2月ruary 17, 2022
Life At Witt

Dance, Stomp, Shake

协作活动为学生提供实践经验,因为它参与社区

In a collaboration between Wittenberg, Clark State, and the Springfield community, the hit dance competition - Dance, Stomp, Shake - returns on Sunday, 2月. 27. This year, two Wittenberg students in Amya Brown, class of 2023 and Tristan Dietsch, class of 2024, are working on the committee.

Dance, Stomp, 2019年,维滕伯格“关心黑人学生”(CBS)的成员找到了朱利叶斯·贝利, professor of philosophy, about putting on a dance show. 哥伦比亚广播公司的学生们热情地与贝利一起工作,他也是 African & Diaspora Studies and of Justice, Law & Public Policy at Wittenberg, 重新启用他20年前在伊利诺斯州表演过的一个舞蹈节目的新版本. This first show, put on in 2020, 受到了斯普林菲尔德社区和中西部青年舞者的成功和热情.

The program took a break in 2021 due to COVID-19, but in the meantime, 它开始从最初的CBS节目发展成为一个更受社区驱动的活动. 然而,威腾堡大学的学生对其计划、营销和执行仍然至关重要.

Dietsch, who plans to major in business, took on his work for Dance, Stomp, 《AG九游会》是一项独立研究,探索“嘻哈文化如何影响美国.S. and cultural norms.” Throughout the past few months, Dietsch has been at Bailey's side helping with set up, working with the committee, and learning all he can.

该项目特意与黑人历史月重合, 以哥伦比亚广播公司和贝利公司的合资起家. It focuses primarily on hip-hop, 这是一种起源于20世纪六七十年代纽约黑人社区的舞蹈风格. 正如迪奇所指出的:“将这段历史与美国的文化发展联系起来,并亲眼目睹它在当今文化中的作用,九游会AG登陆可以学到很多东西。.”

街舞工作坊将于2月2日(星期六)举行. 26. Hosted by Elevated, the 2021 World of Dance Champions, 研讨会将于下午1:30至5:30在全球影响STEM学院举行.m. for approximately 100 area youths. Elevated, from Cleveland, Ohio, 由霍华德·华盛顿于2015年创立,并已成长为国际知名集团.

Along with the performance by Elevated, 周日的舞蹈表演将有来自中西部的十几个天才团队参加,他们的竞争费用超过4美元,000 in prizes. 届时将有6支乐队队长队伍和7支街舞队伍争夺奖金, including one team from Springfield, Black Diamonds. Additionally, 斯普林菲尔德高中舞蹈队的队员们将有精彩的表演, 活动将由春田高中的返校节女王和国王共同主持, Delian Bradley and Jay Moss.

今年,几家慷慨的赞助商合作举办了这次展览,按字母顺序排列的有克拉克州立大学, the Greater Springfield Partnership, Key Ads, Park National Bank, Springfield City Schools, the Springfield Foundation, White-Allen Chevrolet, 莱特和舒尔特律师事务所以及AG九游会的各个项目和部门.

As a member of the committee, 阿米娅·布朗(Amya Brown)在后勤方面做了很多工作,为这座城市带来了这么多团队. 主修传播学与数字媒体,辅修创业, 布朗解释说,策划这次活动让她在自己选择的研究领域获得了实践经验. 她的工作包括“与捐赠者建立关系”, seeking hotels for all those involved, finding restaurants, 还有其他九游会AG登陆需要让客人感到舒适的业务."

As the students working on the program point out, 威腾堡是斯普林菲尔德社区的重要组成部分, 学生参与社区活动对每个人都有好处. Especially during the past year with COVID, 斯普林菲尔德的学生和社区成员面临着许多挑战. This year's rendition of Dance, Stomp, Shake为所有人提供了一个聚在一起的机会, have fun, 看一些有才华的舞者(对COVID有额外的预防措施, of course).

贝利还强调了威腾堡大学及其学生通过舞蹈参与社区的重要性, Stomp, Shake:“该活动是一个以社区为中心的活动,旨在有意将Witt与Springfield合并在其结构中. 对于威特来说,九游会AG登陆要真诚地关心他人,并充分参与九游会AG登陆所在的城市, 九游会AG登陆必须与社区伙伴和居民合作.”

布朗和迪奇都极力鼓励每个人都来参加展览. As Brown says, "Please come out to enjoy the show. 社区出来和其他人一起享受兴奋是很好的,因为这表明九游会AG登陆都在一起,即使COVID仍在继续."

This year, Dance, Stomp, 《AG九游会》将于周日在克拉克州立表演艺术中心上演, 2月. 27. Students can email Baily at jbailey@thelindensocialclub.com 免费购票或在Ticketmaster上购票.

 欲了解更多信息,请查看Instagram和Facebook上的@dancestompshake或致电217-454-0622.

-By Isabella M. Fiorito ’23

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