Archives for "Dance"

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.

Friday

January 29, 2010 11:15 am

Bates' Harward Center holds annual community celebration

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.

Thursday

December 10, 2009 3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.

Monday

December 7, 2009 4:36 pm

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.

Thursday

November 19, 2009 9:31 am

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…

Wednesday

October 21, 2009 4:12 pm

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

Barbara Byers ’10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba ’10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.

Thursday

October 15, 2009 7:04 am

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present “Beautiful Me” by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 12:20 pm

Modern Dance Company offers two performances

The Bates College Modern Dance Company offers public performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.