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Tuesday

July 2, 2013
9:30 am

Nejla Yatkin, Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Bridgman | Packer bound for Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival, a renowned summer series of contemporary dance, announces its 2013 season of public events.

Nejla Yatkin, Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Bridgman | Packer bound for Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday

August 8, 2012
10:11 am

Dance festival puts ribbon and bow on 30th season with faculty, student showcases

The annual “Festival Finale” and three other performances conclude the 30th anniversary season of the Bates Dance Festival.

Dance festival puts ribbon and bow on 30th season with faculty, student showcases

Monday

July 30, 2012
1:00 pm

Celebrating 30th, dance fest hosts Keigwin, Musicians’ Concert

Keigwin + Company, Musicians’ Concert, 30th-anniversary gala highlight a big week for the Bates Dance Festival.

Celebrating 30th, dance fest hosts Keigwin, Musicians’ Concert

Tuesday

July 24, 2012
4:00 pm

Kate Weare Company returns to dance festival with arresting new piece

Kate Weare and her company present their striking new “Garden,” which explores the depths of human relationships, July 27-28 at the Bates Dance Festival.

Kate Weare Company returns to dance festival with arresting new piece

Monday

July 16, 2012
3:08 pm

Rising choreographer Kyle Abraham presents latest work at Dance Festival

Kyle Abraham, labeled one of Dance Magazine’s 25 choreographers to watch in 2009, brings his company Abraham.in.Motion to the Bates Dance Festival.

Rising choreographer Kyle Abraham presents latest work at Dance Festival

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.