Smith College Department of Dance

Congrats to Celebrations Dance Company on their commencement program Departures. Goodbye and all the best to the outgoin...
05/22/2019

Congrats to Celebrations Dance Company on their commencement program Departures. Goodbye and all the best to the outgoing Celebrations team -- the fabulous Serena Cattau and Delphine Zhu!! -- and big welcome to the new team Elizabeth Brison, Kiara Mickens, and Claire Lane.

Congratulations to the Fabulous Four 2019 MFAs in Dance: Lucille Jun, Michelle Erard, Nikki Lee, and Anna M. Maynard. Wi...
05/21/2019

Congratulations to the Fabulous Four 2019 MFAs in Dance: Lucille Jun, Michelle Erard, Nikki Lee, and Anna M. Maynard. Wishing you all the best!

TONIGHT at 8PM and TOMORROW at 2PM!
05/17/2019

TONIGHT at 8PM and TOMORROW at 2PM!

Coming TOMORROW! Departures with works by your favorite Smith undergrad choreographers: Elizabeth Brison, Serena Cattau, Georgianna Duke, Lilly Farah, Hannah Geisman, Morgan Peirce, and Delphine Zhu.
Thursday Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 2pm
Free but donations accepted. Enter through Scott Gym main door.

TONIGHT at 8pm and TOMORROW at 2pm!
05/17/2019

TONIGHT at 8pm and TOMORROW at 2pm!

Coming TOMORROW! Departures with works by your favorite Smith undergrad choreographers: Elizabeth Brison, Serena Cattau, Georgianna Duke, Lilly Farah, Hannah Geisman, Morgan Peirce, and Delphine Zhu.
Thursday Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 2pm
Free but donations accepted. Enter through Scott Gym main door.

Coming TOMORROW! Departures with works by your favorite Smith undergrad choreographers: Elizabeth Brison, Serena Cattau,...
05/15/2019

Coming TOMORROW! Departures with works by your favorite Smith undergrad choreographers: Elizabeth Brison, Serena Cattau, Georgianna Duke, Lilly Farah, Hannah Geisman, Morgan Peirce, and Delphine Zhu.
Thursday Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 2pm
Free but donations accepted. Enter through Scott Gym main door.

05/02/2019

Today's MASTER CLASS with Angie & Chris is at Scott Studio at 1pm. See you there!

Marilyn Sylla leading her West African Dance class in Scott Studio. Photo by Derek Fowles
05/01/2019

Marilyn Sylla leading her West African Dance class in Scott Studio. Photo by Derek Fowles

05/01/2019

Congratulations to Marilyn and Sekou Sylla on their retirement from Smith College and Five College Dance. We will miss you so much.

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo
04/30/2019

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo

Images from the Dance, Video, & the Camera Prof. Rodger Blum's Grad class showing. 1 L-R Becca Soifer '22, Em Papineau '...
04/26/2019

Images from the Dance, Video, & the Camera Prof. Rodger Blum's Grad class showing. 1 L-R Becca Soifer '22, Em Papineau '21, and Sofia Engleman '19 in Anna Maynard MFA '19 installation; Anna and Toni Craige MFA '20 in Anna's installation; Toni in Alex Springer '20 installation in Halley Flanagan Theater.

Registration open until May 31:
04/23/2019
2019 Conference - October 17-19 Philadelphia, PA - Women In Dance

Registration open until May 31:

Location – Drexel University 3220 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Click Here for 2019 Conference Brochure Click Here for 2019 Conference Registration Click Here to Book Conference Hotel Conference Presenters 2019 Keynote Speaker – Brenda Dixon Gottschild 2019 Conference Featured Presente...

04/23/2019
Thank a Dance Teacher Day 2019

May 2 is Thank a Dance Teacher Day. Take the opportunity to post a thank you for any and all of the amazing dance teachers out there who change our lives.

