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Dance News

Tue
Feb
18
"Moonshine" is a traditional performance gathering in celebration of Black History Month featuring dance, spoken word, and experimental contemporary performance.
Wed
Jan
29
Li-Chiao-Ping Dance (LCPD) is ​presenting "Dancing the Chazen," the fourth and fifth events in the 2019-20 series "7DaysDancing." "7DaysDancing" is a seven-part program of free, live art experiences aiming to activate community spaces in new, inventive, and inviting ways. This series features site-specific works utilizing the UW-Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art, meant to guide the audience through the museum while articulating the properties of spaces through the collaboration of bodies in place and motion.
Wed
Jan
29
UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping and her dance company, Li-Chiao Ping Dance (LCPD), were recently featured in the Wisconsin State Journal. Li is a Vilas Research Professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department and is the founder of the LCPD. “Dancing the Chazen” is free and open to the public. LCPD will perform excerpts from “Dancing” on Friday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. The complete performance will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 and will be followed by a reception and talk-back in the Chazen lobby.
Tue
Jan
28
The School of Education’s Dance Department is hosting its annual faculty concert Feb. 6-8 and Feb. 13-15 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall. The concert will feature the work of guest artist Seán Curran, who makes dance “with the sharp intelligence of a conceptualist (Boston Globe)" that is the “equivalent of a night of invigorating conversations (New York Times),” and contemporary dance works from UW-Madison faculty artists Duane Lee Holland, Li Chiao-Ping, Marlene Skog, Chris Walker, and Jin-Wen Yu.
Thu
Jan
16
The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from UW–Madison's School of Education, is now available online. The ​Winter 2019-20 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This edition puts the spotlight on the School's new Global Engagement Office and some of our efforts to think, partner, and innovate across the world.
Fri
Dec
27
Natalie Zervou received the First Book Program award through the Center of the Humanities at UW-Madison to complete her manuscript "Choreographing the Greek Crisis: Performing National Identity in the Age of Austerity.” This award provides support to junior faculty in the humanities so that they may complete their manuscript projects. Zervou is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department. In addition to her award, Zervou's article "Walking Backward: Choreographing the Greek Crisis" was recently published in "Futures of Dance Studies."
Tue
Dec
17
The local Isthmus newspaper reviewed Peggy Choy’s performance, “FLIGHT: Torn Like a Rose.” Choy is an associate professor with the School of Education's Dance Department. Inspired by the 12th century Persian poem “Conference of the Birds,” Choy’s production featured birds on a perilous journey to find love and guidance.
Wed
Nov
27
The School of Education’s Dance Department presents the annual Kloepper Concert, a studio performance of new student work, in the historic Louise Kloepper Studio, Lathrop Hall at 8 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 2:30 p.m. on Dec 8. In this concert, 12 student choreographers, including Akiwele Burayidi, Audrey Glock, Cassie Last, Lauren Lynch, Ellie McShane, Courtney Kopchinski, Amanda Kolsch, Shayna Valianos, Jessica Jacobs, Veda Manly, Tye Trondson, and Brooke Schroeder, will present a mix of solo and ensemble works.
Fri
Nov
22
A performance in CorningWork’s “The World as We Know It” from UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping, a Vilas Research Professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department, was recently reviewed by Pittsburgh (PGH) City Paper. “The World as We Know It,” as described by Lisa Cunningham from the PGH City Paper, tells the stories of six women “of a certain age” in the context of the #MeToo movement and gender dynamics in the workplace.
Mon
Nov
18
Carrie Hanson, the UW-Madison Division of the Art’s Fall 2019 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, and students will present “From topic to topography: Mapping issues through movement.” The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 21. in the lobby of the Chazen Museum of Art.
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