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College of Mount Saint Vincent Announces Partnership with BalaSole Dance Company
6/20/2012 - Riverdale, N.Y.  – The College of Mount Saint Vincent is proud to announce its partnership with BalaSole Dance Company, which will become the Mount’s dance company in residence.

Roberto Villanueva - BalaSole - Courtesy of Joseph Pe

Roberto Villanueva
Founder and Artistic Director of
BalaSole Dance Company
Photo by Joseph Pe

Roberto Villanueva, the founder and artistic director of the company, created the dance company in an effort to welcome dance artists of all different backgrounds and give them an opportunity to shine. The BalaSole Dance Company has previously performed at the Baryshnikov Arts Center's Jerome Robbins Theater, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and New York Live Arts.

The dance company will showcase a new program at Ailey Citigroup Theater on July 14 and 15, 2012. Mr. Villanueva will join as an adjunct faculty in September at the Mount. The College of Mount Saint Vincent is proud to welcome the BalaSole Dance Company to the campus.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the City affords.

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