The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and CLI Studios bring you testimonials from choreographers and dancers "thanking" the dance teacher that…

04/17/2019
NEW YORK CITY - Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event

Check out Smithie Shayla-Vie Jenkins in Night of 100 solos at BAM last night. Wow! And she has some good company....here's the cast list:
Kyle Abraham, Christian Allen, Reid Bartelme, Jacqueline Bulnes, Cecily Campbell, Peiju Chien-Pott, Maggie Cloud, Jason Collins, Marc Crousillat, Angela Falk, Tamisha Guy, Jacquelin Harris, Forrest Hersey, Eleanor Hullihan, Shayla-Vie Jenkins, Claude “CJ” Johnson, Lindsey Jones, Sara Mearns, Sharon Milanese, Chalvar Monteiro, David Norsworthy, Keith Sabado, Vicky Shick, Joshua Tuason, and Anson Zwingelberg

NEW YORK CITY BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House April 16, 2019 @7:30pm (EDT) This one-time special Cunningham Event, on what would have been his 100th birthday…

Dance Blasts from the New York Times Past via Misty Copeland of  American Ballet Theater:
04/15/2019
Perpetual Motion

Dance Blasts from the New York Times Past via Misty Copeland of American Ballet Theater:

A Journey Through Dance Photography From the New York Times Archives

04/10/2019

Inclusion in Action conference at Smith College today. Opening session welcomed by the incredible drumming and community building energies of Marilyn Sylla, Smith College faculty in dance and her partner, master drummer Sekou Sylla. Thank you Marilyn and Sekou. #scinclusion

Summer Opportunity at Conn Coll:
04/08/2019
DDD Summer Intensive

Summer Opportunity at Conn Coll:

Be immersed in the work of David Dorfman Dance! Join DDD July 1-7, 2019 at Connecticut College for our annual Summer Intensive. Recommended for Intermediate/Advanced, pre-professional, and professional dancers. No auditions required. Limited Work Study applications available by request. Course of

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo
04/03/2019

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo

03/29/2019

Hello Smith Dance Alumnae! Please send us your news for the 5C Dance Newsletter by April 5. To dance (at) smith.edu. Thanks!

The Five College Dance Department wants to include your short profile in this year’s newsletter. Please forward a brief (2-3 sentence) update of your life and work. Be sure to include your graduation year and an email contact.

We look forward to hearing from all of you.

Your prompt reply—by April 5—is greatly appreciated!
Please email to dance(at)smith.edu.
Rodger

Dance Open House and Presentation of the Major is coming up NEXT Friday, March 29, 430 to 6pm at the DANCE HOUSE next to...
03/21/2019

Dance Open House and Presentation of the Major is coming up NEXT Friday, March 29, 430 to 6pm at the DANCE HOUSE next to Scott Gym. Snacks! Upcoming Projects and classes! Friendly Faces! Dance curious are welcome.

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03/21/2019

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo

Contemporary Dance Placement and Fall 2019 Repertory Auditions Saturday March 30! Please see poster for info. Need a rid...
03/20/2019

Contemporary Dance Placement and Fall 2019 Repertory Auditions Saturday March 30! Please see poster for info.
Need a ride to MHC Saturday morning? Sign up here for rides from Smith and get connected: https://goo.gl/forms/OvpyFJ2clVq2gtoH3

Over break: Chidi Obieshi '22 interned on a documentary project with French Zero Gravity choreographer Kitsou Dubois and...
03/18/2019

Over break: Chidi Obieshi '22 interned on a documentary project with French Zero Gravity choreographer Kitsou Dubois and Giant Leap Dance company at Smith organized by Toni Craige MFA '20 and dance prof Chris Aiken. For more info, http://quoartis.org/?p=2998. Photo, Chidi, Chidi on the boom, Toni seated on left, Kitsou on parabolic zero gravity flight.

Movie Night this weekend at SCDT:
03/08/2019

Movie Night this weekend at SCDT:

Movie night! End your week by chilling out, stretching out and watching a dance film with friends. BYOB (bring your own blanket). 7pm at Studio4. #itsFREE #dancefilm #pina #fridaynightvibes #getcozy

http://excessiverealness.com/Excessive Realness is a four-day dance intensive spanning Thursday June 27th to Sunday June...
03/04/2019
Excessive Realness |

http://excessiverealness.com/

Excessive Realness is a four-day dance intensive spanning Thursday June 27th to Sunday June 30th, 2019. This year, it will take place in Boulder, Colorado in partnership with The University of Colorado - Boulder’s Department of Theatre and Dance. There will be four classes on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (9:00-9:50am, 10:00-11:30am, 12:00-1:30pm, lunch from 1:30-2:30pm, and 2:30-4pm). The intensive consists of exciting and unique dance classes from the lens of queer artists and educators.

