College of Arts, Letters, Social Sciences and Emergency Services
Dance - Fine & Performing Arts Studies Department
Thank you everyone who nominated us for club of the year 2013! We are so grateful to win such a fantastic award.
Congratulations to our Advisor and Professor Deborah Choszczyk for winning Leader in the Arts Award!
Members of the LSSU Dance Company visited Superior Central School last month demonstrating Latin Ballroom Dance to about 30 high school Spanish students. Under the direction of Prof. Deborah Choszczyk, Angelica Salas, Kaiti Dickenshied, Susan Drockton, Kitty Drockton and Dan Walker helped demonstrate the proper techniques!
Three members of the LSSU Dance Company traveled to Marquette to participate in the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble Dance Workshop September 14 and 15. Afterwards, LSSU dancers along with 16 other dancers from the Marquette community learned a jazz dance in 2 hours and performed during the evening EDE Show. Pictured in front of the Forest Roberts Theatre on the NMU Campus: Sarah Kester, Stephanie Spurr, Kaiti Dickenshied, Deborah Choszczyk, Dance Director
Haiti Relief Effort
On Sunday, May 2, 2010, 85 boxes of goods collected for the people of Haiti left LSSU. Supported by members and friends of the LSSU Dance Company, the goods were collected, sorted, packed and carried into a U-Haul Truck. The truck was then driven to Virginia by Dance Company Director, Deborah Choszczyk and her husband Dan. There they palletized all the boxes, preparing them to be picked up and taken to the Royal Caribbean dock for departure to Haiti. According to Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines, all five pallets arrived safe and sound and with the peoples thanks!
Highlights of a brand new class in the Dance Minor Program at LSSU, “Creative Movement for Elementary Educators”. Each week LSSU students worked directly with children from Washington Elementary, Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Their final, a Movement/Dance Production using all 200 children on stage at LSSU. The shirts for the children were provided by Michaels of Marquette, MI and the print provided by All-Star Graphics of Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
Boyne Concord Academy
Boyne Concord Academcy, a LSSU Charter School, visited campus in November 2009. Eleven talented students participated in a ballet class in the morning and a modern dance class in the afternoon.
For more information please contact Deborah Choszczyk, Dance Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 906-635-2265.