The Daily Eastern News

Soul Street Dance Company breaks backward Tuesday night

Members of the Soul Street Dance Company perform in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday night.

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

November 15, 2017

Soul Street Dance Company brought the hip-hop dance culture to Eastern during the “Breakin’ Backward” event Tuesday at The Theatre in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. They performed many dance acts involving a variety of different musical styles, such as comedic interpretive dance, breakdancing...

Latin American dances to be taught for Latin Heritage Month

Staff Report

October 5, 2017

Students can learn traditional Latin American dances from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Krishna Thomas, an admissions specialist in the Office of International Students and Scholars, will be teaching dances such as the salsa, merengue...

Pink Panthers pump up the pride

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

October 20, 2016

Captains for the Pink Panthers Dance Team Alyssa Wurtzinger and Sarah Cowger have scheduled emergency dance practices and coached their teammates during their busy week to prepare for their performances for homecoming’s pride events. The Pink Panthers Dance Team will be performing their ro...

LASO to offer a taste of Latino heritage

Alex Seidler, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2016

A taste of the Latin-American heritage through music and dance is at the forefront of the Latin American Student Organization’s mission to bring cultural awareness to the campus and community. This night of dancing to Latin music is opened to all students at “Vamos A Bailar” on 9 p.m. Saturday...

EIU Dancers celebrate decades through “Timeless” performance

EIU Dancers will be showcasing dances from various decades Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Jason Franc, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016

EIU Dancers are bringing back the styles of dance from each decade through their upcoming show "Timeless", a performance 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Theatre The show will focus on dancing styles dating from the 1920’s to the present day. The EIU Da...

Latin American dances begin month of celebration

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2015

Eastern students can dance their way into Latin American Heritage Month by attending a three-part series of Latin dance lessons. The sessions will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Recreation Center. Latin American Heritage Month is usually observed from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Eastern...

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