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Departmental Productions

Momentum

Choreography by guest Camille A. Brown and faculty Amy Chavasse, Bill DeYoung, and Peter Sparling

February 4-7, 2016

Power Center

Curtain Call Fridays

We are thrilled to add post-performance discussions immediately following the Friday performance. Moderated by members of the department faculty and featuring a rotating array of cast and artistic team members, Curtain Call Fridays offer a rare opportunity for audience members to talk about the production, exploring topics that range from the rehearsal process to character development to the creative decisions behind the production or issues raised by the work.

Student Concerts

U-M Dance Day

Sunday, February 7 - 9:30am
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets $8 (includes concert, classes, and lunch)

This event is for High School Dance students

Schedule:
9:30-10:30 am- Arrival, Backstage Tour

11:00 am- 12:15 pm- Dance Master Class with Bosmat Nossan or Robin Wilson

12:30 -1:30 pm Pizza Lunch and Admissions Talk

2:00 pm- Attend performance of Momentum

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Momentum

Feb. 4 at 7:30 PM
Feb. 5 & 6 at 8 PM
Feb. 7 at 2 PM
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Reserved seating $28/$22/$12 with student ID

Choreography by guest artist Camille A. Brown, and faculty Amy Chavasse, Peter Sparling, & Bill DeYoung
Dept. of Dance

Momentum combines four new dance works revealing four distinct visions of motion.
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MFA Dance Concert #1

4/1/2016 @ 7:30 PM
4/2/2016 @ 7:30 PM
Duderstadt Center (Media Union), Video Studio
Tickets $7 available at the door one hour prior to show.

Original dance works presented by Anthony Alterio and Charles Gushue, in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Fine Arts in Dance degree.

MFA Dance Concert #2

4/7/2016 @ 8:00 PM
4/8/2016 @ 8:00 PM
4/9/2016 @ 8:00 PM
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Tickets $7 available at the door one hour prior to show.

Original dance works presented by Amy Cadwallader and Michael Parmelee, in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Master of Fine Arts in Dance degree.

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Dance Lecture Demonstration: Bosmat Nossan

Wednesday, April 13 - 2:00pm
The Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI
Free - no tickets required

The Influences of Gaga

Bosmat Nossan, visiting Israeli Dance Artist, U-M Department of Dance, joined by Professor and Chair of U-M Department of Dance Jessica Fogel and U-M dancers.

As a part of the annual Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival, U-M Dance majors and graduate students will perform new repertory created by Bosmat Nossan, who danced with Ohad Naharin’s Batsheva Dance Company for several years. Nossan has been in residence at U-M during the Winter 2016 term, teaching courses in dance repertory and Gaga technique.

Sponsored by the U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, the Israel Institute Schusterman Visiting Artist Program,U-M Center for World Performance Studies, and U-M Department of Dance,

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Intro-Level Dance Class Showing

Wednesday, April 13 - 5:30pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Free - no tickets required

The U-M Department of Dance offers classes in modern dance, ballet, hip-hop, jazz and improvisation to the general student body. Taught by first and second-year graduate students, the members of these classes present individual compositions and group dances during this end-of-semester showing.

BFA Dance Concert

4/14/2016 @ 8:00 PM
4/15/2016 @ 8:00 PM
4/16/2016 @ 8:00 PM
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Tickets $7 available at the door one hour prior to show.

A Quandry

Original dance works presented by Maeve McEwen, Ayana McPherson, and Lena Oren.

Freshman Touring Company Performance

Sunday, April 17 - 12:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Free - no tickets required

First-year dance majors at U-M are all members of the Freshman Touring Company. They work with invited guest artists throughout the Winter term to learn new dances that are then performed throughout the Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit area. This on-campus performance of their program is for the "Friends of Dance" donors and the general public.

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Congolese Dance Class Showing

Sunday, April 17 - 3:15pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Free - no tickets required

Dancers in Congolese classes led by renowned African dance master teacher Biza Sompa give a presentation of dances learned this semester. These exciting and rhythmic dances are accompanied by live drumming.

Choreography, Performance, Production, and Design Show

Monday, April 18 - 8:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Free tickets required - available at the door one hour prior to show

First year master of fine arts candidates Carlos Funn, Sadie Lehmker, Robert Daniel Holmes Maynard, and Molly Paberzs present dance works created in this course, which examines the various elements that go into the creation and mounting of a show.

Emerging Dance Artists Performance

Wednesday, April 20 - 8:00pm
Dance Building, Betty Pease Studio Theatre
Free tickets required - available at front door one hour prior to show

U-M Dance majors present projects of new choreography and works-in-progress.

 

 

 

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