expertise in 13 student-choreographed works, a faculty-choreographed…
Connect and Respond to the Arts of Dakota and Ojibwe People in Mankato
October 27, 2021
As part of the Professional Development on Location Series, the Perpich Center’s Professional Development and Resource (PDR) team led three tracks of professional learning opportunities in Mankato on October 26, 2021. The day centered around the theme of Connect and Respond to…
Herb Johnson III (Dance 2010) Named Jerome Hill Artist FellowHerb Johnson III (Photo by Juiceedope aka Julius Johnson)
January 27, 2021
The Jerome Foundation recently announced the 2021 grant recipients in the second round of the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program. Among the recipients of the 60 Fellowships awarded is Herb…
Mary Harding, Dance Instructor, Elected to the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization
October 12, 2020
Mary Harding, Perpich Dance Instructor, was elected to the policy board of directors for the National Dance Education Organization in October, 2020. Her three year term begins in November, 2020.
The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to advancing dance…
How Are Teachers Handling Arts Education From A Distance?
K-12 arts educators and administrators talk about the challenges and opportunities posed by distance learning.
By Brittany Shrimpton
April 13, 2020
Jeremy Holien has been fielding a lot of calls from visual and media arts teachers during this time of triage distance…