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Dance News

Mon
Oct
03
UW-Madison's Arts Institute has put out its 2017 Awards in the Creative Arts Call for Applications and Nominations. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Nov. 2.
Mon
Sep
26
Badger Bridge, a networking site for UW-Madison alumni, is now live. Use it to build connections with classmates and other Badgers.
Thu
Sep
22
As part of its 90th anniversary year, the UW-Madison Dance Department is celebrating the legacy of alumna and dance pioneer Anna Halprin. The department invited guest artist Jamie McHugh, a UW-Madison graduate and protégé of Halprin, to work with dance students and community members during a two-week residency Sept. 18 to 30. McHugh’s residency will culminate on Friday, Sept. 30, in a staging of Halprin's seminal work “Circle the Earth – A Dance in the Spirit of Peace.”
Sun
Sep
18
During Fall 2016, UW-Madison’s School of Education will be participating in the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) survey. This program survey explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. The School of Education arts departments represented in the survey will be Art, Dance, and Theatre and Drama. If you are an arts alumni from one of these departments, keep an eye on your email in early October for communication from SNAAP regarding the survey. Participants in the survey will have access to a site where they can see how their experience compares with those of other arts graduates from across North America.
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.
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