Archives for "Bates Dance Festival"

Sunday

August 1, 2004 9:57 am

Everett Dance Theatre presents 'Home Movies' at Bates Dance Festival

The Rhode Island-based Everett Dance Theatre returns to Bates College to present the 2004 world premiere of Home Movies. Incorporating dance, theater and video, Home Movies explores today’s American family, tackling such issues as mental illness, homelessness and immigration. The Bates Dance Festival presents Everett Dance Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, at Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $17/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Home Movies is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Wednesday

July 28, 2004 10:43 am

Tere O'Connor presents 'Lawn' at Bates Dance Festival

New York dance maker Tere O’Connor, a leading postmodern choreographer, brings his company Tere O’Connor Dance to the Bates Dance Festival Bates for the 2004 Maine premiere of Lawn , a work co-commissioned by the festival. The festival presents Tere O’Connor Dance at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31, at Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $17/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Lawn is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Wednesday

July 21, 2004 11:12 am

Hip-hop legend Rennie Harris presents 'Facing Mekka' at Bates Dance Festival

Philadelphia’s Rennie Harris, one of hip-hop’s leading ambassadors worldwide, brings his company, Puremovement, back to the Bates Dance Festival for the 2004 Maine premiere of Facing Mekka, a work co-commissioned by the festival and conceived at Bates in 1998. The festival presents Rennie Harris Puremovement in concert at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 22-24, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $25/$15 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Facing Mekka is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Saturday

May 15, 2004 9:03 am

Bates Dance Festival to present 22nd season of contemporary dance and music

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, announces its 22nd season, July 17 through Aug. 14, 2004.

Sunday

August 3, 2003 10:47 am

Bates Dance Festival presents site-specific performance

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents a double bill featuring “Different Voices,” an evening of works by international and U.S. artists presented in Schaeffer Theatre, and “The Atrium Project,” a site-specific performance in the Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Tuesday

July 15, 2003 10:53 am

Bates Dance Festival presents its 21st season

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents its 21st anniversary season, July 19 through Aug. 16.

Wednesday

July 3, 2002 9:16 am

Bates Dance Festival presents 20th anniversary season

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents its 20th anniversary season, July 20 through Aug. 17, 2002.

Monday

April 8, 2002 4:11 pm

Photographer presents 'Energy of Dance' at Bates museum

Michael Philip Manheim, a photographer living in Massachusetts, presents his distinctive depictions of Bates Dance Festival performers in an exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art through Aug. 23. Manheim will discuss his work in a gallery talk from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. The museum is open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

February 26, 2002 8:44 am

Bates Dance Festival presents 20th anniversary season

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents its 20th anniversary season, July 20 through Aug. 17, 2002.

Friday

August 3, 2001 4:25 pm

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange premieres 'In Praise of the Creative Spirit'

The renowned Liz Lerman Dance Exchange culminates a two-year Maine Millennium Celebration with its Bates Dance Festival performance of In Praise of the Creative Spirit Thursday, Aug. 16, and Friday, Aug. 17, in Schaeffer Theatre on the Bates campus.