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  • PULSE Magazine, Worcester, MA.  July 2011- “ A Timid Dancer Turned Shining Star” by: Rachel Shuster http://www.thepulsemag.com/wordpress/2011/07/0711-mark-harootian-a-timid-dancer-turned-shining-star
  • Motif Magazine, Providence, RI April 6th 2011- “Harootian “Moving Forward” w/ Up Close on Hope Premiere by: Mark Morin- Please refer to scanned document
  • To The Pointe, Video interview April 28th 2008-  http://vimeo.com/22601138
  • Dance Magazine January 2007- “Time Out” By Heather Wisner- http://www.dancemagazine.com/issues/January-2007/Time-Out
  • Rhode Island State Council of the Arts publicized comments for Fellowship Award in Choreography 2007-  http://www.arts.ri.gov/individuals/fellowships07.php
    “Each work had multiple layers of movement and activity, all working together cohesively. There was interest and beautiful movement throughout each piece, making them well rounded and a joy to watch.”
  • Rhode Island State Council of the Arts publicized comments for Fellowship Award in Choreography 2011- http://www.arts.ri.gov/individuals/fellowships11.php
    “The Choreography Fellowship Review Panel described Mark’s work as well thought-out and well layered with shifts and transitions that keep the viewer’s interest throughout.  They were enthusiastic about awarding the Fellowship to this choreographer whose body of work they praised as “impressive, bold and confident”.
  • Providence Monthly – “Ballet with Gloves Off”  by: Jaime Remillard http://www.rimonthly.com/Blogs/ridaily/March-2011/Ballet-with-Gloves-Off/
    “It’s where company dancer and choreographer Mark Harootian has set ballets to music by artists like Radiohead and Regina Spektor. If you can call a ballet conversational, that’s what Harootian’s are: inviting and unapologetically touching.”

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