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Arts Calendar: Dance in Statewide

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Nov
19
2019

Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble Middlebury and Afropop Band

Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble Middlebury and Afropop Band

This concert opens with the African Music and Dance Ensemble performing repertoire that showcases the stylistic diversity and instrumental richness of traditional East African musical cultures. The performance also highlights the dynamic, communal, and interactive nature of African societies. The second half of the concert features the Afropop Band performing in musical styles from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa. Using pop and rock instrumentation, the group’s repertoire blends traditional African musical idioms with various Western and Afro-diasporic styles. Free

11/19/19 7:30pm

McCullough Student Center, Wilson Hall, Middlebury

Friday, November 22, 2019
Nov
22
2019
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Nov
23
2019

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

This dynamic evening of ideas in motion showcases choreography by emerging student dance artists and the annual Newcomers’ Piece. The evening is directed by Assistant Professor Laurel Jenkins in collaboration with the choreographers. Tickets: $15 public/$12 Midd ID card holders/$8 youth/$6 Midd students; on sale November 4

11/22/19 7:30pm - 11/23/19 11:59pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre, Middlebury

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Nov
22
2019
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Nov
23
2019

Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Concert

This dynamic evening of ideas in motion showcases choreography by emerging student dance artists and the annual Newcomers’ Piece. The evening is directed by Assistant Professor Laurel Jenkins in collaboration with the choreographers. Tickets: $15 public/$12 Midd ID card holders/$8 youth/$6 Midd students; on sale November 4

11/22/19 7:30pm - 11/23/19 11:59pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theatre, Middlebury

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Dec
7
2019

Ballet Wolcott presents The Nutcracker

Ballet Wolcott presents The Nutcracker

In this beloved holiday ballet, Clara receives a magical and mysterious gift from her uncle—a gift that sends her on a journey through a snowstorm to the Magical Castle, where the Sugar Plum Fairy enchants her with beautiful dances from around the world. Directed by Artistic Director Brandy Ofciarcik Perez, Ballet Wolcott’s Youth Company and students are joined by community members to dance among imaginative sets wearing stunning costumes created by local designers. Set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, The Nutcracker offers fun and fantasy for the entire family!
Advance tickets are $20, seniors and students $15. At the door tickets are $30, seniors and students $20.

12/7/19 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Dec
8
2019

Ballet Wolcott presents The Nutcracker

Ballet Wolcott presents The Nutcracker

In this beloved holiday ballet, Clara receives a magical and mysterious gift from her uncle—a gift that sends her on a journey through a snowstorm to the Magical Castle, where the Sugar Plum Fairy enchants her with beautiful dances from around the world. Directed by Artistic Director Brandy Ofciarcik Perez, Ballet Wolcott’s Youth Company and students are joined by community members to dance among imaginative sets wearing stunning costumes created by local designers. Set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, The Nutcracker offers fun and fantasy for the entire family!
Advance tickets are $20, seniors and students $15. At the door tickets are $30, seniors and students $20.

12/8/19 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Monday, December 23, 2019
Dec
23
2019

The Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Nutcracker

The Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Nutcracker

A timeless story, The Nutcracker, takes audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world of enchantment complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Presented by The Bolshoi Ballet, an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi is among the world’s oldest ballet companies. The Bolshoi is recognized as one of the foremost ballet companies in the world.

Tickets: Tickets $17 adults, $10 ages 12 and under
AARP discount $13.60

12/23/19 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Jan
19
2020

Breton Fest-Noz

Breton Fest-Noz

The traditional music, dance, and flavors of Brittany—the “Celtic” region of northwestern France—is highlighted at the College’s second Fest-Noz (Breton night festival). Join piper Timothy Cummings and special guests for authentic music, participatory dances, and crêpes and cider. Free

1/19/20 4:00pm

Le Château, Grand Salon, Middlebury

Friday, January 24, 2020
Jan
24
2020
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Jan
25
2020

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Presence as Performance

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Presence as Performance

Butoh artist Meshi Chavez believes that radical engagement requires radical attentiveness. This inquiry into performativity is crucial to the inception and development of a thought-provoking project directed by Scholar in Residence Karima Borni in collaboration with Chavez, accessing embodied presence to cultivate authenticity and responsiveness. Tickets: $15 public/$12 Midd ID card holders/$8 youth/$6 Midd students; on sale January 6

1/24/20 7:30pm - 1/25/20 11:59pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theater, Middlebury

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Jan
24
2020
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Jan
25
2020

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Presence as Performance

The Dance Company of Middlebury: Presence as Performance

Butoh artist Meshi Chavez believes that radical engagement requires radical attentiveness. This inquiry into performativity is crucial to the inception and development of a thought-provoking project directed by Scholar in Residence Karima Borni in collaboration with Chavez, accessing embodied presence to cultivate authenticity and responsiveness. Tickets: $15 public/$12 Midd ID card holders/$8 youth/$6 Midd students; on sale January 6

1/24/20 7:30pm - 1/25/20 11:59pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Dance Theater, Middlebury

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Feb
5
2020

Che Malambo

Che Malambo

The Argentine company Che Malambo excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming of the bombos, singing, and whirling boleadoras (lassos with stones on the end). Presenting a thrilling, percussive dance and music spectacle, the company’s work celebrates the unique South American cowboy tradition of the gaucho. This powerhouse all-male company of gauchos is directed by French choreographer and former ballet dancer Gilles Brinas.

Tickets: $25-$55

2/5/20 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe

Friday, March 13, 2020
Mar
13
2020
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Mar
14
2020

Lida Winfield Dance: IMAGINARY

Lida Winfield Dance: IMAGINARY

Mixing dance, theater, storytelling, and original music performed live, IMAGINARY is a quirky and innovative yet socially poignant work that explores perception in relationship to the imagination. The performance sifts through facts, allegations, and possibilities, bringing together the creative capacities of six amazing artists, many with Middlebury connections: Winfield, visiting assistant professor of dance; Laurel Jenkins, assistant professor of dance; Matthew Evan Taylor, assistant professor of music; alumna Ellen Smith Ahern ’05; Joseph Hall; and former W. Mellon Interdisciplinary Choreographer Maree ReMalia.

3/13/20 7:30pm - 3/14/20 9:30pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Middlebury

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Mar
13
2020
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Mar
14
2020

Lida Winfield Dance: IMAGINARY

Lida Winfield Dance: IMAGINARY

Mixing dance, theater, storytelling, and original music performed live, IMAGINARY is a quirky and innovative yet socially poignant work that explores perception in relationship to the imagination. The performance sifts through facts, allegations, and possibilities, bringing together the creative capacities of six amazing artists, many with Middlebury connections: Winfield, visiting assistant professor of dance; Laurel Jenkins, assistant professor of dance; Matthew Evan Taylor, assistant professor of music; alumna Ellen Smith Ahern ’05; Joseph Hall; and former W. Mellon Interdisciplinary Choreographer Maree ReMalia.

3/13/20 7:30pm - 3/14/20 9:30pm

Mahaney Arts Center, Middlebury