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Five College Dance Department

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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22-23 (Thursday-Friday)
Corpus et Mente: Dance works presented by Nicole Nelson and Erica Weiss
Totman Gym, UMass

22-26 (Thursday-Saturday)
Boundaries Between Bodies Residency with Amie Dowling and Reggie Daniels
Hampshire College

23 (Friday)
Boundaries Between Bodies: Public Presentation and Film Screening 
with Amie Dowling and Reggie Daniels
Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College

23 (Friday)
African American Dance Symposium Event: Master Class in West African Sabar 
with Andara Koumba and Obara Wali
Kirby Theater, Amherst College

23 (Friday)
Master Class in Tap with Bill Evans (Int/Adv) - free and open to the public!
Studio 2, Mount Holyoke College

24 (Saturday)
Boundaries Between Bodies: Community Engaged Performance & Activism Workshop
School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Northampton

26 (Monday)
Boundaries Between Bodies Workshop
with guest artist Amie Dowling and Reggie Daniels
Webster Hall Studio 1, Amherst College

26 (Monday)
Talk with Boston Ballet Soloist Irlan Silva
Seelye 106, Smith College


February 28 - March 3 (Wednesday-Saturday)
Collective Tissue: Five College Faculty Dance
Main Studio Theater, Music and Dance Building, Hampshire College

1-3 (Thursday-Saturday)
Denison Marsland-Rello's Senior Project: Uncanny Valley
Written by Thomas Gibbons
Studio 3 Webster Hall, Amherst

3 (Saturday)
ASaP 2018 Symposium: Beauty in the Space of Medicine and Art
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University

6 (Monday)
Lecture and Performance by Jamila Jackson: Listening
Presenting her research in storytelling contemplative dance, and embodied leadership
Art Gallery, Hampshire College

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

9 (Friday)
African American Dance Symposium Event: Film Showing of Dancing in the Light
Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College

Spring Break: 
Saturday, March 10-Sunday, March 18



Additional job listings at Hire Culture and Dance/USA

Summer Intensives

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