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Gala Festival: dance40@bowdoin

Celebrating Bowdoin Dance 1971-2011

Save the Date!
Please join us for a gala festival as we celebrate 40 years of dance with Bowdoin students, faculty, alumni, and some outstanding guest artists.

FEATURE ARTICLE: Festival Applauds Four Decades of Dance at Bowdoin

2005 Dance Concert

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Calendar:


KEIGWIN + COMPANY Dance Company
Elements

Kegwin + DancersSaturday, April 9
7:00 Pickard Theater

Larry Keigwin is artistic director of KEIGWIN + COMPANY, founded in 2003 to create and share provocative, witty and engaging dances. Combining physicality with theatricality, K+C’s electrifying brand of contemporary dance samples a variety of mediums and fuses art with entertainment.

Following the performance, the Association of Bowdoin Friends will host a reception in Drake Lobby.


Ticket info: Free admission. Tickets available at the Smith Union information desk (207-725-3375), and immediately before the show at the Pickard/Wish box office. Free tickets for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends, available at the McLelland Building (207-725-3253). Tickets available beginning March 28th. NOTE: TICKETS EXPIRE 15 minutes before show time.

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Professor Charlotte Griffin
Dance In Focus

Dance for Camera Sunday, April 10
7:00 Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall

Dance In Focus is an international selection of short dance films curated by Assistant Professor of Dance Charlotte Griffin. This program investigates the aesthetically and culturally diverse genre of Dance for the Camera.
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A discussion of the works.

Ticket info
: Free admission. Tickets available at the Smith Union information desk (207-725-3375), and immediately before the show at the door. Free tickets for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends, available at the McLelland Building (207-725-3253). Tickets available beginning March 28th. NOTE: TICKETS EXPIRE 15 minutes before show time.

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Troika Ranch Dance Company
loopdiver

Wednesday-Thursday, April 13-14
7:00 Wish Theater

Troika Ranch is the collaborative vision of artists Mark Coniglio and Dawn Stoppiello. Troika RanchEstablished in 1994, and maintaining a troika of home bases in Portland, Oregon, New York City and Berlin, Germany, Troika Ranch produces live performances, interactive installations, and digital films, all of which combine traditional aspects of these forms with advanced technologies. The artists’ mission in producing this wide range of art experiences is to create artwork that best reflects and engages contemporary society.
Ticket info: Free admission. At this point, remaining tickets will be available ONLY immediately before the show at the Pickard/Wish Box office at Memorial Hall, beginning at 6:00 pm.  NOTE: TICKETS EXPIRE 15 minutes before show time.


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Spring Dance Concert
Spring Dance Department Show

1976 She was a Visitor Thursday-Saturday, April 14-16 
8:00 Pickard Theater

Ticket info: Free admission. Tickets available at the Smith Union information desk (207-725-3375), and immediately before the show at the door. Free tickets for members of the Association of Bowdoin Friends, available at the McLelland Building (207-725-3253). Tickets available beginning March 28th. NOTE: TICKETS EXPIRE 15 minutes before show time.

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Friday, April 15

Alumni Masterclass
1:00 (New) Dance Studio, 16 Maine St Station

Alumni Informal Showcase
2:30-4:00 (New) Dance Studio, 16 Maine St Station

Alumni reception
5:00 Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union

Alumni and Faculty dinner
6:00 Main Lounge, Moulton Union

(Spring Dance Concert)
8:00 Pickard Theater

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Claudia LaRocco

Saturday, April 16

Alumni/Student coffee and networking
10:00 am Main Lounge, Moulton Union (new venue)

Perspectives on Dance, Now and Then
A Conversation with June Vail and Claudia LaRocco '00
11:00 am Main Lounge, Moulton Union (new venue)

An informal conversation about dance’s changing choreographies, ideologies, aesthetic goals and social meanings over the past forty years, with Claudia La Rocco ’00, a dance critic for the New York Times, and Professor June Vail, dance critic, author, and founder of the dance program at Bowdoin.

June Vail(Alumni impromtu dance rehearsal)
2:00 Pickard Theater

(Spring Dance Concert with Alumni dance)
8:00 Pickard Theater

(Closing Dance Party with Alumni)
10:00 Wish Theater



Contact info for Bowdoin Dance alumni
Alumni, we would love to hear from you.  Please contact us at dance40@bowdoin.edu


dance40@bowdoin
is made possible with funds from the Donald M. Zuckert '56 Visiting Professorship, the Alice Cooper Morse Fund for the Performing Arts, the Blythe Bickel Edwards Fund, and the June Vail Fund for Dance.