Archives for "Bates Dance Festival"

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.

Tuesday

January 29, 2008 3:39 pm

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.

Monday

August 6, 2007 9:30 am

PearsonWidrig DanceTheater presents performance installation

Celebrating the Bates Dance Festival’s commitment to producing innovative outdoor events, PearsonWidrig DanceTheater returns to Maine this summer to create another magical site-specific performance installation, this time on and around Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus.

Friday

August 3, 2007 10:25 am

College Dance Festival presents video dance works

Showcasing the innovative use of new technologies, Bridgman Packer Dance and BoánDanz Action present the Maine premieres of new work incorporating live dance and music with state-of-the-art video. The festival presents Bridgman Packer Dance Saturday, Aug. 4, and BoánDanz Action Sunday, Aug. 5, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Bates College.

Wednesday

August 1, 2007 11:01 am

College Dance Festival presents 'Different Voices' concert

Showcasing the internationalism of contemporary dance, visiting choreographers from the United States, Africa and Latin America bring compelling styles and perspectives to the Bates Dance Festival stage with the annual Different Voices concert Thursday, Aug. 2, in Schaeffer Theatre.