Dance Department steps into online study

September 17, 2020

The East Los Angeles College Dance Department kicked off fall 2020 with a warm welcome meeting, via Zoom, September 8. The various dance forms taught ranged from jazz, hip-hop, tap dance, choreography to yoga and more, all of which would need to be done from home.


Let’s Dance Company to host 12th dance concert

By: Iomara Guzman Let’s Dance Company from East Los Angeles College will host its 12th Repertoire Dance Concert on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Dance Recital Hall. Kimberly Denise Rabins is co-directing the dance concert with Kristin Chew Reutimann. Rabins is the artistic director and was a former member of the San Diego State University dance team. Reutimann is a member of the Los Angeles Community College…

May 22, 2017

Dance Students experience live performance in flash mob

By Brooke Gemina  Dance Appreciation students joined dance professor Rick Crawford Tuesday afternoon in a flash mob performance in front of the S2 Recital Hall. The 4th Annual Flash Mob performance was set to the song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake. Last year, participants danced to “Can’t Stop the Beat” from the musical “Hairspray.” At the end of the performance, students gathered around and sang “Happy Birthday” to…

October 26, 2016

Students bring heat to Noche de Cultura

By Stephanie Guevara A variety of dances from hip-hop and belly dancing, to danzon and ballet folklorico rose the temperature during the Dance Department’s Second Annual Noche de Cultura on May 9. Although it was the Second Annual Noche De Cultura, East Los Angeles College had celebrated this event for the past 45 years but with a different name. The Director of the Danzoneros, Rumberos and Salseros, Rick Crawford, said this…

May 13, 2015

Men’s and Women’s P.E. Departments may combine

By Jesus Figueroa  The Men’s and Women’s Physical Education Departments looks at the viability of combining departments to become one Kinesiology Department, as recommended by the Enrollment Management Committee. In combining the two P.E. Departments, the dance discipline, which is part of the Women’s PE Department, is recommended to separate from the Kinesiology Department and either become their own department or join another department. “The committee struggled in trying to…

September 26, 2013