Events and Performances for 2015-2016

events

SEPTEMBER 2015

FIRST GLIMPSE –
Preview this year’s upcoming dances in an informal showing at the beginning of the creating process.

Friday, September 25, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

OCTOBER 2015

FALL SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS –
High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2016 may apply for a dance merit scholarship.

Friday, October 16, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #1 –
Four dances are performed–a student moderator poses a question–audience, choreographer, and dancers begin a conversation.

Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

NOVEMBER 2015

FRESH SPACE –
A performance of student and faculty work highlighting dances-in-progress as well as completed dances.

Saturday, November 7, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

GATHER –
Gather to move, to dance, to enjoy the rhythms of life! Gather is about an hour of gently directed and freely invented dancing with any friend you’d like to bring.

Friday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

DECEMBER 2015

SENIOR DANCE CONCERT –
Senior dance majors present their senior capstone projects.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 10, 11, 12, 7:30 p.m.
Theater Building, Kelsey Theater
Free and open to the public.  There are no tickets.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

If you are unable to attend the performance, you can watch a live stream of the Thursday, December 11, performance beginning at 7:30 p.m. The performance will also be archived for future viewings.

CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWING –
Final project for Beginning Choreography and Music Composition classes.

Wednesday, December 16, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

JANUARY 2016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #2 –

Four dances are performed–a student moderator poses a question–audience, choreographer, and dancers begin a conversation.

Friday, January 22, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

FEBRUARY 2016

FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP WEEKEND – SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS –
High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2016 may apply for a dance merit scholarship.  Selected applicants will have the opportunity to audition on Feb. 26 if they are invited to the Fine Arts Scholarship Weekend.  Invitations will be sent at the end of January. 

Friday, February 26, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

MARCH 2016

APRIL 2016

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #3 –

Four dances are performed–a student moderator poses a question–audience, choreographer, and dancers begin a conversation.

Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

VESELICA©  SPRING CONCERT –
St. Olaf’s international dance ensemble performs.

Thursday and Friday, April 7, 8, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April , 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

Receptions will be held after the Friday evening and Saturday afternoon performances.

MAY 2016

COMPANYDANCE©  SPRING CONCERT –
A spring celebration of dance created by faculty, students, and guest artists

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 5, 6, 7, 7:30 p.m.
Theater Building, Kelsey Theater

Tickets: $8 (Complimentary for faculty/staff/students/). Tickets will be available by phone (507-786-8987) during regular box office hours (11 am – 4 pm) and via the web (http://www.stolaf.edu/apps/tickets/) starting April 25. Check website for dates to get your tickets.

FIRST YEAR PROJECT/OPENSTAGE
First Year Project dancers perform pieces that have been created by and with faculty during the year. Genres include modern, improvisation, ballet, and international. Openstage presents student dance works-in-progress and newly completed dance pieces.

Friday, May 13, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

SENIOR DISTINCTION CONCERT

Senior dance majors applying for distinction showcase their final projects.

Date and Time TBD

Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

ADVANCED CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWING
Final showing of choreographic works by the Advanced Choreography class.

Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center