Faculty Dance Concert 2016

Featuring the choreography of four Hobart and William Smith Dance Department faculty members, the 2016 Faculty Dance Concert will run Thursday and Friday, April 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. This is the first Faculty Dance Concert in Deming Theatre of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will showcase the artistry of the department’s Dance Ensemble...  More >>

Davenport Presents at "Music Village"

This April, Professor of Dance Donna Davenport's choreographic work, "Belles of Hell," was featured during the professional recital, "Music Village," a collaborative performance of original musical compositions by Finger Lakes Community College Professor of Music David McGuire. Her piece complemented McGuire's "Purgatorio," an electronic composition that evokes Dante. It was Davenport's 50th form...  More >>

Junior/Senior Choreographers' Concert

Featuring the original choreography of eight HWS dance majors and minors, the Dance Department presented two showings of this spring's Junior/Senior Choreographers' Concert, "Identities," in Deming Theatre of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2. "The concert is a lovely collaboration between the choreographers and performers," said Associate Professo...  More >>

Jamaican Dancehall on Friday

Master drummer and dance instructor Ezra Barnett will offer a master class for students and HWS community members in the Barn at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 29. Barnett, who will host other events next week as well, will lead participants in an introductory-level Jamaican Dancehall workshop. "This is a lively, colorful kind of dance style that speaks to Jamaican voice and the national identity and cul...  More >>

Gearan Center Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Dedications

The opening ceremony of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts brought together hundreds of guests on Saturday, Jan. 23 to celebrate the formal unveiling of the building and to thank the donors who made it possible. Designed to enhance the study, practice and experience of music, theatre, dance and media and society, the 65,000-square-foot facility is situated at the heart of the Hobart and Wi...  More >>



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