Mark Broomfield

Assistant Professor of Dance Studies

Brodie 163
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5983
broomfield@geneseo.edu

Mark Broomfield is a scholar/artist who has danced with the repertory company Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, performing in leading works by some of the most diverse and recognized African American choreographers in the American modern dance tradition that include: Talley Beatty, Katherine Dunham, Eleo Pomare, Donald McKayle, David Rousseve, and Ronald K. Brown. He also danced with Houlihan and Dancers, Snappy Dance Theater and apprenticed with Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.

Professor Broomfield’s research interests include: Critical Dance Studies; Performance Studies; Gender and Sexuality; Feminist Theory; Queer Theory; Masculinity Studies; African American Studies; Black Diasporas; Critical Race Theory; Oral History; Ethnography; Western Theatre Dance History and Theory; Dance in Non-Western Cultures; Dance Education and Pedagogy; Dance Technique (Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, and Afro-Caribbean); Choreography; and Composition.

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Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies, University of California, Riverside
  • M.F.A. in Dance, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Spring 2016 Classes

DANC 201:
Ballet II-Lec

    Principles and movement techniques of classical ballet on an intermediate level. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May be taken
    three times.) Prerequisites: DANC 101 or an equivalent and permission of instructor. Offered fall, odd years; and spring, even years
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DANC 201:
Ballet II-Stu

    Principles and movement techniques of classical ballet on an intermediate level. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May be taken
    three times.) Prerequisites: DANC 101 or an equivalent and permission of instructor. Offered fall, odd years; and spring, even years
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DANC 222:
F/Dance History As 20thCen Art

    A study of the history of dance as an art form considered within the context of political, social and cultural conditions in the 20th Century. (Attendance at dance performances will be required). Offe
    red every spring
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DANC 265:
Dance Ensemble

    Development of proficiency in dance performance through rehearsal and presentation of various forms of dance. A concert is presented on-campus each semester. Admission is by permission of instructor f
    ollowing audition. (May be repeated for credit. A maximum of eight semester hours in DANC 265 may be applied to a degree.) Prerequisites/Corequisites: DANC 101-104, DANC 201-204, or DANC 301-303.
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DANC 301:
Ballet III-Stu

    Principles and movement techniques of classical ballet on an intermediate-advanced level. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May
    be taken two times.) Prerequisites: DANC 201 or an equivalent and permission of instructor. Offered fall, even years
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DANC 301:
Ballet III-Lec

    Principles and movement techniques of classical ballet on an intermediate-advanced level. Participation at dance concerts, reading and writing assignments, and video evaluation will be required. (May
    be taken two times.) Prerequisites: DANC 201 or an equivalent and permission of instructor. Offered fall, even years
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