Events and Performances for 2020-2021

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AUGUST 2020

  • INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR DANCE COMPANIES:

FIRST YEAR DANCE PROJECT INTRODUCTORY SESSION
Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 5-5:45pm Virtually (See the link below for joining). This session will be recorded if you are unable to attend on Wed. August 19th. Contact Dance Faculty Heather Klopchin (klopchin@stolaf.edu) for the recording.

COMPANYDANCE / FIRST YEAR DANCE PROJECT AUDITION INFORMATION SESSION
Friday, Aug. 21 from 3:30-4:30pm Virtually (See the link below for joining)

                    VESELICA INFORMATION SESSION
                    Wednesday, August 19 from 3:30 – 3:45pm Virtually (See the link below for joining)

 Joining Links for the Dance Companies Information Sessions

SEPTEMBER 2020

  • AUDITIONS FOR DANCE COMPANIES:
    Auditions for Companydance and Veselica are open to all students.

COMPANYDANCE and FIRST YEAR DANCE PROJECT:

                     Monday, September 7 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. – Juniors and Seniors
                    Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

Tuesday, September 8 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. – First Years and Sophomores
Wagner Bundgaard Studio Two, Center for Art and Dance
*(If you can’t make the audition on Tuesday then attend the audition on Monday, September 7 from 3:30–5:30pm in Studio One or vice versa)

This audition will happen in person in small groups that will assigned after filling out the Companydance/FYDP audition form. If you prefer to audition virtually let Dance Faculty Heather Klopchin know (klopchin@stolaf.edu)

VESELICA AUDITIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS
Tuesday, September 8 at 3:00 – 4:30p.m.
Studio One, Center for Art and Dance
*(Those who also wish to audition for Companydance may leave early to do so.)

NOVEMBER 2020

    • SENIOR DANCE CONCERT RECORDING

Concert recording available after November 9.

FEBRUARY 2021

  • FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP Program Showcase 
    High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2021 may apply for a dance merit scholarship. Application deadlines: Nov. 15, 2020 (Early Decision 1), Jan. 8, 2021 (Early Decision 2), Jan. 15, 2021 (Final deadline). More information can be found at stolaf.edu/dance/scholarships. Virtual panels and opportunities for students to connect with faculty and current students.

Friday, February 26 – Schedule TBA

APRIL 2021

  • VESELICA© PERFORMANCE
    St. Olaf’s international dance ensemble performs.

April 23 at 7:30 pm
April 24 at 2:00 pm

Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

MAY 2021

  • COMPANYDANCE SPRING CONCERT
    A celebration of dance created by faculty, students, and guest artists.

May 6, 7, and 8 at 7:30 pm 
Kelsey Theater, Theater Building

  • FIRST YEAR DANCE PROJECT AND MORE! 
    First Year Dance Project dancers perform pieces that have been created by and with faculty during the year. Junior and Senior Dance Majors present Junior Projects and Distinction Projects. Genres include jazz, contemporary, modern, improvisation, ballet, and international.

Friday, May 14, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance