Cornish in the News
Cornish College reduces tuition 20 percent
Corinne Wheeler was on the bus commuting to the Cornish College of Arts when she opened her email and got the news: her tuition would be 20 percent cheaper next year.
“I was like, oh my god,” she said. “I was in shock. I sent a screenshot to my parents ... and they were freaking out about it.”
Cornish is now among an increasing number of private colleges and liberal arts schools that aren’t just freezing their tuition rates, but reducing them all together.
25 To Watch 2019
Once again, a Cornish Dance graduate hits DANCE MAGAZINE’s prestigious “25 To Watch” list. For 2019, the honor goes to Micaela Taylor. Says Dance Magazine of their pick: “With a natural facility that speaks contemporary and hip-hop languages fluently, Micaela Taylor got her professional start dancing for renowned Los Angeles companies like BODYTRAFFIC and Ate9. But since founding The TL Collective in 2016, she has chosen to perform exclusively in her own unique vocabulary, a fusion of styles she dubs “contemporary/pop.” Informed by her training in both Vaganova and commercial dance, it’s a quirky mix of funky moves layered over a more formal, grounded modern technique, full of jutting elbows and juicy knees.”
Wade Madsen: Teaching Choreography
Teaching Artist Journal
Professor Lodi McCellan interviewed her colleague Professor Wade Madsen on his teaching techniques. Another version, with added information and different photos, appeared in the September issue of Dance Teacher magazine.