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Maine native Shoshona Currier comes home from Chicago to helm Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Currently director of performing arts for the city of Chicago, Currier has been appointed as the next director of the Bates Dance Festival.

Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival director, to step down after 2017 festival

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:30 am

Laura Faure, the fourth director in the history of the Bates Dance Festival, will step down after the 2017 season — the festival's 35th and her 30th.

National Endowment for the Arts awards $40,000 to Bates Dance Festival

Friday, December 11, 2015 9:41 am

The Bates Dance Festival announced on Dec. 9 that it has received...

National Endowment for the Arts head Jane Chu sees funding at work at Bates

Thursday, August 13, 2015 2:22 pm

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, visited the Bates College Museum of Art on Aug. 11 during a three-day tour of Maine arts presenters.

Bates Dance Festival ends season with three popular programs

Monday, August 3, 2015 9:45 am

The Bates Dance Festival reprises three popular annual offerings as it nears the end of its 2015 season.

Bates Dance Festival: Robert Moses’ Kin looks at liberation movements

Monday, July 27, 2015 9:48 am

Robert Moses' Kin returns to the Bates Dance Festival with performances of "NEVABAWARLDAPECE" on July 31–Aug. 1.

Esteemed Mexican troupe in New England debut at Bates Dance Festival

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 2:55 pm

The leading Mexican dance troupe Delfos Danza Contemporanea makes its New England debut in Bates Dance Festival performances July 24-25.

Dance festival offers East Coast debut of Dorsey work on AIDS crisis

Monday, July 13, 2015 9:50 am

Sean Dorsey Dance presents "The Missing Generation," a dance-theater production that explores the impact of the 1980s AIDS crisis, July 16 and 18.

An eclectic showcase kicks off the 2015 Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:15 pm

Presenting fresh choreographic voices from festival faculty and alumni, the showcase "DanceNOW" opens the 2015 Bates Dance Festival July 10-11.

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

Friday, August 29, 2014 2:28 pm

What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?

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