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FCDD Weekly E-Announce 

Events and Announcements for the Five College Dance Community

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Events that are large and BOLD are FCDD events. Events that are smaller and not bolded are local dance events not directly affiliated with the FCDD. View select dance events on the Five College Calendar.

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21 (Wednesday)
African American Dance Symposium Event: Step Dance Workshop with Dance and Step at Amherst College (DASAC) 
Holden Theater, Amherst College

22 (Thursday)
Tess O'Day's Div III: Inhabitance

The Red Barn, Hampshire College

22-23 (Thursday-Friday)
Alive With Dance: Intrinsic Blur
Bowker Auditorium, UMass

23 (Friday)
African American Dance Symposium Event: Film Showing of Carmen and Geoffrey
Learn more about Carmen and Geoffrey here.
Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College

23-24 (Friday-Saturday)
Mount Holyoke Senior Concert: Nevertheless
Studio Theatre, Kendall Hall, Mount Holyoke College

23-25 (Friday-Sunday)
Degrees of Freedom: A Weekend Workshop for Intermediate to Advanced Contact Improv with Chris Aiken
Cambridge Masonic Hall, 1950 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA
Registration required

28 (Wednesday)
Master Class: Int/Adv Ballet with BalletX
Studio 3, Kendall Hall, Mount Holyoke College

29 (Thursday)
Open BalletX Tech Rehearsal
Fine Arts Center, UMass
Meet Associate Artistic Director Tara Keating in the Fine Arts Center lobby at 2:00pm, and stay until 3:00pm.
No preregistration required.

29 (Thursday)
Fine Arts Center, UMass
with post-concert Q&A

30 (Friday) 
Master Class: Intro to Haitian Dance with Jean-Sebastien Duvilaire
Studio Theatre, Kendall Hall, Mount Holyoke College

30 (Friday): Good Friday; Passover Begins

29-31 (Thursday-Saturday)
Yetunde Ojetade's Senior Project: The Blizzard
Studio 3, Webster Hall, Amherst College


2-3 (Monday-Tuesday)
Entertainment Rigging Seminar
hosted by MASS MoCA and Advanced Lighting & Production Services
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams

Sacred Dances and Legends of Hawai'i: When Gods Mingled with Mortals
Fine Arts Center, UMass

5-7 (Thursday-Saturday)
Forrest Locklear's Division III: The Hunger...A Radical Sunrise
Main Stage, Emily Dickinson Hall, Hampshire College 

Caught Unsteady: a Division III Dance Concert
Main Studio Theater, Music and Dance Building, Hampshire College

6 (Friday)
Master Class: Int/Adv Modern with Caroline Fermin
Studio Theatre, Kendall Hall, Mount Holyoke College

6-7 (Friday-Saturday)
Kelsey Saulnier's Senior Project
Old Chapel, UMass

7 (Saturday)
African American Dance Symposium Event: Film Showing of Check Your Body at the Door
Learn more about Check Your Body at the Door here.
Keefe Campus Center Movie Theater, Amherst College

7 (Saturday)
HUT XVI: 3 Artists, 3 Genres, 3 Short Sets
Featuring: Jazer Giles, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Kathleen Hermesdorf, and Albert Mathias
School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, 25 Main St., Northampton.

8 (Sunday)
Moving for Better Sleep: A Feldenkrais Workshop with Fritha Pengelly
Serenity Yoga Studio, South Hadley

12-14 (Thursday-Saturday)
Smith College Senior Dance Concert
Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, Smith College

12-13 (Thursday-Friday) 
Alive With Dance #2
Bowker Auditorium, UMass

13-14 (Friday-Saturday)
African American Dance Symposium
Amherst College

16 (Monday): Patriots Day
No Classes at UMass. Tuesday, April 17th will follow Monday's class schedule.


Additional job listings at Hire Culture and Dance/USA

Summer Intensives

Jessica Lang Dance Summer Intensive July 9-14, 2018
Contemplative Dance Workshops and Trainings
Mettler Studio's Creative Dance Teacher Training July 9-21, 2018
Florence Summer Dance Intensive June 18- July 8, 2018

University of Utah 4-week Ballet Summer Intensive June 18-July 13, 2018
40th Annual Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop 2-week Intensive July 22-August 4, 2018
Rioult Dance Summer Intensive in NYC August 13-18, 2018
Canada's Ballet Jörgen Summer Intensive IV July 2-August 4, 2018
Martha Graham School Summer Intensive in NYC June 25-August 3, 2018
Ate Nine 3-week Summer Course in Los Angeles July 9-28, 2018
Hubbard Street Dance Pre-Professional Summer Intensive in Chicago July 9-August 3, 2018
American Dance Festival Summer Intensive in Durham, NC June 14-July 23, 2018
Jacob's Pillow Dance: Professional Advancement in Ballet, Gaga, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, Choreography, and the Art of Photographing Dance 
Urbanity Dance Summer Intensive in Boston July 23-August 11


Graduate Programs

 Dance Resources

Online Journal for Undergraduate Dance Majors 
Contact Improv Boston 
Contact Quarterly
Dance Spirit
Dance Spree/Ecstatic Dancing
The Feldenkrais Collective
Loculus Collective
Massachusetts Academy of Ballet
Pioneer Valley Ballet
The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought
Southern Vermont Dance Festival
the tinydance project

Additional Dance Resources

Creative Ground
Dancing Opportunities: a network of dance jobs, residencies, workshops, and auditions
Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive
National Dance Education Organization
New Movement Collaborative