Events and Performances for 2017-2018

2016-05-01_cd_7-gridlock_0727 (1)SEPTEMBER 2017

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

COMPANYDANCE AUDITIONS FOR SENIORS AND JUNIORS

Monday, September 11 at 3:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

COMPANYDANCE AUDITIONS FOR SOPHOMORES AND FIRST-YEARS

Tuesday, September 12 at 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

VESELICA AUDITIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS

Tuesday, September 12 at 3:00 p.m.
Studio 3, Center for Art and Dance

OCTOBER 2017

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

Friday, October 6, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

FALL SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS –
High school seniors applying to St. Olaf for the fall of 2017 may apply for a dance merit scholarship. More information can be found at stolaf.edu/dance/scholarships.

Friday, October 20, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

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

Friday, October 20, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

NOVEMBER 2017

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

Saturday, November 11, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

DECEMBER 2017

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

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 7, 8, 9, 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 –
A showing of final collaborative projects between the Beginning Choreography and Music Composition classes.

Wednesday, December 13, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

JANUARY 2018

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #2 –

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

Friday, January 19, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

FEBRUARY 2018

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.  More information can be found at stolaf.edu/dance/scholarships.

Friday, February 23, 2:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

MARCH 2018

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

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, March 8, 9, 10, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

Tickets: $10 (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 (https://www.stolaf.edu/apps/tickets/) starting February 19. 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, March 8 performance beginning at 7:30 p.m. The performance will also be archived for future viewings.

APRIL 2018

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

Thursday and Friday, April 12, 13, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 14, 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

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

MAY 2018

THE NORTHFIELD EXPERIENCE –

An epic site-specific work created by guest artist Stephan Koplowitz, in collaboration with the St. Olaf Music, Theater and Art Departments, and the broader Northfield community.

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00 and 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:00 and 5:00 p.m.
Multiple locations in Northfield, MN

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

Friday, May 11, 4:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

UNBOUND // FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS #3 –

A performance of new works entirely choreographed and produced by students.

Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

MOVEMENT, THE CAMERA, & THE CREATIVE PROCESS SHOWING –
Final showing of screendances (dance + video) created by the students of DANCE 150: Movement, The Camera, & The Creative Process.

Monday, May 14, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance

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

Thursday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.
Wagner Bundgaard Studio One, Center for Art and Dance