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On Friday, October 26, 2018 visiting Assistant Professors Julie Mulvihill and Joya Powell presented Wrapped in Us, an evening of multidisciplinary, visceral, risk-taking and performance sharing. In Composing Compromise: A Performance Collage, performers and audience traverse together, sharing choice and change. Together with the space and the audience, the performers explored in movement the act […]

Fall Photos: Mythili Prakash

On Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Crowell Concert Hall, Mythili Prakash made her Connecticut debut to conclude the 42nd annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan. The dynamic Mythili Prakash began her career as a Bharata Natyam performer at the age of eight. Since 1990, she has toured as a soloist in the United Kingdom, Scotland, France, […]

On Friday, September 21, 2018 crackling with high-energy physicality, Point of Interest (2016) featured a series of solos, duets, and quintets set to Raphael Xavier’s soundscape of beats, spoken word poetry, and musical rhythms. Philadelphia-based Raphael Xavier is a self-taught hip hop dancer and breaking artist originally from Wilmington, Delaware. A photographer, musician, and former […]

On Friday, August 31, 2018 first year students in the Class of 2022 partnered with choreographer Heidi Latsky to create her installation ON DISPLAY on Andrus Field. Followed by a fire dancing performance by the student group Prometheus. A deconstructed art exhibition/fashion show, ON DISPLAY is a commentary on the body as spectacle and on […]

On Saturday, April 7, 2018 The Dance Department honored Susan Lourie’s 40 years of teaching at Wesleyan with a tribute performance featuring invited alumni, guests, and current faculty and students. The performance was preceded by informal movement-based activities and performance by alumni along with Susan Lourie in the Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio. Photos by Sandy […]

On Monday, March 26, 2018 long-time Wesleyan professor, Susan Lourie gave a dance class at the Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

On Friday, February 16, 2018 A musical dialogue between the east and west, Koto 360° featured traditional Japanese instruments alongside classical guitar, tap dancing, and percussion. This concert included contemporary compositions by Hikaru Sawai, John Neptune, and a New England premiere by Celil Refik Kaya. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view […]

On Friday, February 9, 2018 Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group returned to Wesleyan with the Connecticut premiere of Citizen (2016), questioning what it means to belong and what it means to not want to belong. The work was inspired by the histories of iconic African-Americans who faced prevalent contradictions and irony connected to individuality, […]

On Thursday, November 9, 2017 Meredith Monk was joined by Danspace Project’s Judy Hussie-Taylor in conversation. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

Fall Photos: Meredith Monk Workshop

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Meredith Monk hosted a workshop. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

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