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Events and Announcements for the Five College Dance Community

CURRENT 2013-2014 FCDD Calendar of Events


24-26 (Thursday-Saturday)
Alive with Dance Concert
Bowker Auditorium, UMass

27 (Sunday)
Preconcert Fireside Chat on Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Charles Flachs

University Club, UMass

27 (Sunday)
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass

28 (Monday)
Master Classes with Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Int/Adv Ballet
Open to all Five College dancers, but space is limited. Email to register.
Totman Rm. 13, UMass
Studio 3, Mount Holyoke College

28 (Monday)
End of Semester Class Showings
Studio Theatre, Mount Holyoke College

30 (Wednesday)
UMass Informal Concert
East Street Theater
47 East Street, Hadley

30 (Wednesday)
End of Semester Class Showings
Scott Dance Studio, Smith College


1-4 (Thursday-Sunday)
Amherst Fringe Festival
Venues and times TBD, Amherst College

2 (Friday)
Spring Grad Event: Universal Fluff
Scott Dance Studio, Smith College

Last Day of Classes
Mount Holyoke: April 28
UMass: April 30
Hampshire and Smith Colleges: May 2
Amherst College: May 7

Coming Soon

15-17 (Thursday-Saturday)
Celebrations Dance Concert
Scott Dance Studio, Smith College
Thursday-Friday, 8:00pm
Saturday, 2:00pm

Commencement Dance Concert
Studio Theatre, Mount Holyoke College

UMass: May 9
Hampshire College: May 17
Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges: May 18
Amherst College: May 25


-- Southern Vermont Dance Festival 2014! With Teaching Artist Navarra Novy-Williams!

-- Laban Institute of Movement Studies Certification Program

-- Sociology Study: Body Perspective in the FCDD

-- The FCDD shines at ACDFA's New England Conference

-- Dancer Models Wanted for Studio Photography Project

-- Workbench, a new choreographic works-in-progress series to run January-May 2014 in Florence, MA


Pantos Project Auditions

Auditions for the Saint Paul City Ballet

Martha Graham Dance Company Auditions

Auditions for The School at Jacob's Pillow's Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, and Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance

Auditions for Thodos Dance Chicago


Jacob's Pillow Summer Internships

The Yard Summer Internship

Vail International Dance Festival Summer Internship

Summer internships at Dance Place in Washington D.C.


Ballet Memphis Seeking Classical Ballet Instructor

Mark Degarmo & Dancers Seeking a Teaching Artist

Dance Teacher wanted for the Fall at Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School

UC-Irvine seeks Assistant Professor of Dance specializing in somatic practices (tenure track)

University of Akron seeks Assistant Professor with expertise in ballet (tenure track)

SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities seeks a temporary full-time ballet faculty member

University of Colorado-Boulder Seeking Dance Production Technical Director/Instructor 

UC-Riverside seeks Assistant Professor of Contemporary Dance Composition (tenure track)

Sam Houston State University seeks Assistant Professor of Dance (tenure track)

Columbus State University Seeks Artistic/Executive Director & Ballet Program Coordinator


06/09     - Atlanta Ballet Summer Programs

06/01     - American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive          

06/12     - ADF Summer Intensive

06/22     - Now & Next Summer Program

06/30     - NEMA Summer Intensive

06/30     - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Summer Intensive

07/03     - Decadance x PSU Summer Intesive

07/07     -  Garth Fagan Summer Movement Institute

07/19     - Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program