Archives for "Dance"

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 2:14 pm

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

Performing two separate programs twice, the Bates College Modern Dance Company presents the results of an innovative collaboration with theatrical lighting designers Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2.

Wednesday

November 9, 2005 3:23 pm

One Saturday at Bates — and three really big shows

Saturday brings something of a cultural feast on the Bates campus, with performances by the Bates College Orchestra, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and the Modern Dance Company — which also performs Sunday and Monday.

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:58 pm

Performance closes exhibition by major Chinese artist

The Bates College Museum of Art installation “From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium,” by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event takes place during Parents and Family Weekend at Bates.

Monday

May 3, 2004 11:19 am

Alumni performers celebrate Plavin, Modern Dance Company's 35th

More than 150 alumni of the Bates College Modern Dance Company came from as far away as Japan to take part in a May 1 dance performance marking the company’s 35th anniversary and honoring company founder Marcy Plavin.

Friday

April 16, 2004 9:35 am

Alumni performers to help Bates College celebrate Modern Dance Company's 35th anniversary

More than 100 Bates College alumni will return to campus from all over the country to attend or take part in a performance marking the 35th anniversary of the college’s Modern Dance Company. Beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 1, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street, “The Alumni Concert” is open to the public at no charge.

Friday

March 19, 2004 9:51 am

Bates College Choir, Modern Dance Company in weekend performances

The Bates College Choir and the Bates Modern Dance Company offer separate performances Friday and Saturday, March 26-27.

Thursday

March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in the Bates College Modern Dance Company’s Annual Spring…

Monday

February 10, 2003 2:00 pm

Busiest season for arts, humanities events begins

With the end of the winter semester coming into view, public events in the arts and humanities reach their peak in late February and March. To assist with your story planning,listed are the following highlights from the arts and humanities calendar through the end of March.

Thursday

November 14, 2002 4:29 pm

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

With student performances of music and drama and a recital by Maine’s best-known pianist in store, the days before Thanksgiving have a lot to offer in the arts at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).