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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…

Wednesday

March 24, 2010
4:58 pm

Bates College Modern Dance Company presents annual showcase of student work

In two different programs presented over four performances, the Bates College Modern Dance Company performs its annual spring concert of new student works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 3; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, all in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

February 22, 2010
11:39 am

Boston company joins Bates dancers for informal program

Choreographer Jody Weber and her company Weber Dance join the Bates College Modern Dance Company and Maine dancers Carol Dilley and Trish Harms in a program of current works and works in progress at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Plavin Dance Studios in Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St.