Dancing Lab Developed by Al Evangelista is a Part of the National Center of Choreography at the University of Akron
August 23, 2023
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista is one of three dance artists whose work is being supported in 2023 through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to the National Center for Choreography at the University of Akron. Evangelista's project, developed in partnership with Daring Dances (Ann Arbor, MI), is part of NCCAkron's Dancing Labs residency program.
Al Evangelista Curated for "Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies" Chat
April 6, 2023
Assistant Professor of Dance, Al Evangelista, was one of the curators and contributors for Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies, Chat Vol. 1: Social Choreography in the Digital: where bodies might. The contributions center on forms of digital care, reflecting the range of innovative digital care practices that the pandemic finally made widely available.
Al Evangelista Featured in Podcast
March 22, 2023
Al Evangelista Presented at Dance Studies Association Annual Conference
October 12, 2022
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista participated and presented in two panels at the Dance Studies Association annual conference. The two panels titled, “Dancing in the Aftermath of Anti-Asian Hate” and “Acts of Tribute, Practices of Citation: Recognition as Resistance to Cultures of Individualism” took place October 13-16 in Vancouver, BC. On the panels, he discussed upcoming publications including one on dance and bystander intervention training.
Al Evangelista Published in Special Issue of the "Journal of American Drama and Theatre"
June 7, 2022
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista was recently published in a special issue of the Journal of American Drama and Theatre. "The 'Asian American Dramaturgies' special issue of the Journal of American Drama and Theatre edited by ATDS Vice President Dr. Donatella Galella [is] one of the first journal issues in our field dedicated to Asian American theatre."
Al Evangelista Recently Published in "the journal of creative geography"
June 2, 2022
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista’s newest creative work, “garden says breathe” was published in you are here: the journal of creative geography. This queer ecologies issue is you are here's twenty-third issue and features “work of thirty-four writers, artists, and intellectuals.”
Al Evangelista Presents at Public History Conference
May 10, 2022
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista presented and participated in a panel, “Across the Border Between Theatre and Public History” at the 2022 National Council on Public History Conference held virtually, May 2-6.
Screendance by Al Evangelista is Selected for Three Film Festivals
March 18, 2022
Al Evangelista Interviewed for Dance Place Series
November 15, 2021
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista was interviewed by artist Matthew Cumbie for Dance Place’s “Creative Entry Journalism Series.”
Faculty and Staff present at Engineering and Liberal Education Symposium
October 4, 2021
Oberlin College and Conservatory Faculty and Staff Abby Aresty, Larissa Fekete, Abe Reshad, and Al Evangelista presented the multi-year collaboration, “ArtiFACT Project” at the 2021 Engineering and Liberal Education (E&LE) Symposium. As part of the Building Partnerships panel, they discussed Oberlin community partnerships and collaborations, highlighting technological innovations and Covid-19 pivots including digitation, technologies from Cooper Language Learning Lab, dance department films, and technologies from TIMARA. The E&LE Symposium provides a forum for educators and professionals to discuss the role of engineering at a liberal arts college and liberal arts in an engineering education.
Al Evangelista debuts new dance performance work in D.C. festival
June 29, 2021
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista debuted "Dragon Fruit," a new performance work as part of The Spill by Excessive Realness. The evening of new works was hosted by Washington, D.C.-based Dance Place's Gaze Festival.
Al Evangelista presents choreographic work
March 30, 2021
Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista presented his choreographic work in "Performing Public Histories" at the National Council on Public History Annual Meeting. In this roundtable, scholar-artists examine what the inadequacies and excesses of performance get right about history and what is made knowable about archival materials through embodiment.