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Events and Announcements for the Five College Dance Community

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

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Classes End:
Mount Holyoke College: Tuesday, December 11
Amherst College and UMass Amherst: Wednesday, December 12
Hampshire and Smith Colleges: Thursday, December 13

13 (Thursday)
Fall Dance Grad Event
Crew House, Smith College

14 (Friday)
Celebrations Dance Company Fall Showing: Re-encounter
Scott Studio, Smith College

15 (Saturday)
Carpe Diem: A collection of work by SCDT Artist In Residence Nate Odell
School for Contemporary Dance & Thought, 25 Main St., Northampton


22 (Saturday)
Accumulation: Fusing Dancing in Community with Performative Energy
School for Contemporary Dance & Thought, 25 Main St., Northampton

8:00pm: Performance
10:00pm-12:00am: DJ

27 (Thursday) - January 1 (Tuesday)
New Year's Jam 2018-19
Facilitated by Timo Wagner and Lindsay Forsythe

Earthdance, Plainfield, MA 


UMass Dance seeks a Lecturer in Dance to start September 2019
University of Utah seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor with an emphasis in Ballet and choreography
University of Utah seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor in Contemporary Dance and Ballet
University of Utah seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor in Classical Ballet Repertoire

Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Dance
Additional job listings at Hire Culture and Dance/USA 


Bates Dance Festival internships in Lewiston, ME for summer 2019
American Dance Festival internships in Durham, NC for summer 2019
Jacob's Pillow Dance Summer Festival Intern Program now accepting applications for 2019
Internships at The Yard on Martha's Vineyard, MA for summer 2019
Internships at the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought in Northampton

Winter Intensives

Jan. 7-Feb. 25: Monday morning Int/Adv Contemporary class with Fritha Pengelly (no drop-ins)
Jan.8-Feb. 3: Bodies in Motion: January Movement Arts Intensive at Hawley Street, Northampton

Dec. 27-Jan. 6: Paul Taylor School Winter Intensive in NYC
Dec. 31-Jan.18: Martha Graham School Winter Intensive in NYC
Jan. 2-7: David Dorfman Dance Winter Intensive in NYC
Jan. 2-7: Gaga Intensive Winter Course in NYC
Jan. 4-11: American Dance Festival Winter Intensive in NYC
Jan 7-11: Gallim Winter Intensive in NYC
Jan. 7-12: Doug Varone and Dancers 10th Annual Winter Intensive in NYC
Jan. 14-18: Mettler Studios Winter Dance Retreat in Tucson, Arizona led by Griff Goehring

Local Dance Resources

Online Journal for Undergraduate Dance Majors 
Amherst Ballet
Ascendance Inner World Arts 
Contact Improv Boston 
Brattleboro School of Dance
Contact Quarterly
Contemplative Dance
Dance Spirit
Dance Spree/Ecstatic Dancing
The Center for Feldenkrais® and Movement Arts
KDS Dance Supplies
Loculus Collective
Mary Ann's Dance and More (dance apparel)
Massachusetts Academy of Ballet
Rooted Essence Dance
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