Alvin Rangel, assistant professor of theatre and dance, will teach two master classes Oct. 9-11 at Taipei National University of the Arts. He also will conduct a seminar to dance students and perform his project “Tango Vesre,” which highlights the evolution of the all-male tango dance in 1910 and 2010 Buenos Aires through live performances and video projections. Dance student Chelsea Neiss choreographed part of Rangel’s solo in the performance.
Joining Rangel in Taiwan is Benjamin Hawkins, M.F.A. student in theatre arts-design and technical production, who will serve as his technical director.
Julie Orser, assistant professor of art, has a solo exhibition opening at the New Britain Museum of American Art in Connecticut though January 3, with a 5:30 p.m. opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 8. Orser will screen “Always Green, Ever-Giving” as part of the inauguration of the New Media & Digital Art space in the McKernan Gallery.
Svetlana Efremova-Reed, professor of theatre and dance, is a guest star in the TNT series “Rizzoli and Isles,” starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.