The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
The new work by internationally renowned composer Tarik O'Regan explores themes of surveillance and privacy. Free concert takes place at Hill Auditorium on Feb. 15 at 8 pm.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
2:00pm, Walgreen Drama Center, Arthur Miller Theatre
9/9/2017 @ 8:00 PM
9/10/2017 @ 2:00 PM
Associate Professor of Dance Amy Chavasse brings together colleagues from the Department of Theatre & Drama Tzveta Kassobova and Malcolm Tulip, along with New York-based BFA dance alums Sarah Konner and Austin Selden to present three original works of movement, text, and theatre.
Emi, Amy and Mimi, the Celebrated Love Partners, and their Bicycle, Emi Nomo is a new trio by Amy Chavasse, Sarah Konner, and Austin Selden that imagines three characters bound together through a shared memory of something lost. Constructed around tightly hewn rhythms that draw the performers together in ecstatic proximity, a fantastical narrative emerges. deux dogtooth is a duet for Chavasse and Tulip that moves between precise gesture and text, and improvisational tasks that question categories and the names of things, To Scale is a duet performed by Tzveta Kassabova and visual artist Heimo Wallner, which was developed in Bulgaria in 2016. Free - no tickets required
2:00pm, Earl V. Moore Building, McIntosh Theatre
As part of the Youth & Adult Community Program offerings, new SMTD string bass faculty Maximillian Dimoff and artist-in-residence Ranaan Meyer will present a faculty recital and master class, providing high school bass students the opportunity to supplement their studies through interaction with University faculty whose insight and experience exemplify the highest levels of musical achievement. Free - no tickets required
5:00pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Dr. Frank Chiou is assistant professor of music and the head of piano and music theory at Ohio Wesleyan University. As a performer, Chiou is at home not only as a soloist but also as a chamber musician, and he enjoys collaborating in a variety of settings, from songs and piano duets to larger ensembles with strings or winds. His pedagogical research centers on the bearing of music analysis on performance and teaching. Free - no tickets required
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