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Dance News

Thu
Jan
10
Two local media outlets gave glowing reviews to dance performances created by UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping and her Li Chiao-Ping Dance team. In these reviews, Li was named a "Madison treasure" (Isthmus) whose "earnest performance" (Badger Herald) was a "thought-provoking experience" (Badger Herald) which gave "goosebumps and a sense of total satisfaction" (Isthmus) to the audience. Li is a Vilas Professor at UW-Madison and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Wed
Jan
02
The Division of the Arts is dedicated to providing research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts. This program recognizes achievements and professional service, along with offering support for future creative endeavors and research. They offer five awards annually, and one award bi-annually, to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the arts at UW-Madison.
Mon
Dec
31
After two years of renovations, the City of Madison is reopening the Municipal Building — and it includes the artistic voices of several people with ties to UW-Madison's School of Education.
Wed
Dec
26
The UW-Madison Division of the Arts’ Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) selected three artists to teach in residence and conduct community outreach in Madison for the 2019-20 academic year. Carrie Hanson will be here for the fall 2019 semester and Benjamin Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez will be here for the spring 2020 semester.
Thu
Dec
20
The School of Education’s Virginia Horne Henry Fund for Women’s Physical Education, Movement and the Female Body in Culture is now accepting project proposals and applications for the Distinguished Graduate Fellowships. All UW-Madison faculty, staff and student organizations are welcome to apply. The deadline for proposals is Feb. 1, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Thu
Dec
06
According to an article recently published by Wisconsin State Journal, Lake View Elementary School last year recorded 1,745 calls for behavior support, 10 percent of which involved a violent act.This year, UW-Madison’s dance/movement therapist and Dance Department Senior Lecturer Rena Kornblum is helping to reverse this trend by teaching a violence prevention class called “Peaceful Families, Peaceful Schools.”
Fri
Nov
30
The UW-Madison Dance Department presents its annual Kloepper Concert, a studio performance of new student work, Dec. 8-9. Thirteen student choreographers will present a mix of solo and ensemble works. The students are: Caroline Criste, Lauren Forrest, Charli Harris, Elisa Hildner, Julianna Hom, Lauren John, Haley Johnson, Cassie Last, Lauren Lynch, Sarah Meltzer, Jessica Robling, Megan Schimke, Bailey Seymour and Alice Svetic.
Mon
Nov
26
UW-Madison assistant professor of dance Marlene Skog showed her ballet performance, “Consider it not so deeply,’ at Lathrop Hall’s Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space on Nov. 15, with the piece receiving excellent reviews in a recent article from the Isthmus newspaper. This contemporary ballet and performance work reflects upon female characters in Shakespeare’s work, incorporating spoken word to display his influence. This article cites Skog’s refreshing perspective for the show's great success.
Wed
Nov
14
In Spring 2019, the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program, hosted by the School of Education’s Art Department and presented by the UW-Madison Division of the Arts, will host multidisciplinary artist Rashaad Newsome. The Dance Department will be co-sponsoring his residency. Newsome’s work highlights the contributions of marginalized communities, and discusses as well as questions the social hierarchy. His work is multidisciplinary.
Mon
Nov
12
“Intervention: Indigo,” a performance that includes the work of UW-Madison’s Chris Walker, is being transformed into a multi-media exhibit this month at the Museo Textil de Oaxaca in Oaxaca, Mexico. “Intervention: Indigo” was first performed by Laura Anderson Barbata in collaboration with the Brooklyn Jumbies, Jarana Beat, and Walker, an associate professor in the School of Education’s Dance Department.
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