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2014 Event Listings

 


Photo Exhibit
Photo by Arthur Fink

Images from the Festival:

Dance Photo Exhibit

June 30- August 9
Fireplace Lounge, New Commons, Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Peaks Island photographer, Arthur Fink, has a passion for dance. For the last eight summers he has spent several weeks photographing dancers at the Festival. These stunning and provocative images capture the dancers at work -- warming up, taking class and rehearsing. Included are images of the acclaimed artists-in-residence.

 


Nejla Yatkin
Prometheus Dance by Denis Stein

Prometheus Dance Show & Tell
Tuesday, July 8
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Prometheus Dance shares their 25-year history as dancemakers and snippets of their newest work, "Heart of the Matter."


oasis
Prometheus Dance by Donny Zaltsberg
Prometheus Dance
Friday & Saturday, July 11 & 12
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Prometheus Dance, Boston's premiere company, opens the season with its viscerally charged and dramatic "Heart of the Matter."


Doug Varone
Camille A. Brown & Dancers by Grant Halverson

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Show & Tell
Tuesday, July 15
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, shares her artistry and social activism through snippets of "Mr. Tol E. RAncE."


Doug Varone
Camille A. Brown & Dancers by Christopher Duggan
Camille A. Brown & Dancers
Thursday & Saturday, July 17 &19
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, known for high theatricality, gutsy moves and virtuosic musicality, presents their newest work "Mr. TOL E. RAncE."


Bebe Miller
David Dorfman Dance by Adam Campos

David Dorfman Dance

Show & Tell
Tuesday, July 22
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

David Dorfman continues his poignant exploration of American culture, and sheds light on his latest foray into daily life, vulnerability and mortality through snippets of "Come, And Back Again."


Bebe Miller
David Dorfman Dance by Adam Campos
David Dorfman Dance
Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

"Come, And Back Again" featuring five dancers and five musicians,  embarks on a course of reckless abandon driven by the charged poetry and raw ferocity of indie, punk and folk rock music by such venerated artists as punk legend and queer activist, Benjamin Smoke and the godmother of punk, Patti Smith.


Bridgman Packer
Vincent Mantsoe by Lynn Chaulieu Kolver

Vincent Mantsoe|Yin Mei

Show & Tell
Tuesday, July 29
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Dancemakers Vincent Mantsoe (South Africa) and Yin Mei (China) share the motivation behind recent works that reflect and comment on their native lands.


Musicians
Teerrence Karn, Shamou, Jesse Manno, Rob Flax by Phyllis Graber Jensen
The Musician Concert
Wednesday, July 30
Franco-American Heritage Center, 7:30 p.m.

Thoughtful, playful and profound music takes center stage when these extraordinary composers, known for their collaborations with dancers, perform a program of original and improvised works that blend musical styles from around the globe.


Bridgman Packer
Yin Mei by Paul B. Goode
Vincent Mantsoe|Yin Mei

Show & Tell
Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

South Africa's most beloved choreographer, Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe, enthralls audiences with his sinewy, fluid and shape-shifting new solo, "Skwatta."   Chinese choreographer. Yin Mei delves into childhood memories of growing up during the Cultural Revolution in her profound work, "DIS/oriented: Antonioni in China."


Nancy Stark Smith
Chris Aiken & Angie Hauser by Jim Coleman
Moving in the Moment
Tuesday, August 5
Alumni Gym, 7:30 p.m.

A Festival favorite -- an evening of improvisational performance with contact improvisers, Chris Aiken, Angie Hauser, and Festival faculty and musicians.


Jen Archibald
Lisa Race by Vincent Scarano
Different Voices
Thursday & Friday, August 7 & 8
Schaeffer Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Showcasing diverse styles and perspectives, Different Voices features emerging and established choreographers from across the U.S.


Students Perfrom
Riccardo Valentine- - photo by Arthur Fink

Young Choreographers/

New Works Showcase
Saturday, August 9

Schaeffer Theatre, 1-5 p.m

An informal showcase of over 20 new dances created by students during the Festival. Designed to include critical feedback from faculty members, the afternoon promises to be informative for both the audience and the performers. Audience members are welcome to come and go throughout the afternoon.


festival finale
Student Performers by Arthur Fink
Festival Finale
Saturday, August 9
Alumni Gym, 7:30 p.m.

Join us to discover and celebrate the next generation of dance luminaries! Festival students perform a high-energy evening of new works by festival faculty.


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