Five College Dance Department

FCDD Weekly E-Announce

Events and Announcements for the Five College Dance Community

SAVE THE DATE: Auditions for 2015-16 FCDD repertory project, Megawatt by Pilobolus, will be Sunday, April 12 at Mount Holyoke College from 1:00-3:00pm.

Events in BOLD are FCDD events. Events not bolded are local dance events not directly affiliated with the FCDD.



5 (Thursday)
Zaccho Dance Theatre presents Dying While Black & Brown
Student Union Ballroom, UMass

5-7 (Thursday- Saturday)
Amherst College Senior Project: Destiny by Daejione Jones
Studio 3, Webster Hall 

UMASS Majors Audition
9:00am and 2:00pm

6 (Friday)
Panel Discussion/Reception/Contact Jam co-led by Nancy Stark Smith and Chris Aiken
Arts and Industry Building, 221 Pine Street, Florence, MA
4:30 pm SALON CONVERSATION  Studio rEvolution (Studio #442)
6:00 pm OPEN STUDIO & RECEPTION Contact Quarterly (Studio #112)
8:00 pm JAM Wildlife Sanctuary (Studio #349)

6-8 (Friday-Sunday)
Lucinda Childs' Available Light
Hunter Center, Mass MoCA
Friday-Saturday at 8:00pm
Sunday at 3:00pm

9 (Monday)
Lecture by Dr. Michael Turvey: Action And Perception At The Level Of Synergies
Weinstein Auditorium, Smith College
Tea at 4:00pm
Lecture at 4:30pm

11-13 (Wednesday- Friday)
American College Dance Association
Rhode Island College

11 (Wednesday)
Master Class with Ragamala Dance Company
Studio 2, Mount Holyoke College
Ragamala Dancers will present a workshop on movements and rhythms of classical Indian Bharata Natyam style. All are welcome to observe and participate, space permitting. Email Ranjanaa with any questions.

12 (Thursday)
Ragamala Dance Company
Fine Arts Center, UMass

14-22 (Saturday- Sunday)
Spring Break

26-28 (Thursday- Saturday)
Division III Dance Concert: Sabina Smith-Moreland, with Miriam King and Amanda Major
Main Studio, Hampshire College

27-28 (Friday-Saturday)
Senior Concert
Kendall Hall Studio Theater, MHC

Announcements of Interest

Participants needed for Mount Holyoke student's dance and cognition study

March 6-22: 2015 Women's Film Festival in Brattleboro to feature dance documentaries

The Boston Conservatory Summer Dance Intensive A new website to connect qualified dance teachers with dance studios looking to hire

Internships Available at Contact Quarterly in Florence, MA

Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Programs

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Professional Advancement Programs

American Dance Festival School 

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (including Friday open class) located in The Arts Trust Building, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton

Foundational Training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

MASS MoCA Jobs/Interships/Vounteer Opportunities

Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive- a free database of dance performance videos

Dancing Opportunities- a database of international dance events

International Journal of Music and Performing Arts invites submissions

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science invites submissions

Job Listings

Modern Dance Artist-in-Residence at Shenandoah Conservatory