In The News: Department of Dance

KNPR News
June 14, 2022

On June 4, Las Vegas stood with Ukraine in a memorable way.

Las Vegas Weekly
October 7, 2021

After the seeming eternity of the pandemic lockdown, UNLV’s Nevada Conservatory Theatre returns to live performances with a celebratory season that includes Little Shop of Horrors and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Nevada Business
August 30, 2021

Carnevale Gallery plans to donate 25 percent of its proceeds through September to Vegas PBS to help support local arts programming in honor of late artist Rita Asfour.

Las Vegas Weekly
August 26, 2021

Culture: Art exhibits, theater productions, and more.

The 961
April 15, 2021

Raised in Dubai and currently based in the United States, Lebanese-American Diana Zeineddine is a force to be reckoned with!

Las Vegas Weekly
March 25, 2021

Cierra Bliss Wachtel, who goes by Cierra Bliss, began dancing at Boulder City studio Dance Etc. before she’d even turned 5. Now 22, she’s a dance major at UNLV, who recently unveiled an original choreographed piece titled “Skin Shed” and is preparing another, “Spineless,” for an April 22 premiere on the UNLV Dance Department YouTube show, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 14, 2020

UNLV students were able to enjoy two social-distanced performances today at a pop-up event put on by its dance department.

KNPR News
May 12, 2020

Arts are an expression of creativity.

Dance Spirit
November 15, 2019

Your first semester as a college dance student can be hectic. But being busy is no reason to put your mental health on hold. In fact, the times when you feel totally overwhelmed by tasks and to-do lists are actually when your mental health is most important.

Dance Spirit
October 9, 2019

Dance has always been a huge part of your life. But now that you're about to head to college, you might be wondering: In order to feel fulfilled and successful, do you need to major in dance? The answer, of course, depends on the person. But for some, a dance minor is the best option. We asked a group of experts to answer all your questions about minoring in dance.

KNPR News
September 1, 2019

When Tyreek Jarman, aka Chop808, released his single “Nobody’s Safe” in May, it came with an unusual label: the word “EXPLICIT.” But something else was different, too. The wholesome and upbeat Jarman, known for hamming it up and dancing with fans at shows, was gone. Here was a menacing beast firing machine-gun bars over a bass-heavy trap beat. You don’t wanna go to war with me, I grew up with apes, he warns on the track.

Las Vegas Weekly
July 1, 2019

Performer April Kidwell is an expert at portraying a frenetic female anti-hero. Her first major role was as Cleopatra at Caesars Palace. Kidwell’s dazzling smile, bedazzled bra and feathered headdress may have said “Vegas showgirl” more than “fierce queen,” but it paid her way through a theater and dance degree at UNLV. And more importantly, it set the stage for a career to come.