Events and Performances for 2016-2017

events

SEPTEMBER 2016

APPROACHING WINTER: A DANCE WORK ABOUT AGING-
A new work performed by Janice Haws Roberts, with choreography by artist Keith Johnson and poetry by Jennifer Kwon Dobbs.

Friday, September 9, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

A short talk back session discussing the process of aging will follow the performance.

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

Friday, September 23, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

OCTOBER 2016

FALL SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS –
High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2017 may apply for a dance merit scholarship.

Friday, October 21, 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 21, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

STUART PIMSLER DANCE THEATER PERFORMANCE –
SPDT performance (more info TBA).

Friday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

NOVEMBER 2016

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

Saturday, November 5, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

DECEMBER 2016

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

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 8, 9, 10, 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 8, 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 14, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

JANUARY 2017

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #2 –

A performance of new works entirely choreographed and produced by students. Four dances are performed–a student moderator poses a question–audience, choreographer, and dancers begin a conversation.

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

FEBRUARY 2017

FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP WEEKEND – SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS –
High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2017 may apply for a dance merit scholarship.  Selected applicants will have the opportunity to audition on Feb. 24 if they are invited to the Fine Arts Scholarship Weekend.  Invitations will be sent at the end of January. 

Friday, February 24, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

MARCH 2017

APRIL 2017

UNBOUND // FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #3 –

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

Saturday, 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 6, 7, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 8, 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 2017

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

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 4, 5, 6, 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 24. Check website for dates to get your tickets.

If you are unable to attend the performance, you can watch a live stream of the Thursday, May 04 performance beginning at 7:30 p.m. The performance will also be archived for future viewings.

FIRST YEAR PROJECT
First Year Project dancers perform pieces that have been created by and with faculty during the year. Genres include modern, improvisation, ballet, and international. 

Friday, May 12, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center

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

Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Dittmann Center