Archives for "Bates Dance Festival"

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 4:00 pm

Kate Weare Company returns to dance festival with arresting new piece

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.

Monday

July 16, 2012 3:08 pm

Rising choreographer Kyle Abraham presents latest work at Dance Festival

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.

Thursday

July 5, 2012 9:16 am

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

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.

Tuesday

April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

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

‘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.

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

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

‘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.

Monday

November 28, 2011 2:33 pm

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

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

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.