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Adjunct Instructor, Dance

Ina Gittings Bldg, Room 121

Lorin began his training at Ballet Arts Minnesota before training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet School. Some of his most influential teachers included Bonnie Mathis, Lirena Branitski, Flemming Halby, Jorge Esquivel, Johan Renvall, and Ricardo Bustamante. In 1999, Mr. Mathis was hired as an apprentice with San Francisco Ballet. He continued to dance with SFB for two seasons as a member of the Corps de Ballet, before joining Alberta Ballet from 2002-2005. He then went on to dance with Boston Ballet from 2005-2011 and with Pennsylvania Ballet from 2011-2016. During his performing career he danced leading roles by choreographers such as Marius Petipa, George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Jirí Kylián, Mikko Nissinen, Angel Corella, Anthony Tudor, Jorma Elo, Helen Pickett, William Forsythe, John Butler, Jerome Robbins, and Nacho Duato. National and International touring has allowed him to perform throughout the United States, Canada, China, England, Ireland, and Spain.


Recently retiring from performing in 2016, Lorin’s mentoring experience includes teaching for Pennsylvania Ballet School, Artifact Dance Project, Saint Paul Ballet Company and School, Ballet Royale, Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota, BC Dance, and has attended the ABT National Training Curriculum. Lorin currently serves as Associate Artistic Director for Kaatsbaan Ballet Intensive in New York. Here at the University of Arizona School of Dance, Lorin teaches Ballet Technique, Men’s Technique, Ballet Repertoire, and Pas de Deux.

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Tune in tomorrow (Thurs.) at 6p for the Pete Swan Trio ...Get ready for a swinging vid this week when we are joined by The Pete Swan Trio! Peter Swan, Robbie Lee, and Scott Krystyna Black met up with The Tucson Studio crew at the beautiful LandMark Sound Recorders studio for a memorable evening of jazz. With tunes ranging from Gershwin classics to creative & original treatments of jazz standards, this set will have you tapping your toe and snapping your fingers in no time.
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In 1978, mold-breaking queer artist Robert Rauschenberg collected objects near his Florida studio and used them to create a series of six "Publicons" - icons for the public. He envisioned them as stations, much like the Stations of the Cross observed by Christians, but they resemble religious objects in design only. In function, they are objects of secular "worship" and playfully comment on the superficiality that has replaced spirituality in American society.

Station I, which we are privileged to have in our collection, opens to reveal a canoe paddle painted with gold leaf and adorned with a blue light bulb. The patterned fabrics of the interior seem to represent the materialism of contemporary culture, with the blue light calling to mind the "blue light specials" held by retail giant K-Mart.

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