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Dance News

Wed
Feb
13
Associate Professor of Dance, Artistic Director of First Wave, and Artistic Director of NuMoRune Collaborative Chris Walker will direct the annual "Moonshine" events this February as a part of Black History Month. The event celebrates African and Caribbean dance, as well as hip-hop, poetry, singing, chanting, and more.
Tue
Feb
12
A recent book from UW-Madison’s Andrea Harris, "Making Ballet American: Modernism Before and Beyond Balanchine,” has been named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2018. Her book challenges the belief that George Balanchine's arrival in the U.S. marked the origin of the bold neoclassical style that is celebrated as the first American manifestation of the art form. Harris is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Fri
Feb
01
UW-Madison’s Dance Department, housed in the School of Education, presents its annual faculty concert, “The Winter Rise,” Feb. 7-9 and 14-16 at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in Lathrop Hall. “The Winter Rise” will feature the work of guest artist Dyane Harvey-Salaam from Forces of Nature Dance Theatre. Contemporary dance works from UW-Madison faculty artists Li Chiao-Ping, Liz Sexe, Collette Stewart, and Chris Walker will also be presented.
Thu
Jan
10
Two local media outlets gave glowing reviews to dance performances created by UW-Madison’s Li Chiao-Ping and her Li Chiao-Ping Dance team. In these reviews, Li was named a "Madison treasure" (Isthmus) whose "earnest performance" (Badger Herald) was a "thought-provoking experience" (Badger Herald) which gave "goosebumps and a sense of total satisfaction" (Isthmus) to the audience. Li is a Vilas Professor at UW-Madison and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Wed
Jan
02
The Division of the Arts is dedicated to providing research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts. This program recognizes achievements and professional service, along with offering support for future creative endeavors and research. They offer five awards annually, and one award bi-annually, to faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the arts at UW-Madison.
Mon
Dec
31
After two years of renovations, the City of Madison is reopening the Municipal Building — and it includes the artistic voices of several people with ties to UW-Madison's School of Education.
Wed
Dec
26
The UW-Madison Division of the Arts’ Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) selected three artists to teach in residence and conduct community outreach in Madison for the 2019-20 academic year. Carrie Hanson will be here for the fall 2019 semester and Benjamin Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez will be here for the spring 2020 semester.
Thu
Dec
20
The School of Education’s Virginia Horne Henry Fund for Women’s Physical Education, Movement and the Female Body in Culture is now accepting project proposals and applications for the Distinguished Graduate Fellowships. All UW-Madison faculty, staff and student organizations are welcome to apply. The deadline for proposals is Feb. 1, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Thu
Dec
06
According to an article recently published by Wisconsin State Journal, Lake View Elementary School last year recorded 1,745 calls for behavior support, 10 percent of which involved a violent act.This year, UW-Madison’s dance/movement therapist and Dance Department Senior Lecturer Rena Kornblum is helping to reverse this trend by teaching a violence prevention class called “Peaceful Families, Peaceful Schools.”
Fri
Nov
30
The UW-Madison Dance Department presents its annual Kloepper Concert, a studio performance of new student work, Dec. 8-9. Thirteen student choreographers will present a mix of solo and ensemble works. The students are: Caroline Criste, Lauren Forrest, Charli Harris, Elisa Hildner, Julianna Hom, Lauren John, Haley Johnson, Cassie Last, Lauren Lynch, Sarah Meltzer, Jessica Robling, Megan Schimke, Bailey Seymour and Alice Svetic.
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