Community Dance Events

Five College Dance supports this vibrant community of talented creators, performers and audience members who love dance.  This listing helps you to find a community event to support. Please also visit our Five College Dance Events page to see what's happening every week on our five campuses! 

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Contemporary Performance Piece: This is an invitation to work with Em Papineau (SC '21J) and Sofia Engelman (SC '19). You would be working with them to create a two minute section for a work which will be presented in late February at the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought in downtown Northampton. They would like to have as many dancers as possible! 

If you are available for ALL of the below times and are interested in participating in this project, please reach out to AND
PERFORMANCE Fri. and Sat., Feb. 28 and 29, 8pm at SCDT (please block out 4pm onward on Feb 28 and 6pm onward on Feb 29)
REHEARSALS Sun., Feb. 9 9-12pm at Smith College, Sun., Feb 23 9-10:30am at SCDT 

Saturday, February 15—Sunday, March 16, 2020
10am (Mar 14) - 5pm (Mar 15) 
Ages 18+, Scholarships available! Fees inclusive of workshop, training & meals: $240 | $290 includes on-site housing. 
REGISTER TODAY for this exciting learning opportunity!

Saturday, February 22nd
Free Performance Installation - Between me and the other world By Zaccho Dance Theatre
Pre-Show panel at 6:00 PM
Perfromances at 7, 7:30, 8, and 8:30 PM
Bard College at Simon's Rock, McConnell Theater, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington
Haigood's Zaccho Dance Theatre comes to Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington to present a performance installation that explores race, identity, and W. E. B. Du Bois' seminal work The Souls of Black Folk.
Audiences are welcome to move around the space between projections and dancers. Rotating performances loop every 30 minutes.
Free; reservations required. This performance contains some violent imagery; parental discretion advised.

Saturday, April 11, 2020
Dance Education Workshop led by Ann Biddle 
10:00am - 4:00pm (including optional 2pm In Process Showing)
Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) at Jacob's Pillow358 George Carter Rd, Becket, MA 01223
FREE, Ages 16+, Open to all Levels
REGISTER TODAY for this exciting learning opportunity!