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Thursday

May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Faculty from Bates and Colby colleges perform the Maine premiere of a piece by Philadelphia’s Headlong Dance Theater on May 28-29.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 2:56 pm

Dance concert celebrates choreography by students, faculty

Dance concert celebrates choreography by students, faculty

The Winter Dance Concert features choreography by the director of the dance program and the college’s first graduating dance majors.

Monday

February 22, 2010 11:39 am

Boston company joins Bates dancers for informal program

Choreographer Jody Weber and her company Weber Dance join the Bates College Modern Dance Company and Maine dancers Carol Dilley and Trish Harms in a program of current works and works in progress at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Plavin Dance Studios in Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St.

Monday

December 7, 2009 4:36 pm

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 12:20 pm

Modern Dance Company offers two performances

The Bates College Modern Dance Company offers public performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

April 23, 2008 10:24 am

Bates dance program hosts choreographers from Portland, Boston

The Bates College dance program hosts “Home and Away,” a performance featuring dance program director Carol Dilley and colleagues from Portland and Boston, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in Bates’ Marcy Plavin Studio Theater, on the second floor of Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:03 am

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These “PEAP” grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 9:36 am

Student choreographers present work in 'Breaking the Ice'

Student choreographers will put their work to the test of public performance in Bates College Modern Dance Company concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31.

Thursday

November 16, 2006 3:57 pm

Dance company features works by noted New York choreographers

With a program of works by faculty and guest choreographers, the Bates College Modern Dance Company performs at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the college’s Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for children, seniors and full-time students. For more information, please call 207-786-6161.

Thursday

March 30, 2006 12:00 am

Modern Dance Company, choir offer weekend performances

It’s a rich long weekend of music and dance performance at Bates as the college’s choir and its Modern Dance Company hold a total of six performances over four days. The Bates College Choir performs Mozart’s “Requiem,” the composer’s final work and one of the most intense and finely drawn interpretations of the Roman Catholic Mass, in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. In four performances from March 31 through April 3, the Bates Modern Dance Company presents new dances and dance videos in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.