Stories about "Marcy Plavin"
Marcy Plavin, circa 1990. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Marcy Plavin, a singular force for dance and dancers at Bates, dies at age 84

Friday, November 4, 2016 10:00 am

Marcy Plavin was the face and spirit of Bates dance over 40 years and, for her students, "a spirited defender and nurturer of their aspirations and dreams," said President Spencer.

The Bates Modern Dance Company performs "Appalachian Spring" in 1979. (Leonard Plavin, courtesy of Marcy Plavin)
Dance alumni to perform, pay tribute to program founder Plavin

Monday, April 27, 2015 10:37 am

On May 2, dozens of dance alumni return to Bates College to perform in a reunion concert and pay tribute to dance program founder Marcy Plavin.

Alumni performers celebrate Plavin, Modern Dance Company's 35th

Monday, May 3, 2004 11:19 am

More than 150 alumni of the Bates College Modern Dance Company came from as far away as Japan to take part in a May 1 dance performance marking the company's 35th anniversary and honoring company founder Marcy Plavin.

Alumni performers to help Bates College celebrate Modern Dance Company's 35th anniversary

Friday, April 16, 2004 9:35 am

More than 100 Bates College alumni will return to campus from all over the country to attend or take part in a performance marking the 35th anniversary of the college's Modern Dance Company. Beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 1, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street, "The Alumni Concert" is open to the public at no charge.

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in...

John Carrafa '76 nominated for 2 Tony Awards

Thursday, May 9, 2002 2:30 pm

Bates alumnus John Carrafa, Class of 1976, was nominated May 6 for two Tony Awards for Best Choreography for "Urinetown, The Musical" and "Into The Woods."

Modern Dance Company showcases new work

Tuesday, January 8, 2002 4:01 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, showcases the talents of students and a guest choreographer in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.

Bates to host regional American College Dance Festival

Friday, January 14, 2000 3:41 pm

Bates College will host the New England Regional American College Dance Festival (ACDF), a series of workshops and adjudicated performances that concludes with a gala concert performance at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.

Modern Dance Company program features glimpse at millennial tribute

Tuesday, November 2, 1999 12:00 am

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents "Simply Fabulous," a concert showcasing the talents of student artists and featuring "Just A Moment," a work in progress commissioned by the college as part of its millennial celebration, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in Schaeffer Theatre.

Bates Modern Dance Company presents "Fusable Interfacing'

Friday, March 26, 1999 9:53 am

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, founded and directed by Marcy Plavin, lecturer in dance, will present Fusable Interfacing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 27, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Load more