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Tuesday

April 19, 2011
3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

March 28, 2011
10:13 am

Dancer, memoirist d'Amboise to read from new book

A renowned dancer for the New York City Ballet, a choreographer and the founder of the National Dance Institute, Jacques d’Amboise reads from his new book, I Was a Dancer, and discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

March 25, 2011
2:57 pm

Celebrating spring and new major, Modern Dance Company offers four performances

Featuring work by student and professional choreographers, the Bates College Modern Company welcomes spring and Bates’ new major in dance with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Monday, April 1; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

March 16, 2011
4:37 pm

Known as a center for dance, Bates leaps forward with creation of dance major

Home of both the renowned Bates Dance Festival and a well-regarded academic-year dance program, Bates College this fall will begin to offer Maine’s first major focused solely on dance.

Friday

March 4, 2011
1:28 pm

Nationally renowned figures in theater, dance to discuss their work

Christopher Akerlind, a Tony Award-winning stage lighting designer, and acclaimed ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise visit Bates College in March to discuss their work. Akerlind discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Filene Room (Room 301) of Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. A renowned dancer for the New York City Ballet, a choreographer and the founder of the National Dance Institute, d’Amboise reads from his new book and discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Muskie Archives, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

February 7, 2011
9:00 am

It's F.A.B.: Franco-American Heritage Center, Bates offer smorgasbord of Maine dance

The Franco-American Heritage Center and Bates College dance program are partnering to offer the sixth annual F.A.B. dance concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the FAHC, 46 Cedar St.

Friday

November 12, 2010
11:59 am

A Bates weekend in the arts: dance, Global Lens, classical music

Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?

Friday

November 5, 2010
10:38 am

Works by New York choreographers Ford, Barnes on Bates College Modern Dance Company program

Works by noted choreographers Monica Bill Barnes and Niles Ford are featured in Bates College Modern Dance Company performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

October 4, 2010
9:20 am

Bates dancers offer short, sweet weekend shows

The Bates College Modern Dance Company introduces audiences to the college’s vibrant dance community with short performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-10, in the college’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. Taking place during the college’s annual Parents & Family Weekend, the performances are open to the public at no cost and will each last about an hour. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.

Thursday

April 29, 2010
7:26 am

Adele Myers and Dancers to perform and teach at Bates

Acclaimed contemporary dance company Adele Myers and Dancers perform at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, in Schaeffer…