Fall 2017

The Storytellers

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7:00 PM
Music Building Recital Hall

Choreographer Joy Madden and a spirited company of dancers spin a tale of heartbreak, humor and overcrowding in an Irish Catholic family.

Created by Joy Madden; Performed by Mireya Guerra, Jessie Owens, Jenna Giguere, David Kreiss-Tomkins, Laila Copperansky, and Joy Madden.

Free and open to the public

Vermont/Nebraska Dance Sampler

Thursday & Friday, September 7 & 8, 2017 – 7:30 PM
Music Recital Hall (Redstone Campus)
Admission: $5 (cash or check at the door, please!)

This performance supports ongoing collaborations between dance at the University of Vermont and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The evening will feature dance works from three dance groups:

sloDance (Lincoln, NE)
Artistic Director: Susan Levine Ourada, with guest choreographers Paul Besaw and Hye-Won Hwang
Paula Higa Dance & Ers (Burlington, VT)
Artistic Director: Paula Higa
Embi (Lincoln, NE)
Artistic Directors: Marisol Herling and Beth Jensen

Dance Program – Fall Auditions

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
7:00-9:00 pm
Mann Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)

Come prepared to learn new dance sequences and improvisational structures. Emphasis on creating a comfortable environment where everybody can have fun and show the best of themselves!

Auditions for the following projects:

  • DNCE 175 Dance Repertory: Guest Artist Avi Waring will set a dynamic new dance work on students; to be performed in the annual spring Dancing Uphill concert (see spring event listing below).
  • DNCE 177 Site Performance Practicum: Faculty member Paula Higa will direct a new site-specific performance that will be created and performed in the fall semester (see event listing below).
  • Dance projects created by composition students enrolled in DNCE 160/260.

(Note: if you have a time conflict that you absolutely cannot adjust, but would like to be considered, please contact Paul.Besaw@uvm.edu.)