Stories about "performing arts"
Maddie McLean '17 of Hood River, Ore., conducts the group.
Bates at Night: Crosstones’ a cappella rehearsal

Friday, March 31, 2017 10:08 am

The coed Crosstones hit all the right notes as they begin rehearsal in a campus place favored by Bates singing groups.

The ensemble lays in wait during the first scene.
Bates at Night: Senior Dance Thesis

Friday, March 17, 2017 11:44 am

Bates at Night: Last rehearsal for Laura Pietropaoli '17 and her dance thesis performance

Christina Lang '18 of Novato, Calif., dances with Erin Fuller '18 of Reno, Nev.
Bates at Night: Ballroom Society, a ‘contact sport’

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:35 pm

Student members of the Bates Ballroom Society make all the right moves on Wednesday night.

Actors in the production of The Pillowman gather  in their traditional circle before their dress rehearsal.
Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

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‘F.A.B.’ in Feb.: 11th edition of Winter Dance Showcase is Feb. 6

Monday, February 1, 2016 9:17 am

Bates College students present two of the 14 performances by dance artists from around Maine and beyond in the 11th F.A.B Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 6.

Zofia Ahmad '19 of Palo Alto, Calif., and bandmates perform an encore during a Bates Steel Pan Orchestra concert in December 2015. The orchestra makes its Arts Crawl debut on Jan. 28. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night are back for another whirl

Monday, January 25, 2016 3:40 pm

The sixth annual Bates College Arts Crawl, along with the popular Sangai Asia Night variety show, takes place on Jan. 29, 2016.

Duncan Hardy, Amos Libby, and Eric LaPerna are the Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble.
Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble returns to Bates

Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:38 pm

The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble performs at Bates College on Jan. 22.

The Decoda Ensemble.
Decoda cellists’ Jan. 16 program spans the centuries

Monday, January 11, 2016 4:02 pm

In a Jan. 16 Bates College concert, the Decoda Cello Quartet offers a program heavy on contemporary composers but also featuring Bach and Ravel.

The Little Match Girl puppet in the Figures of Speech Theatre production of "The Little Match Girl Passion." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Figures of Speech Theatre premieres play at Bates

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:50 pm

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres "the little match girl passion," a theatrical setting of David Lang's award-winning composition, at Bates College Jan. 9-11.

Doug Varone and Dancers return to the Bates Dance Festival in 2013. Photograph by Cylla von Tiedemann.
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...

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