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Chris Aiken (shown) and Angie Hauser perform in the Bates Dance Festival's "Different Voices" concerts. (Chris Randle)
Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

Monday, August 4, 2014 1:16 pm

The 2014 Bates Dance Festival draws to a close with five performances, including two "Different Voices" concerts that showcase a grand diversity of styles and perspectives from young international choreographers.

Yin Mei. (Paul B. Goode)
Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Friday, July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians' Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

David Dorfman Dance performs "Come, and Back Again." (Adam Campos)
Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in "Come, and Back Again" in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers. (Christopher Duggan)
Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

Monday, July 14, 2014 3:33 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents the acclaimed Camille A. Brown & Dancers with a work exploring images of African American performers.

Prometheus Dance. (Donny Zaltsberg)
Prometheus Dance gets to ‘Heart of the Matter’ at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 3:05 pm

Prometheus Dance, Boston's top dance company, opens the 2014 Bates Dance Festival with "Heart of the Matter" on July 11 and 12.

Choreographer Kendra Portier.
Dance festival’s final days bring diversity of ‘Different Voices,’ thrill of student work

Monday, August 5, 2013 10:00 am

During its last week, the excitement of the Bates Dance Festival builds to a crescendo.

A scene from "Voyeur," a multimedia work created by Bridgman | Packer Dance and inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper. Photograph by Arthur Fink.
Bates Dance Festival: Bridgman | Packer present work inspired by artist Hopper

Monday, July 29, 2013 10:36 am

Bridgman | Packer Dance bring "Voyeur," their newest work, to the Bates Dance Festival Aug. 2-3.

The Bebe Miller Company. Photograph by Julieta Cervantes.
Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

Monday, July 22, 2013 10:00 am

The Bebe Miller Company performs its new "A History" July 26-27.

Doug Varone and Dancers are a familar presence at the Bates Dance Festival. (Cylla von Tiedemann)
Varone company brings new and signature works for seventh dance festival visit

Monday, July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

In their seventh appearance at the Bates Dance Festival, Doug Varone and Dancers perform stunning new works and their signature piece, 'Rise.'

Dancer-choreographer Nejla Y. Yatkin. Photograph by Astrid Riecken/The Washington Times.
Nejla Yatkin / NY2Dance opens 2013 Bates Dance Festival with Maine premiere

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 1:10 pm

Nejla Yatkin / NY2Dance opens the Bates Dance Festival performance series with the Maine premiere of "Oasis" on July 12.

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