Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature

Modern form, fluid movements, strong storylines Saba’s signature

Michele Hanlon and Monica Saba had worked together in the Dancers Unlimited Repertoire, a dance company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, for a couple of years. When a position to teach opened up at UTD in the spring of 1995, Hanlon, already an instructor at UTD, brought Saba in to...

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Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress

Twenty years in, first dance prof proud of progress

Michele Hanlon’s first solo performance was a strange experience. She was dancing in a piece composed by a graduate student at the University of Arizona as part of her bachelor’s degree in dance. She started with her back to the audience and turned as the music started. She then promptly...

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The Art of Dance

The Art of Dance

It has been 20 years since the start of the dance program at UTD, and this year’s fall dance performance, “Score,” will commemorate the program’s success in the last two decades. Choreographed by three dance instructors, the dances are primarily contemporary style with one tap dance piece by lecturer Misty...

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