‘I always feel free when I dance’: Incarcerated choreographers enchant in dance film directed by Scripps College professor

As part of her residency inside the California Rehabilitation Center, Scripps College dance professor Suchi Branfman directed a short film featuring the dances of incarcerated choreographers.

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Dancing through a pandemic: Pair of CCBDC dancers find dancefloor on Instagram

Amidst social distancing, Alana Weiss PO ’22 and Christina Dong PO ’22 share choreography they’ve learned online to connect with friends.

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Students strut their stuff, build confidence at Scripps heels dance classes

Heels dance classes, taught at the Sallie Tiernan Field House every Tuesday night, are helping students stand a little taller — and not just because of the heels. The classes, members say, promote body positivity and self-empowerment.

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In Liz Lerman’s ‘Wicked Bodies’ performance, audience invited into choreographic process

Keith Thompson, a member of choreographer Liz Lerman’s Dance Exchange, had some advice about how to deal with witches: “One, don’t feed them: They’re on a particularly strict diet, and you probably don’t have anything they’d want anyways except for some thumbs and some toes,” he told the audience at

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5C Contra Community Dance Club Combines Tradition and Fun

Maya Angelou once said, “Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.” CONTRAversial Claremont, one of the burgeoning clubs here at the 5Cs, was founded in 2012 by current Pomona students. It celebrates the diversity of dance, welcomes everyone, and above all, embraces the rich cultural history of movement. This club includes members from all 5Cs, and other

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