02/12/2019

All Welcome! Please come to these AMAZING
Open Dance Classes & Artist Presentations
at Amherst College starting TONIGHT
from fabulous dance teachers/choreographers:

Maree ReMalia
Feb 12, 4:30-6pm Presentation, Webster Hall Studio 3
Feb 13, 4-5:30pm Open Class, Webster Hall Studio 1

Xan Burley & Alex Springer
Feb 14, 2:30-4:30pm Open Class, Webster Hall Studio 1
Feb 15, 4:30-6pm Presentation, Webster Hall Studio 3

Danté Brown
Feb 19, 4:30-6pm Presentation, Webster Hall Studio 3
Feb 20, 4-5:30pm Open Class, Webster Hall Studio 1

Jenna Riegel
Feb 21, 2:30-4:30pm Open Class, Webster Hall Studio 1
Feb 22, 4:30-6pm Presentation, Webster Hall Studio 3

Gina Hoch-Stall
Feb 26, 4:30-6pm Presentation, Webster Hall Studio 3
Feb 27, 4-5:30pm Open Class, Webster Hall Studio 1

01/31/2019

Don't Forget:
Dance Dramaturgy with Pele Bausch, Studio Theatre, Kendall Hall,
Mount Holyoke College, Friday FEB 1 4:30-6:00pm
All Five College Dance students welcome

Please join Celebrations Dance Company tomorrow Friday Feb 1 at 7pm for auditions at Smith College Berenson 3 Studio, Me...
01/31/2019

Please join Celebrations Dance Company tomorrow Friday Feb 1 at 7pm for auditions at Smith College Berenson 3 Studio, Mendenhall. Prepare a 30 to 60 second solo. See you there.

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo
01/25/2019

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo

01/10/2019

Please pass the word! 5C dancers welcome, too.

Smith dancers and alumnae, Dance Complex Call for Artists:
12/07/2018
New England Presenter Showcase

Smith dancers and alumnae, Dance Complex Call for Artists:

The Dance Complex is a hub for the creation, study and performance of dance of all kinds. We value our relationship with, and our evolving place within, the ecology of the dance field, We also value the dynamic growth of dance/movement artists in our metro region. To that end, we are taking an activ

Here are some out of focus photos of the dress rehearsal last night...if you want to see these works in full detail don'...
12/06/2018

Here are some out of focus photos of the dress rehearsal last night...if you want to see these works in full detail don't miss Bare Bones Dance Concert TONIGHT and TOMORROW
Scott Studio @ Smith College

applications for Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program now open....Exciting new things happening at BDF thi...
12/03/2018
Home

applications for Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program now open....

Exciting new things happening at BDF this year including longer afternoon intensives....

The Bates Dance Festival brings together an international community of choreographers, performers, educators & students in a cooperative community to study, perform & create new work.

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo
11/30/2018

Smith College Department of Dance's cover photo

Bare Bones Dance Concert coming up at Smith College. Don't miss work by talented undergraduate students Elizabeth Brison...
11/30/2018

Bare Bones Dance Concert coming up at Smith College. Don't miss work by talented undergraduate students Elizabeth Brison, Rose Hatem, Reem Ibrahim, Melissa Lauson, Kelly Lincoln, Rebecca Soifer and Em Papineau. December 6 + 7 @ 8pm in Scott Studio.

11/26/2018
ZERO

Smith dancers, sign up for FREE $10 vouchers for SCDT's Riff talks here, https://goo.gl/forms/CeSJ0e64xCi4912b2
Jonathan González will be performing, talking, and offering a master class!

In his new work, ZERO, Jonathan González fabulates upon the grounds of Danspace Project’s location, St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery, and expands upon…

Katy Pyle of Ballez will be performing and giving a talk and a master class at SCDT this weekend. Smith dancers, sign up...
11/26/2018
Home - Ballez

Katy Pyle of Ballez will be performing and giving a talk and a master class at SCDT this weekend.
Smith dancers, sign up here for a $10 Voucher for the events. https://goo.gl/forms/2U86kOK9PDijPGDM2

Ballez is a site for queer bodies to radically re-imagine the historically gender bianaried, Imperialist movements of Ballet via the glorious truth-serum of subjecting of our own bodies to the failures of that system. We aim to use those potentially oppressive tools instead to create a physicalized....

10/17/2018

Thursday! Smith and local dance improvisers collaborate in this free evening of dance improvisation with local musician John Cabán.

5 days to the deadline! The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists supports new cutting-edge dance and...
10/16/2018
| Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant

5 days to the deadline!
The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists supports new cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work by self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and non-binary artists.

| Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant

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