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DANCE NEWS

Faculty Dance Concert April 23-25

Featuring seven choreographers, 33 HWS dancers and three Dance Department faculty performers, the widely-popular annual Faculty Dance Concert will be held on campus in Winn-Seeley Theatre for its 2015 program, bringing together the HWS community and members of the public alike. This year's shows will take place on Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.; and on Saturday, Ap...  More >>

Renowned Flamenco Group Visits

The HWS Dance Department is pleased to announce the upcoming teaching and performing residency of A Palo Seco, a New York City-based Flamenco music and dance company. The residency will take place from Wednesday, April 15 to Friday, April 17. "A Palo Seco" is a phrase that refers to a bare-bones style of flamenco music, often consisting of singing or percussion alone; this stripped-down aesthetic...  More >>

Student Choreographers in Spotlight

Showcasing the original choreography of nine HWS dance majors and minors, the annual and widely-popular Junior/Senior Choreographers' Concert will be held on campus Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3. Titled "Perspectives" and presented by the HWS Dance Department, both shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Winn-Seeley Gymnasium. Performing their original work at this year's Junior/Senior Chore...  More >>

Marino '12 to Perform at The Smith

Dancing her way from Geneva to Argentina and back, Katherine Marino '12 will perform with the PUSH Physical Theatre at the Smith Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Marino recently returned from her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mendoza and began working as a trainee with the Rochester-based dance studio. Her performance in Geneva will be her first with the compa...  More >>

Exploring the Performing Arts in Bali

During an intensive three-week program in Bali this January, students were immersed in traditional dance, masked performance, instrument performance, shadow puppetry, and mask carving, to explore new possibilities and expressions of the performing arts. "When I first went to Bali in 2009 my definition of what performing arts were and what they could be was significantly altered," says Assistant P...  More >>