Archives for "Bates Dance Festival"

Wednesday

July 15, 2009 4:01 pm

Battleworks Dance Company plans world premiere at dance festival

In its Maine debut, the Battleworks Dance Company appears at the Bates Dance Festival in the world premiere of a collaboration created with composer-percussionist Carl Landa. Performances take place at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, July 16 and 18, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009 3:46 pm

Midsummer Lakeside series continues with songwriter Carolyn Currie

Maine singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

July 9, 2009 8:42 am

Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival with Bridge of Sighs

Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

July 7, 2009 8:33 am

Bates, region's arts presenters seek your input regarding cultural events

If you had your druthers, what would be your favorite way to learn about arts and entertainment events in the Lewiston-Auburn region? That’s what Bates and a number of local organizations would like to know. And we’re hoping you’ll tell us.

Monday

June 29, 2009 9:23 am

Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival on July 11

Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St.

Monday

August 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents showcase of diverse dance styles

Showcasing diverse styles and perspectives, Different Voices features modern, jazz and improvisational works by U.S., Indian and Asian artists in residence at the Bates Dance Festival. The evening features an excerpt from Not About Iraq by the award-winning choreographer/filmmaker Victoria Marks.

Monday

July 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents Maine premiere by Scofield & Shuey

Scofield and Shuey’s latest collaboration is part of a long-term project exploring adolescent group dynamics: how and why people fall into or push each other into the roles of “Leader,” “Follower” and “Outcast.”

Monday

July 21, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival features contemporary African dance and film

The Bates Dance Festival presents a weeklong focus on the extraordinary performing arts of contemporary Africa.

Wednesday

July 16, 2008 2:19 pm

Keigwin + Company presents new works at Bates Dance Festival

Hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the hottest new troupe emerging on the national scene, Keigwin + Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to perform two Maine premieres. This dazzling young group of formidable dancers presents works that explore contemporary life and pop culture with choreographic ingenuity and range. The festival presents Keigwin + Co. at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St., Bates College. Tickets are $20/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 7.

Monday

July 7, 2008 2:33 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents its 2008 season, July 15 through Aug. 9

The Bates Dance Festival presents its 26th season of public events, July 15 through Aug. 9, 2008, on the campus of Bates College. The five-week festival will feature performances, panel discussions, films and lectures by more than 30 internationally recognized dance artists from throughout the United States and abroad. The season showcases compelling and visually arresting performances that blend dance, video, text and original music to address themes of political activism, human relationships, the natural world and our changing global environment.