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Dance News

Fri
Sep
09
On Friday afternoons during the academic year, UW-Madison’s Dance Department is again presenting a series of dance or arts-related forums. These events bring those on campus together with the local community for presentations, panel discussions, auditions, showings, and much more. Friday Forums are free, unticketed and open to the public. All performances will take place in the Margaret H'Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, at 3:30 p.m.
Wed
Sep
07
The UW-Madison Dance Department opens its 90th year with Jin-Wen Yu’s “WAVES" Sept. 15-17 at Lathrop Hall’s Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space. The concert includes contemporary choreography from faculty artist Jin-Wen Yu and a solo work from Taiwanese guest artist Chien-Kuei Chang. The concert will open Thursday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m., followed by performances on Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. and two Saturday shows, a matinee at 2:30 p.m. and an evening show at 8 p.m.
Mon
Jul
11
Kate Corby, an award-winning choreographer and associate professor with the School of Education's Dance Department, is one of the innovators behind Performing Ourselves. This unique, 30-week dance outreach program is taught by undergraduate dance students, funded by grants, and envisioned by university educators and accomplished dancers: Mariah LeFeber and Corby.
Fri
Jul
08
Madison's Isthmus newspaper recently posted a report about seated ballet classes being offered by J Matzner, a UW-Madison alumna who teaches at the Kehl School of Dance. Matzner is teaching people with mobility challenges to explore the beauty of ballet. The classes started in January 2014 and are believed to be the first of their kind in the area. Matzner earned an undergraduate degree from the School of Education’s Dance Department in May 2013.
Wed
Jul
06
John Baldacchino has been selected as director of the Arts Institute at UW-Madison. He comes to Madison from the University of Dundee in Scotland, where he held a professorial chair of arts education at the School of Education & Social Work. The Arts Institute, described as the voice of the arts at the university, supports and promotes a variety of programs and initiatives, both its own and those of partners. Working with numerous faculty and staff in a wide range of departments and fields, the institute generates conditions for bold thinking and groundbreaking creative work.
Fri
Jul
01
The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. The Summer 2016 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni, and features a cover story about the Morgridge Center for Public Service, which is celebrating 20 years of bridging campus and community.
Thu
Jun
23
Li Chiao-Ping Dance (LCPD) will produce its 13th Summer Dance Camp and Intensive Final Showcase on Saturday, June 25 at 6 p.m. UW-Madison's Li Chiao-Ping is a Vilas Research Professor with the School of Education's Dance Department and is the choreographer/director of the dance company. This annual show will take place at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in UW-Madison’s Lathrop Hall (1050 University Ave). One UW-Madison and LCPD alumna who is returning to perform at this event is Nicole Roerick.
Fri
Jun
03
MERIT video producer Eric Rajala caught up with UW-Madison’s Kate Corby to talk about her new film, “Hungars Beach,” which was screened earlier this spring at the Wisconsin Film Festival. “Hungars Beach” is about a woman suffering the loss of her brother. Corby, a contemporary choreographer, movement educator and performer, is a faculty member with the School of Education's Dance Department.
Mon
May
23
Christopher Walker, a faculty member with the School of Education's Dance Department, is featured in the Wisconsin State Journal’s latest “Know Your Madisonian” report. The article explains: “Professor Christopher Walker says the Wisconsin Idea — the revered notion that the University of Wisconsin should work to better the lives of this state’s citizens — is one of the main reasons he has stayed at UW-Madison for the past decade. But to Walker, the university’s service mission doesn’t end at Wisconsin’s borders ... "
Fri
May
20
Extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty were honored earlier this month with awards supported by the estate of professor, Senator and Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908). Those from across the School of Education receiving Vilas recognition are: Geoffrey Borman, Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, David Williamson Shaffer, Jin-Wen Yu, Jim Escalante, Lesley Bartlett and Li-Ching Ho.
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