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Dance Program

Upcoming Dance Program Events


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bullet Dancing Uphill 2016

Highlighting UVM dance student performers, the concert includes choreography by UVM dance faculty, UVM composition students, and professional guest dance artists. This year will be directed by Paul Besaw and will feature works by dance faculty/guest artists Paul Besaw, Clare Byrne, Katherine Ferrier, Chatch Pregger, and Lynn Ellen Schimoler. Student choreography by Olivia Malone, Mollie Morgan, Annie Parmalee, and Kyla Paul. Original music by faculty composers David Feurzeig and Yutaka Kono. Technical direction and design coordination by Bert Crosby.

Thursday-Saturday, March 17-19, 2016 - 7:30 PM nightly
plus a matinee performance Saturday at 2:00 PM
Mann Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)
Tickets: $10 (cash or check only please)

For more information or ticket reservations, contact

bullet Ravelling: Spring Site Performance Showcase

This spring dance program event will take audience on a journey through Southwick and surrounding environs to witness site-specific movement works, connected by unique performance, music and design threads. Student choreographers and concept-creators include Molly Kaye, Sarah Macdonald, Annie Parmalee, Kyla Paul, Stephanie Liz Rivas, and Emily Velush. Guest artist Jennifer Monson will be creating work as part of this event, in her last visit as a UVM Marsh Professor-at-Large. Directed by Clare Byrne, with technical direction and assistance by Bert Crosby.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - Two Shows: 4:00 PM & 5:30 PM
Meet in the Lobby of Southwick Hall (Redstone Campus)
Free and open to the public

bullet Dance End-of-the-Semester Showing!

Presentation of class projects and independent student work. Contact if you would like to present something!

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Southwick Hall Ballroom (Redstone Campus)
Free and open to the public

bullet American College Dance Association 2016

Students, faculty, and staff will be traveling to Springfield College February 11-14 to attend the annual ACDA New England Conference. Student work from UVM will be presented and students will take part in a whole array of master classes. Please contact if you are interested in participating.

bullet The Solo Workshop: Doubling Down

Make sure not to miss this collaboration between the UVM Lane Series and the Department of Music and Dance. Features dance faculty Paul Besaw and Selene Colburn, as well as music faculty Patricia Julien, David Neiweem and Ray Vega in music/dance collaborations with Middlebury College music and dance artists.

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Music Recital Hall (Redstone Campus)
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