DanceFest

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DanceFest

Saturday, May 4, 3-5 PM
Plaza Tent

Harvard Raftaar
High-energy dance group combining the excitement and fun of Bollywood modern with modern elements from Western music.

Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company
Student-choreographed modern dance works.

Harvard Ballet Company
Two excerpts from the group's fall 2018 25th Anniversary production of "On Quarter" to George Gershwin's Two Waltzes in C.

Harvard TaeKwonDo Demonstration Team
Performance of traditional and modern twists to this ancient art.

Expressions Dance Company
EXP, the competitive hip hop subgroup of Expressions Dance Company, presents their spring set.

Harvard College Candela Dance Troupe
A Latin Dance Showcase: salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton.

Harvard Deepam
A blend of several Indian classical dance styles, including Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi.

Asian American Dance Troupe
Heron in Flight: A classical Chinese dance about birds soaring through the skies.

Crimson Dance Team
A student-choreographed dance piece.

Harvard Passus Step Team
A student-choreographed showcase of percussive dance.

Harvard College Bhangra
Bhangra is a traditional dance form that originates in Punjab, India, known for its vibrant costumes and energetic dance moves.

Harvard Aikikai
A showcase of Japanese non-violent martial arts.

Harvard Hellenic Society Greek Dance
A showcase of traditional Greek dance.

Nusantara Kreasindo
A showcase of traditional Indonesian dances.

Boston Cendrawasih Dance Team
A medley of Sumatran and Javanese traditional dances.

Dvita - A presentation of Mohiniyattam and Odissi
A presentation of two distinct classical Indian dance forms, Mohiniyattam and Odissi. Sapna Govindan, Harvard Medical School Faculty, will present an abstract dance piece in Mohiniyattam, from Kerala, South India, distinct in its fluid, curvilinear movements. Priya Bangal will present an abstract dance piece in Odissi, a sculptural form from Orissa, Eastern India. Dvita aims at showcasing the distinct features as well as the common threads connecting these two forms of dance. 

Harvard Ballroom Dance Team
A showcase of tango, foxtrot, viennese waltz, samba, cha cha, and a jive dance.

ElectrKPrincess: (Re) Imagined
Solo contemporary dance choreographed, composed, and performed by La'Toya Princess Jackson HES '19.

TAPS
Harvard's tap dance performance group presents original student choreography.

Harvard Breakers
A showcase of choreography and freestyle improvisation in break dancing, hip hop and popping.