Dance

Rossi Lamont Walter ’14

Rossi Walter

Artist Development Fellow 2014 in Dance

Rossi Lamont Walter ’14, an affiliate of Quincy House concentrating in History and Science and Jewish Studies, was awarded a Fellowship to travel to Israel...

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Moving it

Rehearsal of WHAT MOVES YOU? PHOTO: Anita Lo '16Actors, musicians, poets and dancers explore happiness, excitement, pain and frustration in the world premiere of Harvard Dance Project's multidisciplinary spring show by three choreographers. 

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2016 Apr 15

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 16 2016 .
7:30pm

7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 60 Garden St.

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk TruePresented ByHarvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA) and the Harvard Center for African Studies in association with American Repertory Theater; the Division of Social Sciences, FAS; Harvard Dance Center; Hutchins Center for African & African American Research; Harvard Law School; Mahindra Humanities Center; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; and the Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University.
TicketsA.R.T. box office
Runs: 
April 15-17
Part of the HUCA Spring 2016 series.

HEAR WORD! is a powerful piece of performance art that combines artistry, social commentary, and true-life stories of inequality and transformation, delivered by some of Nigeria’s most talented actresses. The stories are based on real issues affecting the lives of women across Nigeria and examine the factors that limit their potential for independence, leadership, and meaningful contribution. HEAR WORD! bravely examines the cultural and societal norms that oppress and limit African women as it invites women to break the cultureof silence, unite, challenge the status quo, and create solutions.... Read more about HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True

2016 Feb 24

Dance Performance and Conversation with Karole Armitage

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Calderwood Courtyard, Harvard Art Museums

Presented ByHarvard Art Museums and WBUR
Please note: The dance performance will last five minutes, with a brief introduction by Karole Armitage. Please plan to arrive promptly by 7:30 p.m. The performance will be standing room only. There will be no seating in the courtyard before or during the performance.
SOLD OUT

Dancers from Armitage Gone! Dance Company and Harvard University students will perform a short dance inspired by the exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia. The dance will be performed to Didjerilayover, a composition by Stuart Dempster featuring the evocative harmonics of the traditional Aboriginal instrument the Didjeridu, which Dempster introduced to the United States. The event will take place in the Calderwood Courtyard at the Harvard Art Museums.

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2016 Mar 04

Cultural Connections

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Allston Education Portal
Free and open to the public; please RSVP online through Eventbrite.

Join us for a free, family-friendly evening of professionally-produced performing arts that will be as educational as it is entertaining! During this annual festival, which brings the cultural diversity and artistic excellence of Harvard College students to Allston, audience members are invited to engage in conversation with the performers.... Read more about Cultural Connections

2016 Feb 20

Karole Armitage Performance Workshop Intensive

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge

Karole ArmitagePresented ByOffice for the Arts (OFA) Dance Program, Master Class Series

Renowned choreographer Karole Armitage, artistic director of the New York-based Armitage Gone! Dance company, will lead a two-day intensive with two of her company members to create a new work titled Dance Everywhen, which will then be performed by her dancers and workshop participants on February 24 at the Harvard Art Museums.... Read more about Karole Armitage Performance Workshop Intensive

West African Dance

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2021

Level: All levels
Instructor: Joh Camara 
Accompanist: Akili Jamal Haynes and Sory Diabate 
An introduction to traditional West African dance and culture adapted for the small space. Students will develop body strength and flexibility by learning intricate feet patterns, hand movements, and full movement sequences. Each class will be accompanied by live drumming and will include a warm-up, a break-down of the movements, high energy dancing, and will close with a virtual community dance circle. 
Days/Time: W, 6-7pm EST; Sat, 1-2pm EST
What you’ll need: A minimum cleared space of 3’x3’ of hard flooring. Carpet not recommended. 
Suggested attire: Something comfortable to move in, e.g. dance/yoga/workout wear. Bare feet recommended.

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2016 Feb 03

Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Level 1

Exhibition dates: February 3-21, 2016
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Hours: Galleries: 12–7, Wed–Sun
Free and open to the public

Performance + Reception

with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku
Wed, Feb 3, 6 pm
Reception to follow

On Feb 3, Jill Johnson, dancer, choreographer and Director of Dance at Harvard, and Hans Tutschku composer and Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, perform in response to the installation of Pneumatic Bodies. Free and open to the public. 

Pneuma(tic) Bodies is an installation of sculptures and photographs that explores the relationship shared by the human body, objects, and architectural space through the enveloping medium of air. Three large, balloon–like forms made of thin plastic material occupy considerable visual and physical areas on Level 1 of the Carpenter Center. The objects continuously inflate via small cooling ventilators typically used to regulate temperature in personal computers.... Read more about Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

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