Dance Faculty DeeAnna Hiett and Students Receive Top Honors at American College Dance Festival


Conservatory assistant professor of dance, DeeAnna Hiett led the Conservatory Dance Division to receive the top honor at the American College Dance Festival, Central Region and won the privilege to perform at the National American College Dance Festival, May 24-27, 2012 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC.

Professor Hiett’s choreographic work, Without a Word, was first selected by three renowned dance adjudicators to appear in the festival's gala performance. From the 36 pieces presented at the festival, 11 pieces were chosen for performance at the gala and two were then selected for the Kennedy Center performance.

At the same competition, Conservatory senior, Kaitlin Heibel, received gala performance honors for her choreographic work, Paradox.


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