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Dance News

Tue
Apr
26
The School of Education's Dance Department has made a selection of art from the private collection of dance pioneer Margaret N. H’Doubler and her husband Wayne L. Claxton available for viewing at the School of Education Gallery, 1000 Bascom Mall from April 18-May 31, 2016. This collection was given as a gift to the department from the estate of Margaret H'Doubler. The gallery is open to the public daily, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m-5:00 pm.
Thu
Apr
14
UW-Madison’s Tiffany Merritt-Brown was recently awarded $10,465 from the Virginia Horne Henry Fund for Women’s Physical Education. Merritt-Brown will graduate in May with a BFA from the School of Education’s Dance Department. The award will allow Merritt-Brown to present her original choreography, “INFLUX,” internationally. Merritt-Brown and her cast of nine dancers will attend the World Dance Alliance-Americas (WDA-A) Conference at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, Aug. 7-12.
Wed
Apr
13
Chris Walker's solo, “Walk With Me,” danced by Marlon Simms, was recently performed at the National Dance Theatre Company's 35th Morning of Movement and Music in Kingston, Jamaica. Walker is an assistant professor with the School of Education's Dance Department.
Tue
Apr
12
Members of UW-Madison’s Dance Department will be taking part in a Mad City Flash Mob event Saturday, April 16, at 3 p.m. They will be ​participating in the National Water Dance Project, Madison City Flash Mob. The Water Dance raises awareness about local water ecology and conservation while raising money to support local lakes. The flash mob will take place at the following locations: Green space at Tripp Commons Residence Hall on the UW-Madison campus; and Winnequah Park in the Madison suburb of Monona.
Mon
Apr
11
The School of Education will be hosting Well Wisconsin for the School of Education employees on Wednesday, May 11th from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in 159 Education.
Mon
Apr
11
UW-Madison Associate Professor Kate Corby’s short film “Hungars Beach,” was selected to be screened at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival. The short, which will be screened on Sunday, April 17 at 3:15 p.m., combines choreography and images to create an energetic, tense and gorgeous experimental film. Corby is a faculty member with the School of Education's Dance Department who is a contemporary choreographer, movement educator and performer.
Mon
Apr
11
Three senior students with the School of Education’s Dance Department will present their undergraduate work at this year's Annual Undergraduate Symposium Thursday, April 14. Tiffany Merritt-Brown, Brigid Transon and Julia Lindberg will be taking part in the event that allows students from across the UW-Madison campus showcase their creativity, achievement, research, service-learning and community-based research.
Fri
Apr
08
The School of Education recently launched a new Summer Term website -- summer.education.wisc.edu -- to help students more easily discover all that our highly ranked School has to offer. In all, the School's Summer Term website highlights more than 150 unique courses focused around the arts, education and health. Make sure and check out this information today, as enrollment for Summer Term is already underway.
Mon
Apr
04
The UW-Madison Dance Department’s annual H'Doubler student concert will be performed April 14 to 16. This year's concert -- titled “things as they are” -- will feature a mix of solo, duet and group works that explore what is real and what is everyday for these student artists. This year’s performances will again be held at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in Lathrop Hall. Showtime on April 14 and 15 is 8 p.m., with the concert starting at 2:30 p.m. on April 16. The Dance Department is housed in the School of Education.
Sun
Mar
06
This year marks a decade for the Line Breaks Festival, the largest hip-hop theater festival in the Midwest, which will take place Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13 at the Overture Center for the Arts. Line Breaks is produced annually by UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) and is curated by Chris Walker, artistic director of First Wave and an associate professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department. The 2016 festival’s theme is, “Perform the Word: From Idea to Page to Performance.”
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