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Alejandro, Alumnae Collaborate on Choreography Project

Pedro Alejandro

Pedro Alejandro

Pedro Alejandro, associate professor of dance, Brittany Delany ’09 and Sarah Ashkin ’11 are collaborating on a new choreography project in New Mexico.

The project titled “Chancy Dancing” will premier at 8 p.m. April 11 at the Railyard Performance Center in Santa Fe. Marcela Oteiza, assistant professor of theater, is developing the visual design of the work.

The first half of the performance features Ashkin and other local choreographers’ most recent works spanning a spectrum of modern dance, dance theater and improvisational systems.

Alejandro Honored for Contribution to the Arts

Pedro Alejandro (photo by Harold Shapiro for The Hartford Courant)

Pedro Alejandro (photo by Harold Shapiro for The Hartford Courant)

Pedro Alejandro, associate professor of dance, is a recipient of the C. Newton Shenck III Award for a “lifetime achievement in and contribution to the arts.”

Alejandro received the award from the Arts Council of Greater New Haven board of directors. He was mentioned in a Nov. 9 article in The Hartford Courant.

Alejandro was featured in The Wesleyan Connection in May 2008.