Hampshire campus aerial shot of Cole Science building

Dance News and Events 2013-2014

6 FCDD Advanced Placement Auditions: Main Studio, Hampshire College, 4-6 p.m.
9 Performance Project Auditions: Amherst College, Studio 1, 7 p.m.
10 MFA Casting Auditions: Smith College, Scott Studio, 7 p.m.
13 Yom Kippur
18 Hampshire Dance Program Open House: Small Studio, Hampshire College, 7:30 p.m.
18 Div III/Winter Concert Auditions: Main Studio, Hampshire College, 9 p.m.
24 Advising Day (No Classes)
27 FCDD Fall Lecture: Susan Foster Performing Authenticity and the Labor of Dance; Mount Holyoke, Studio Theater, 4:30 p.m.
27-28 Massachusetts Dance Festival: University of Massachusetts

First Generation presents Fo n' Ale: Main Studio, Hampshire College, 4 p.m.

The performance is sponsored by CLA, dean of students office and the Dance Program.
FREE for Hampshire and Five College students
General public: $10 donation to the Performance Project

29 Company Auditions: BoSoma, Danza Organica, Annie Kloppenberg, Eclipse, and IBIT; University of Massachusetts, Totman Room 13, 10:30 a.m.-Noon
4 FCDD Production Workshop #1: Smith College, Mendenhall Green Room, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Admin. Overview and Personnel; Budget; Timeline
9 American College Dance Festival In-Region Member Registration Opens (New England Conference Hosted by Boston University)
12-15 October Break
18 FCDD Production Workshop #2: University of Massachusetts, Totman 204, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Publicity; Lighting Designer and Crew; Theatre Time
6 Advising Day (No Classes)
15 FCDD Production Workshop #3: Mount Holyoke, Kendall Classroom, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Working with Your Lighting Designer
14-16 Mount Holyoke College Faculty Concert: Mount Holyoke, Studio Theater, 8 p.m.
21-23 Smith College Faculty Dance Concert: Smith College, Theater 14, 8 p.m.
6-7 Performance Project: Amherst College, Holden Theater, 8 p.m.
6-7 Bare Bones Concert: Smith College, Scott Studio, 8 p.m.
6-7 University Dancers Concert: University of Massachusetts, Bowker Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
6 Last Day of Classes at University of Massachusetts
10 Last Day of Classes at Mount Holyoke and Smith
11 Last Day of Classes at Hampshire and Amherst
13 Advising Day: No Classes

Winter Dance Concert: Hampshire College, Main Dance Studio, 8 p.m.

Nothing beats winter tedium like clever Ukranians, hooded figures, and quick-witted innocence, all featured in the Hampshire College Winter Dance Concert February 20-22, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the Hampshire College Main Dance Studio Theater.

Student choreographers Allison Gorbach, Miriam King, Niko Koetsch, Ellen Oliver, Sabina Smith-Moreland, Leah Valtin-Erwin, and Hampshire alumnus Chris McMillan showcase thoughtful solo and ensemble work in this eclectic and energizing concert.

Fight the winter blues and make reservations by calling 413.559.5889 or emailing HampDanceReservations@gmail.com beginning February 10. Ticket prices are $10.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students and seniors. Venue is handicapped accessible.
2 Advising Day: No Classes
3-5 Division III Dance Concert: Hampshire College, Main Dance Studio, 8 p.m.
2 Last Day of Classes
17 Commencement


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