What's Happening

Group of dancers
Performances
Ex/Body: wake, dam, steel will be performed in the Martin Theater, Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 8 & 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm.
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Group of student dancers in motion
Performances
Denison's Dance Department presents Dance with Ethel. This performance will take place in the Eisner Center, Thorsen Dance Studio on October 10th 2019.
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Vail performers
Denison's beloved Vail Series celebrates 40 years with a stellar line-up.
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Connie Bergstein Dow '73 teaching ballet
Alumni
Dance major Connie Bergstein Dow '73 wants to engage children with dance through her book, "From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play."
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Olivier Tarpaga
Awards & Honors
The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded Denison a grant for a performing arts initiative.
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Sudesh Mantillake performs his work My Devil Dance
Visiting Artists
A week-long Sri Lankan residency brings dancers, scholars and musicians to Central Ohio for a unique opportunity for cross-cultural engagement.
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Dancer from Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak
A performance by Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak investigates the alchemy that occurs between performer and audience.
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Count Down Trio
Performances
This project is a collaboration with Denison Dance Department & Vail Series featuring live music and includes the performances of Denison Dance students.
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Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders '73
Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders '73, CEO of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Dayton.
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Conferences & Symposia
The 6th Annual Dance Ohio 5 Conference on Saturday Feb. 23, 2019 had over 60 students and faculty in attendance.
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Of Whales, Time, and Your Last Attempt to Reach Me performace
Performances
Molly Shanahan / Mad Shak presents, "Of Whales, Time, and Your Last Attempt to Reach Me"
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Performances
"Mouse Marlow" is an informal performance by James Graham showing at the Doane Dance Performance Space from 12-1 pm on March 12th 2019.
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Bridget Ryan and Alex Rivera
Performances
Alex Rivera and Bridget Ryan present “We were, We are, We will”, a pairing of two senior research performance solos.
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Faye Driscoll performing
Performances
Faye Driscoll performing her latest work at the Doane Dance Performance Space at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
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L. Graciella Maiolatesi '16
Alumni
La Femme Dance Festival celebrates choreography by women of Black/African Diaspora/African descent, featuring work by L. Graciella Maiolatesi '16.
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Bryn Du Mansion
Performances
Students taking the course Site Dance: Body and Environment will perform site works on the 3rd floor of Bryn Du Mansion in Granville.
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Bryn Du Mansion
Performances
Seven Denison students and members of the Site Dance: Body & Environment course will present their final project.
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Departmental Fellows
Each spring, dance dept. faculty & students elect rising seniors and juniors from any majors/minors to be Department Fellows for following academic year.
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I Become We performance
Faculty
A Q&A about performances of the Dance Department Fall Events: “I Become We.”
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Robert Ssempijja
Visiting Artists
The Department of Dance will have Robert Ssempijja in residency, November 11th-14th, teaching courses in African Diaspora and Modern/Postmodern.
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A still from "I Become We"
Performances
The Denison Department of Dance presents I BECOME WE, a pairing of two new pieces presented in two different spaces over the course of three days
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Olivier Tarpaga
Visiting Artists
The Department of Dance hosts international artists Gabi Saranouffi, (Madagascar/South Africa), Olivier Tarpaga, (Burkina Faso/USA).
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Anneleen Keppens
Visiting Artists
Anneleen Keppens will discuss her work and research that went into the making of her latest performance 'The moon is the moon is the moon'.
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The moon is the moon is the moon
Performances
The moon is the moon is the moon is a dance performance that seeks to deepen the experience of the viewer.
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Students dancing
Performances
The Denison Department of Dance welcomes you to come audition for their Fall concert.
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still image of students dancing
Performances
The Department of Dance presents a spring dance concert “Move Moved Moving” featuring works by Visiting Artist Molly Shanahan ’90 and Sandra Mathern.
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Students dancing - an image taken from behind
Workshops & Info Sessions
Come join the Dance faculty as they share what they know about many festivals and workshops around the US and internationally at this informational.
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Sudesh Mantillake
Visiting Artists
Sudesh Mantillake will present a video of his piece, 'My Devil Dance', followed by a Q&A.
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Visiting Artists
Artist Jamie McHugh presents 'Inner and Outer Landscapes'
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Emily Farrow '18
Performances
Denison University senior dance major Emily Farrow presents her choreographed work, Cracks in Code, a culmination of her yearlong research in dance.
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What's Happening

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Dance with Ethel

Denison's Dance Department presents Dance with Ethel. This performance will take place in the Eisner Center, Thorsen Dance Studio on October 10th 2019.

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