Dance Faculty in the News March 2010: Kim Arrow and Jumatatu Poe

SWARTHMORE TAIKO PERFORMANCES

Kim Arrow, Director of Swarthmore Taiko, will perform with the group for the Morris Arboretum’s Cherry Blossom Festival, in North Philadelphia on April 17, 1PM.

Swarthmore Taiko will be the opening performance for the Haitian Benefit Concert in Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College, on April 1, 6:30 PM.

On March 19th, Swarthmore Taiko members Kim Arrow, Joe Small ’05, and Myles Dakan ’10 performed for the
Mayoral Press Conference for the Japan/America Society’s 2010 Cherry Blossom Festival, Fairmount Park, Phila.

AUSTRALIAN SCREENING OF DANCE VIDEO CREATED BY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR KIM ARROW

MOCEAN, a dance video created by Associate Professor Kim Arrow, will be screened for EARTH HOUR 2010, at The Pier at the Marina, Cairns, Australia, sponsored by Cairns Regional Council, World Wildlife Fund, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Australian Government, on March 27.

DANCE ADVANCE GRANT AWARDED TO ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JUMATATU POE ’04

Dance Advance, a program of the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Asst. Professor Jumatatu Poe to rehearse and develop a new work, Flatland 2010. This highly competitive grant was awarded to 16 Philadelphia-based choreographers, companies and presenters.  To learn more about Prof. Poe’s work, we invite you to visit his company’s website: www.idiosyncrazyproductions.com.

To learn more about Dance Advance and the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage visit: www.pcah.us

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