Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation will celebrate its school’s 80th anniversary with a set of performances on March 30 & 31 that honor the legacy and future of the School. The two performances will offer a program that features newly choreographed works by the school’s top pre-professional ensembles, as well as commissioned premieres by established choreographers including Kathleen Kelley, Samuel Asher Kunzman and Indah Walsh. On Friday, March 31, a special performance by the Foundation’s Artistic Director Jessica DiMauro will present “Magic of The Stage,” which demonstrates how various lighting and sound effects can change the look of a performance. Attendance at these two events is free for clients of invited nonprofit agencies, including social service, rehabilitation and community organizations. Discounted prices are also available for students and seniors. A celebratory gala continues the festivities on the following night. All events take place at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. For more info, visit:

A version of this article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of ArtsNews, ArtsWestchester’s monthly publication. ArtsNews is distributed throughout Westchester County. A digital copy is also available at

Image above: LaLa Salama by choreographer Jessica DiMauro (photo credit: Ellen Crane)

About Mary Alice Franklin

Mary Alice Franklin is ArtsWestchester’s Communications Manager and Editor of ArtsNews. She has a Bachelors in English and Masters in Publishing, and has been published in Paste Magazine, HuffPost, Art Zealous, Art Times, and more.

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