Archives for "Dance"
May 3, 2011 10:08 am
The dance “Santo” was performed during the Bates Modern Dance Company reunion tribute to the late Leonard Plavin, who photographed…
May 2, 2011 2:49 pm
This short video shows offers the sights and sounds of Modern Dance Company alumni choreographing new dance pieces in Pettigrew…
May 2, 2011 2:47 pm
The standing ovation alone would have been plenty. But, lest there be any doubt about the reason for the gathering, a few dozen Bates dancers put it into words, too: “We love you, Marcy.” The shout-out to Marcy Plavin kicked off an April 30 evening of dance honoring the retired Bates dance director and her husband, the late Leonard Plavin, a photographer who compiled an invaluable visual archive depicting 40 years of dance at the college.
May 2, 2011 1:47 pm
A visitor on the first floor of Chase Hall heard muffled footfalls coming from somewhere on the second floor. Climbing…
April 19, 2011 3:20 pm
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.
March 28, 2011 10:13 am
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.
March 25, 2011 2:57 pm
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.
March 16, 2011 4:37 pm
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.
March 4, 2011 1:28 pm
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.
February 7, 2011 9:00 am
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.