Tag Archives: Susan McGuire

Marek Cholewa: A father figure with high standards

BY: ROBYN JUTSUM, CONTRIBUTING REPORTER Marek Cholewa, a Butler University dance professor, strives to share the historical and pedagogical culture of dance in Poland and Russia with his Butler students. Cholewa began his training at the National School of Ballet in Poznan, Poland, and from there was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of Poland

Susan McGuire: a mentor who knows modern

BY: CELINE SPINKA, CONTRIBUTING REPORTER Teaching modern technique to more than 100 dance majors in a ballet-oriented college program is no easy feat. Butler University associate professor Susan McGuire started out as a ballerina like many of the students that she has taught over her 11 years at Butler. “If you’re really lucky enough to

The Butler dance department presents: The Midwinter Dance Festival

Different styles, music and costumes can be brought together by one essential element: dance. All these components will mesh and be put on display to encompass the tradition of the Midwinter Dance Festival at Butler University. The middle of three major Butler dance department productions, the festival is a “mixed-bill production,” meaning there are a