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Check out the latest news around campus from the Department of Performing and Visual Arts.

HCAS welcomes new Art and Design faculty member
Wednesday, 07/22/20

NSU’s Halmos College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Miriam Ahmed, Ph.D., who will join the college’s Art and Design faculty this fall as an assistant professor.

CAHSS Dance majors perform at Art Basel 2019
Monday, 04/13/20

On Friday, Dec. 13, Nova Southeastern University dance majors from the CAHSS School of Communication, Media, and the Arts had the opportunity to perform a restaging of American artist Tina Girouard’s 1977 performance art piece “Pinwheel” at Art Basel, one of the country’s most celebrated art fairs that takes place annually on Miami Beach.

NSU effort results in Florida rule on drawing cadavers
Tuesday, 10/15/19

A request initiated by multiple colleges at NSU resulted in a new rule that allows art students at universities across Florida to draw cadavers.

NSU grad combines passion for art and psychology
Friday, 08/23/19

During her time at Nova Southeastern University, Aina Rivas pursued her passion in art and psychology and forged a path that will lead her to a graduate program.

DPVA professor performs at the University of Maryland
Friday, 05/17/19

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Associate Professor Bill J. Adams, D.M.A., performed in the Clarice Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland on April 11.

DPVA professor presents lectures as guest artist at universities
Friday, 04/12/19

While on sabbatical from the Department of Performing and Visual Arts, Associate Professor Bill J. Adams, D.M.A., has presented lectures at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s School of Theatre and at Belmont University’s School of Music in Nashville.

DPVA partners with College of Health Care Sciences for Healthcare Theatre course
Friday, 04/12/19

Beginning in the winter semester of 2020, NSU students will have the opportunity to enroll in THEA 2500 Healthcare Theatre, which will combine the disciplines of medical science and theatre by the creating real, standardized healthcare simulations in a classroom environment for the growth and development of future medical professionals.

DPVA represents NSU at world’s largest theatre conference
Friday, 04/12/19

Department of Performing and Visual Arts Associate Professors Bill J. Adams, D.M.A., and Mark Duncan, MFA, presented a panel discussion at the 69th annual Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 1, 2019.

DPVA alum presents community workshop at NSU Art Museum
Friday, 03/01/19

Alonzo Williams, a CAHSS Dance alum and current graduate student in the College Student Affairs program, was recently invited to present at the Art and History of Hip Hop in South Florida event at the NSU Art Museum on Jan. 3.

DPVA Theatre major helps lead drama mentorship program
Friday, 03/01/19

Lesly M. Nuñez is a Theatre major in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts who will be graduating in May 2019.

DPVA Dance majors featured at ACDA Southeastern Regional Conference
Thursday, 02/28/19

Undergraduate Dance majors from CAHSS' Department of Performing and Visual Arts will be among the NSU students representing the university at the American College Dance Association's (ACDA) Southeastern Regional Conference, which will take place March 28-31 at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

DPVA hosted Tony Award-winning artist Levi Kreis
Thursday, 02/28/19

CAHSS Department of Performing and Visual Arts Shark Talent Scholars partnered with John Knox Village and the Venetian Arts Society for the 2018 Celebration Artsage on Oct. 25, which featured Tony Award-winning Actor Levi Kreis.

DPVA celebrates decade anniversary for programs
Thursday, 02/28/19

In November 2018, CAHSS celebrated the 10th anniversaries of the Art and Design, Dance, and Music undergraduate programs in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts.

DPVA promotes Breast Cancer Awareness
Thursday, 02/28/19

On Oct. 18, 2018, CAHSS' Department of Performing and Visual Arts partnered with the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation for a second time to stage Facing Forward, a series of short skits used to promote breast health awareness.

DPVA offers hands-on activities for visiting group
Wednesday, 02/27/19

Faculty members from CAHSS’ Department of Performing and Visual Arts offered a group of six girls several hands-on activities during their Feb. 13 visit.

DPVA student paintings part of African Presence event
Wednesday, 02/27/19

Students in the Painting I class created black and white paintings that reflected what Black History Month meant to them as part of the African Presence 2019 Opening Reception on Feb. 8, 2019.

DPVA faculty creates winning cover design for Uppercase magazine
Thursday, 02/14/19

Tennille Shuster, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) created the winning cover design in the design/illustration competition held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Uppercase magazine, “a quarterly print magazine for the creative and curious: publications that spark the imagination and inspire creativity.”

DPVA hosted collaborative performance with City Theatre
Thursday, 02/14/19

Presented by City Theatre and the NSU College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Department of Performing and Visual Arts, this edition of City Reads Broward showcased new plays culled from submissions throughout the country.

Dance Awareness Day highlights CAHSS’ dance major
Friday, 12/07/18

Indo-Caribbean, Jazz, and contemporary dance were some of the styles on display at the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ fifth annual Dance Awareness Day.

CAHSS Professor Puts On Show Funded By Arts Grant
Wednesday, 10/11/17

Last May, CAHSS Associate Professor Augusto Soledade staged “Shade,” a dance performance funded with a $10,000 grant from a Miami-Dade County arts program.

NSU Professor Awarded Grant From Dance Choreography Program
Tuesday, 11/08/16

Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., never intended to study dance as a college student in Brazil in the 1980s, but now he is celebrating his seventh win of a $10,000 grant from the Dance Miami Choreographers Program to create a new work.

Latin Percussionist Discusses Career, Gives Musical Demonstration
Thursday, 10/27/16

Cookie Lopez made her mark in the music world, but the path was not without obstacles.

Art Professor Joins CAHSS Faculty, Exhibits At NSU
Wednesday, 09/21/16

Kandy Lopez, M.F.A., is bringing her experience as both an artist and educator to NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS).

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