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MANCC

The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC, pronounced man-see), is a dance and choreographic research center, housed in the renovated dance facilities in Montgomery Hall. MANCC seeks to complement the activities of the School of Dance by strengthening and enhancing interaction between dance practitioners operating within and outside of an academic setting.

The mission of the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography is to raise the value of the creative process in dance by:

  1. providing a model of support for professional choreographic creativity within a Research One university.
  2. providing choreographers access to a stimulating environment where experimentation, exploration and life-long learning are both valued and encouraged, and
  3. providing opportunities for the students, staff, and faculty, the community of Tallahassee and the national dance field at large to engage with the creative process in dance.

Current Programs

  • Choreographic Fellowships: MANCC offers Choreographic Fellowships to professional choreographers, to conduct their own creative research. Artists are free to take advantage of the center’s facilities and other resources, including technology.
  • Living Legacy: The Living Legacy program offers American artists of national or global significance a rare form of support – the opportunity, tools and expertise to document, preserve or further their own legacy and ideas.
  • Free to Rep: MANCC’s Free to Rep program is designed to encourage artistic experimentation by bringing together contemporary U.S. based repertory companies and choreographers in creative residencies. Choreographers should be either at an early point in their repertory development or aesthetically challenging to the company’s current repertory.
For additional information on MANCC, please visit mancc.org

MANCC Welcomes Kota Yamazaki and Mina Nishimura

December 14, 2020
Kota Yamazaki and Mina Nishimura will return to MANCC in December 2020, this time to work as a collaborative pair on their new piece, I am a Ghost, The Other, or You. Havi ...

MANCC welcomes Visiting Artist Joanna Kotze

December 9, 2020
MANCC welcomes Bessie award-winning choreographer Joanna Kotze into residence from December 8-16 to work on her film project, Nothing’s changed except for everything with Talla ...

FSU-produced Film wins Major Awards at National and International Film Festivals

December 9, 2020
Courtesy of FSU News A film produced by faculty and students at Florida State University’s School of Dance recently received multiple awards from film festivals worldwide. ...
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College Leadership Council premieres 2020 SIX Magazine

April 29, 2020
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DIRECTO's 2nd Annual Symposium Welcomes Dean Frazier as Keynote Speaker

September 12, 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the FSU Turnbull Conference Center Join Dean Frazier at DIRECTO’s 2nd Annual University-Wide Symposium on Diversit ...