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Dance News

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.”
Sat
Feb
20
Li Chiao-Ping Dance and the UW-Madison Dance Department present “Fluid Measure,” March 3 to 5 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall. Li Chiao-Ping Dance will transport audiences across the landscapes of Asian and Western identities Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m., and March 5 at 2:30 p.m. The concert title comes from Artistic Director Li’s new work, “Fluid Measure,” which examines questions of identity and kinship. The piece draws its depth from an integrated cast of company dancers and community performers.
Tue
Feb
16
UW-Madison’s Chris Walker will be directing the 10th annual “Moonshine” -- a campus tradition during Black History month -- on Friday, Feb. 26 at 3:30 p.m. This event, which is free and open to the public, is a festive performance of African, Caribbean and contemporary dance, hip-hop, spoken word, poetry, drumming, chanting and singing. This year's “Moonshine” will honor UW-Madison Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Darrell Bazzell, a steadfast supporter of students of color on campus who is leaving to take a similar position at the University of Texas at Austin.
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