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Category Archive for 'Dance'

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.

On Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Wesleyan University CFA Theater, Abraham.In.Motion returned to Wesleyan for the Connecticut premiere of Dearest Home (2017), Kyle Abraham’s newest work. Comprised primarily of solos and duets, Dearest Home focuses on love, longing, and loss while showcasing six dancers’ most vulnerable and intimate states of movement. […]

On Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Spurrier-Snyder Rink, Le Patin Libre made their Connecticut debut with Vertical Influences (2014), a double bill which examines themes of leadership, bullying, individualism, and rivalry with the audience seated on the ice during the second half of the performance, up close as the five skaters perform. The Montréal-based […]

On Friday, September 29, 2017 as part of the 41st annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan, Mallika Sarabhai and three dancers from India’s Darpana Academy of Performing Arts performed Nataraja Vandanam: Love Songs to Shiva, choreographed by Ms. Sarabhai and her mother Mrinalini Sarabhai. In the work, the nayikas (heroines) journey through a wide range of […]

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 A family-friendly celebration of Middletown’s Main Street and the new Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, the Main Street Stroll featured music, street performers, specialty workshops, free admission at Kidcity Children’s Museum, and much more. Inspired by Fete de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), the sixth annual The MASH […]

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