Dance Department Award

Given to a student for demonstrating with excellence the scope of dance as a poetic and communicative art form.

2018 - Grace Patricia Bradley '18

2018 - Marissa Emily Chura '18

2017 - Marina Gretchen Gearhart '17 

2017 - Emily Ryan '16

2015 - Maureen Terra Connors '15 

2014 - Meredith Claire Friedman '14 

2013 - Chloe Elizabeth Spitalny '13 

2012 - Audrey Dawn MacLean '12

 

Martha Myers Prize

Awarded to a student who exhibits exceptional artistry in technique, improvisation or composition.

2018 - Rachael Claire Lieblein-Jurbala '19 

2017 - August Levenson Sherman '18 

2016 - Emily Morgan Green '18 

2015 - Erika Lynn Martin '17

2014 - Eva Denise Vargas '16 

2013 - Mauri Terra Connors '15 

2012 - Charlotte Madeleine Rosen '12 

 

Joan Connell Memorial Award

Awarded for outstanding ability and artistry in dance. Offered by the late Arthur Connell in honor of his daughter, a former member of the class of 1946.

2018 - Emily Claire Chin '18

2018 - Emily Morgan Green '18

2017 - Erika Lynn Martin '17

2016 - Sasha Laura Peterson '16 

2016 - Maia Anne Draper-Reich '16 

2015 - Emily Irene LaRochelle '15

2015 - Shannon Rosalie Quinn '15 

2014 - Nicole Alyssa Witko '14

2013 - Candace Latia Taylor '13 

2013 - Amy Elizabeth Gernux '13 

2012 - Morgan Benner Griffin '12 

 

José Limón Award

Established in 1971 by friends and admirers of José Limón. Awarded to a senior or junior dance major with outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of dance.

2018 - Kelley Janet Fairman '18

2017 - Ashley Raye Barattini '17 

2017 - Ruy Zambrano '17 

2016 - Eva Denise Vargas '16 

2015 - Maia Anne Draper-Reich '16

2015 - Sasha Laura Peterson '16 

2014 - Emily Irene LaRochelle '15 

2013 - Rachel Elinor Pritzlaff '13 

2012 - Amy Caitlin Smith '12

2012 - Océane Nagisa Hooks-Camilleri '12

 

Dance Department Award in Honor of Jean-Leon Destine

Awarded to a dance minor who demonstrates commitment, dedication and transformative growth over the four years. For creating, holding, and navigating space through several modes of movement practices.

2018 - Mellissa Sarah Edwards '18

 

Dr. “Baba” Chuck Davis and Diane Mcintryre Musician’s Award

Awarded to a senior dance musician who has committed themselves to bringing life to the dance through their powerful accompaniment of dance classes throughout their time at Connecticut College.

2018 - Jeffrey Efe Iyalekhue '18