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Dance News

Mon
Oct
24
The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago has nominated UW-Madison’s Chris Walker for a Black Excellence Award in the category of “DANCE - Best Choreographer” for his work “MANIFEST,” which was performed in Muntu Dance Theater's 2015 Fall Concert and Gala titled "One Root, Many Branches." Winners will be announced at the 16th Annual Black Excellence Awards Ceremony & Gala on Monday, Oct. 24, at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago.
Mon
Oct
17
Peggy Choy's "The Greatest" is featured in a WHA-TV/PBS documentary that will air at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. In 2013, The Peggy Choy Dance Company presented “THE GREATEST! Hip Dance Homage to Muhammad Ali” at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York, where Ali once trained. "Ali’s vision of what is ‘the greatest’ in everyone is something I wanted to bring to the public," Choy told The Villager in a 2013 report. The documentary is titled, "The Greatest: A Dance Tribute to Muhammad Ali." Choy is an associate professor with UW-Madison's Dance Department.
Thu
Oct
13
During the halftime show of Saturday night's football showdown between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium, fans will see 90 seconds of dance choreographed by UW-Madison’s Chris Walker. The event will help celebrate the Dance Department's 90th year on campus. Walker is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department. Alongside the UW Marching Band, dance degree students will perform the choreography to a sequence from the Lion King's “The Circle of Life.”
Wed
Oct
05
Chicago-based contemporary dance company Kate Corby & Dancers (KC&D) and the UW-Madison Dance Department present “Compass” Oct. 20-22 in the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall. The concert will open Thursday, Oct​. 20, at 8 p.m. followed by performances on Friday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. and a Saturday matinee at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for students and seniors.
Tue
Oct
04
The UW-Madison Dance Department will help celebrate “Taiwanese Culture in Madison 2016,” from Oct. 19 to Nov. 5. There will be a series of free, public events honoring traditional and contemporary Taiwan culture.
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.
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