Monday, June 22, 2020
"My classes have always been known to be athletic, diverse and designed to make you think quickly on your feet. I love to ignite passion, dig deep and demand performance quality. I am good at reading the energy of my classroom and being able to give the style that I feel best suits that day," said Lucas.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The upcoming season celebrates love, human resiliency and community spirit, featuring the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches, eclectic dance productions highlighted by the legendary Paul Taylor Dance Company and a thought-provoking Media Innovators Speaker Series kicking off with former Minnesota Senator Al Franken.
Friday, January 10, 2020
Noted dance historian and author Brenda Dixon Gottschild will visit Point Park’s campus to discuss her latest book and the impact black dancers have had on the dance profession.
"As dancers we need to always strive to be better and to continue training with a keen eye. Dedication and commitment are key as well as letting your passion shine through with confidence," Grace advised students in her workshop.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
"What surprised me about this workshop was how interactive it was. We got to experiment with their equipment and I was chosen to get blasted by the blood cannon - it was an amazing experience," said student MacKenzy Cline.
Monday, January 21, 2019
The cast features Tony Award-winning actor and Broadway veteran Anthony Crivello as Santiago, David Cabot as Hemingway and 2018 B.F.A. in theatre alumnus Gabriel Florentino as Manolin. Simon Cummings, from Cello Fury, is creating and performing original music for the show.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Peter Matthew Smith, a former Point Park theatre major, and Edred Utomi made their Pittsburgh Playhouse debut hosting a Q&A with students. Smith is "King George III," and Utomi plays "Alexander Hamilton."
Monday, October 22, 2018
Jim Breuer, a former Saturday Night Live cast member who is now one of the most popular stand-up comics in the United States, stopped by the Center for Media Innovation to do a Q&A session with Point Park University students Oct. 19.
Monday, October 8, 2018
Point Park University’s Conservatory Dance Company opens its bold 2018-19 season with Contemporary Choreographers, a diverse selection of pieces from renowned choreographers who stretch the boundaries of dance.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
“Concerts will feature diverse repertoire by some of the dance world’s renowned movers and shakers, and trending, emerging choreographers," said Garfield Lemonius, chair of dance.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts hosted 1,300 young artists from Australia, Canada, Taiwan and across the United States for the 2018 National High School Dance Festival Feb. 28 - March 4.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
"Stacy gave the students an up close and personal glimpse into her practice," said Ben Schonberger, instructor of photography. "She usually doesn't break free from her work to lecture, and Point Park was incredibly lucky to have hosted such a dedicated and relevant photographer."
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Photography and photojournalism students who attended the Allegheny Journalism Conference last spring were in the right place at the right time. It was here that they met one of the presenters - Alysia Burton Steele - a professor of photojournalism at the University of Mississippi.