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Thursday

July 5, 2012
9:16 am

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

Rennie Harris, proclaimed “hip hop’s grandmaster” by Dance Magazine, returns to Bates with his company, Puremovement, to launch the Bates Dance Festival and present some greatest hits.

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

Tuesday

April 24, 2012
1:22 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Bates College and the Bates Dance Festival present this widely acclaimed multimedia production “red, black & GREEN: a blues” April 27-28.

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Tuesday

January 17, 2012
2:43 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

Monday

November 28, 2011
2:33 pm

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Experience Charlie Hunter, a great jazz guitarist, and Tamango, a leading cross-cultural tap dancer.

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Friday

August 5, 2011
7:58 am

In final days, dance festival showcases students, international choreographers

Creations by festival students and professional choreographers from around the world are showcased in the closing days of the 2011 Bates Dance Festival.

Tuesday

July 12, 2011
9:33 am

Musicians from the Bates Dance Festival to continue Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert series continues with a performance by musicians from the Bates Dance Festival at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college’s scenic Lake Andrews. The series concludes with a performance by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jim Gallant at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

Monday

July 11, 2011
9:02 am

Bates Dance Festival continues with Musicians' Concert

The Bates Dance Festival announces its 29th season of public events, taking place through Aug. 13 on the Bates College campus. The six-week festival showcases contemporary performance works by Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Zoe | Juniper, The Equus Projects and Black Label Movement, and David Dorfman Dance. These acclaimed and innovative companies offer evenings rich in storytelling, virtuosity, passion and humor. All told, the festival comprises performances, panel discussions and lectures by more than 40 internationally recognized dancers from across the United States and abroad.

Monday

June 13, 2011
8:40 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.

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.

Tuesday

February 15, 2011
2:32 pm

Bates Dance Festival announces details of 2011 training programs

In the first preview of the 2011 season, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 29th summer of workshops and public events, taking place July 4 through Aug. 13 on the Bates College campus.