What's Happening

Professor Gill Miller
Faculty
Professor of Dance and Women's Studies Gill Miller retires from Denison after 41 years.
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Winter 2022 cover
Denison Magazine
Conversations with faculty about what it means to teach — and to trigger those amazing moments of illumination
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Emma Margo '23 dancing
Performances
In anticipation for the upcoming dance concert, “In/Visible Spectrum,” a member of the choreography class, Emma Margo ‘23, shed light on her piece.
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Fiona Shepherd & Sebastian Goodman
Internships
A Q&A with Fiona Shepherd and Sebastian Goodman about their summer scholars work.
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Alumni
Samantha Hyde '12 has a master's in library science and manages the African American Dance Company at Indiana University.
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Performance outside the Eisner Center
In the News
Denison's Eisner Center director talks about keeping the arts alive during the year-plus of COVID-19.
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Performances
The Denison Department of Dance presents its spring dance concerts, Moving Resilience I & II, from May 6th to May 8th.
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Newsletters
Student Group exploring ballet in casual and supportive ways
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Fairs & Festivals
Moving Resiliency: A Screendance Festival on Friday, February 26 7 & 8pm; Saturday, February 27, 7pm
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Faculty
Dance Hub interviews former Denison Dance faculty Susan Alexander.
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BRANCH performance
Performances
BRANCH: a performance practice exploring groundedness and connection in unpredictable times
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Internships
Summer scholar research projects completed in the dance department in Summer 2020.
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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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Alex Cook
Alumni
Alex Cook '11, with Mark Morris Dance Group, oversees faculty and curricula throughout more than 40 partnerships in New York City.
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Dance Ohio5 Conference
Conferences & Symposia
Hosted by the Denison University Department of Dance, on Saturday, Feb. 15, this one-day conference is open to Ohio Five dance students and faculty.
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Dancers photo by David Hou
Performances
Denison is pleased to announce a collaboration with Red Sky Performance, a leading company of contemporary Indigenous performance.
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Vaval Victor
Performances
No Single Perspective, presented by the Dance Department, is a collaborative concert of four works composed by faculty and performed by students.
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Michael D. Eisner Center for performing arts
Performances
A full listing of Denison's offered events during the Granville Christmas Candlelight Walking Tour taking place Saturday, Dec. 7.
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Dedication ceremony for the Michael D. Eisner Center for the performing arts
Featured News
Denison dedicates the Eisner Center, highlighting the interdisciplinary energy of dance, music and theatre.
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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
In the News
Denison's beloved Vail Series celebrates 40 years with a stellar line-up.
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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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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
In the News
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
In the News
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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