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Dance department adjusts to virtual learning, finds surprising benefits

Marie Basile, dance instructor, demonstrates a passe in barre in front of her desk view camera.
November 19, 2020

As De Anza College adapts to online courses, faculty are exploring new ways to teach dance virtually — and finding unexpected advantages.    “I’ve tried to figure out how to maximize...

Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Members of Día Pa Son ensemble play music from Veracruz, Mexico at the Son Jarocho event in Hinson Campus Center Conference Room B on Feb. 11.
February 18, 2020

The walls of the De Anza Hinson Campus center embraced the spirited melodies of the traditional art form Son Jarocho, a blend of African and indigenous Mexican music on Feb. 11. The main aim of the...

Humans of De Anza – Carol Jones

April 3, 2019

Fitness Center Coordinator CJ Jones, who is resigning from her cheer, dance, and physical education positions at De Anza, said she will miss assisting the community.

De Anza budget crisis: Dance

June 7, 2018

De Anza College’s dance department is one of 11 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. The team will examine...

Clubs of De Anza: G.R.A.N.D.

June 7, 2018

Generosity, respect and nurturing dancers. This is what makes up the De Anza College G.R.A.N.D. Club. La Voz News features the club as a facet in which students express themselves. All while learning new...

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review
Impending budget cuts lead to review of programs and vacant positions; criteria not disclosed to affected departments
April 30, 2018

Dance, photography and wildlife science technician programs have been selected for review by an upcoming Viability Advisory Team, following an April 24 vote by De Anza College’s Instructional Planning...

Dancers’ energy belies trouble ahead for De Anza department

The workshop class finalizes the DA Dance Demonstration with a bang on March 22 at the Visual & Performing Arts Center at De Anza College.
March 27, 2018

“Take a dance class and save your life,” dance instructor Warren Lucas implored the audience at the DA Dance Demonstration held on Thursday, March 22 at De Anza Collge. What started off gently...

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