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Current Productions

Most of the following concerts take place at the Betty Pease Studio Theater, located within the Dance Building at 1310 N. University Ct., on the back side of the Central Campus Recreation Building (CCRB).

Parking is challenging in this part of campus.

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MFA Dance Thesis Performance: Sydney Schiff

Saturday, March 17 - 7:30pm
Off-Campus Location, The Campus Chapel, 1236 Washtenaw Ct., Ann Arbor
Free - no tickets required

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Installation: 7:30 PM
Performance: 8:00 PM
Dance Party: 9:00 PM

This performance features the choreographic work of Sydney Schiff, a second year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Dance. Schiff presents the results of her research in Brazilian Zouk dance, approaching the movements and culture of this social dance form with a choreographic lens. The performance is preceded by an installation, and a dance party follows.

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MFA Dance Thesis Performance: Al Evangelista

3/29/2018 & 3/30/2018 @ 8:00 PM
Duderstadt Center (Media Union), Video Studio
Free, tickets available below

hallow hollow

This performance features the choreographic work of Al Evangelista, a second year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Dance. The choreographer's description is as follows: "The absence of bodies, the shifts of identities, and how they can move forward together."
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MFA Dance Thesis Performance: Fabiola Torralba

4/6/2018 & 4/7/2018 @ 8:00 PM
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
Free - no tickets required

Materia Obscura

This performance features the choreographic work of Fabiola Torralba, a second-year Master of Fine Arts candidate in Dance at the University of Michigan. Materia Obscura is a dance work that explores crossings of the transient body.

Dance Composition Class Showing

Thursday, April 12 - 2:10pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
Free - no tickets required

Department of Dance majors present the results of their choreographic investigations throughout the term in this showing, open to the public. Included are first-year students, led by Peter Sparling and Jillian Hopper, and sophomores, led by Amy Chavasse with assistance from MFA candidate Nikki Reehorst.

BFA Dance Concert

4/12/2018 - 4/14/2018 @ 8:00 PM
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
$7 tickets, available at the front door one hour before show

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Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts students in Department of Dance present a joint concert of their choreography at the conclusion of their studies in the dance program. Julia Dooley, Melanie Holt, Monica Miller, Abigail Worth, and Meredith Ziegelmeyer each perform a solo and present a group work.

Non-Major Dance Class Showing

Saturday, April 14 - 2:30pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
Free - no tickets required

This event, organized by the graduate students teaching "Non-Major" Dance classes (available for all students at the University), is a fun showing of exercises and compositions. Cheer your friends on as they perform, some for the first time ever.

Congolese Class Showing

Sunday, April 15 - 2:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
Free - no tickets required

A presentation of Congolese dances performed by students in classes led by master teacher Jean-Claude (Biza) Sompa. The rhythmic, dynamic dancing is accompanied by live drumming.

Choreography, Performance, Production & Design Concert

Monday, April 16 - 8:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
$7 general admission, available at the front door

CPP&D features the choreographic work of Master of Fine Arts in Dance candidates at the end of their first year. Megan Bascom, Lenard Foust, Kelly Hirina, and Nikki Reehorst showcase creative and performance projects initiated, before embarking on summer research activities focused on their thesis projects.

Emerging Dance Artists Concert

Saturday, April 21 - 8:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theater
Free - no tickets required

This concert showcases the creative work of our dance majors, who exhibit dance works they have been creating outside of other formal performances. These are often collaborations with musicians, elaborations of class studies into fuller works, and more.

 

 

 

Annual Power Center Performance

Dancing Globally

February 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
February 2 & 3, 2018 at 8 PM
February 4, 2018 at 2 PM
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Reserved seating $30/$24/$12 with student ID

Department of Dance

A program of modern dance featuring works by innovative global guest choreographers Ohad Naharin and Shannon Gillen and faculty Missy Beck and Sandra Torijano.

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