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Talya Zaken, Maica Guevarra and Jasmine Gilmore perform a lift in the piece,Same, Different at the Speaking Movement technical rehearsal on Nov. 14, 2023. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Moorpark College students premiere original work at “Speaking Movement” dance showcase

By Sarah Graue and Belle Aguirre November 27, 2023

Last week, the Moorpark College dance department presented their annual fall concert, “Speaking Movement,” on Nov. 16-18 on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage. The production, co-directed by...

Image of Emmy Ham. Courtesy of Emmy Ham

Emmy Ham, student dancer, finds passion for teaching amid pandemic

By Valeri Roussak May 7, 2021
Ham has been dancing since she was eight years old and wanted to pursue her career in dance by providing private lessons for adults as well as kids ages five and up. She is currently studying dance with the MC Dance Department.
Erin Sofley, right, and Brooklynn Reeves-Mallett, left, hold their parallel attitudes while dancing in their fourth dance piece entitled Fabric of Time. on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Photo credit: Audrey Lang

Non-profit dance organization Megill & Company presents second socially distanced dance performance

By Audrey Lang March 26, 2021
Moorpark College’s very own Dance Faculty, Beth Megill, artistically directed and choreographed her company, Megill & Company’s (MeCo), second socially distanced performance. On Saturday March 20 and Sunday March 21, MeCo presented Meet me in the Field.
Photo the Moorpark College PAC courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive.

Dance Club reboots and continues digitally due to the COVID-19 pandemic

By Rachael Thomas March 13, 2021
In the spring semester of 2020, Moorpark College's Dance Club stopped meetings and stayed inactive even when all classes transitioned online. The revival happened when Hannah Rios, club president, organized for meetings to happen again and recruited people into the club.
Dancer, Abigail Armbruster, performs in Madison Roters piece entitled The Journey.

Dance department streams its first ever virtual performance, ‘Dance for Camera Project’

By Audrey Lang December 19, 2020
On Friday, Dec. 4, the Moorpark College dance department live streamed its very first virtual dance performance, the Dance for Camera Project. This hour production was immediately followed by a Q&A with all the dancers, staff and student choreographers. The Dance for Camera webinar was live streamed over both Zoom and YouTube.
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