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    Upcoming Performances

    Bates Arts in Action
    Homecoming Arts Celebration
    Sat, Oct. 25 at 5:00 PM
    Schaeffer Theatre

    Upcoming Performances

    Bates Arts in Action
    Homecoming Arts Celebration
    Sat, Oct. 25 at 5:00 PM
    Schaeffer Theatre

  • Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen
    Courses

    Dance is open to all and it is also possible to participate fully in dance at a high level whether majoring, minoring or simply interested. We have many performing opportunities both as curricular and co curricular activities.

    Courses

    Dance is open to all and it is also possible to participate fully in dance at a high level whether majoring, minoring or simply interested. We have many performing opportunities both as curricular and co curricular activities.

  • Rachel Boggia - Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen
    Faculty and Staff

    Our faculty and staff have earned international attention and respect for their choreography and creative practice.

    Faculty and Staff

    Our faculty and staff have earned international attention and respect for their choreography and creative practice.


Dance at Bates

Bates College offers a major and a minor in dance integrating theory and practice within the framework of a liberal arts education.

Our program offers studies in the theory and cultural context of dance, encourages original choreographic work, provides a variety of performing opportunities for students at all levels of experience, and builds a strong and versatile technique in dance.  Courses are open to all students whether seeking a degree or studying dance as an elective area of interest.
Follow these links to learn more about our extensive Dance CurriculumPerforming Opportunities throughout the season and the Bates Dance Festival.

 


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