Dance

Once Vacant: Bodies in motion...still

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance presents Once Vacant: Bodies in motionstill. The dancers will perform in the Orange parking lot on UK's campus, while the audience will maintain social distance surrounding the performers in their cars. The practice of occupying vacant spaces is a tool that many dancers and dance companies are accessing globally to continue to create, perform, and advance the field of dance during the pandemic.

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Appalachia Online - Carla Gover's Dance Workshop

Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm

Appalachia in the Bluegrass goes online this year with weekly streamed performances!

Carla Gover is a flatfoot dancer and clogger, a banjo player, a singer-songwriter, an educator, and a community organizer. She is an eighth-generation Kentuckian who hails from a small coal town in Eastern Kentucky, and her rural sensibilities permeate the work that she does and the art that she creates.  She is the artistic director for the Appalachian/Latinx collective Cornbread & Tortillas and also performs with CornMaiz String Band and Zoe Speaks original roots music band.

Once Vacant: Bodies in motion...still

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 9:30pm

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance presents Once Vacant: Bodies in motionstill. The dancers will perform in the Orange parking lot on UK's campus, while the audience will maintain social distance surrounding the performers in their cars. The practice of occupying vacant spaces is a tool that many dancers and dance companies are accessing globally to continue to create, perform, and advance the field of dance during the pandemic.

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Once Vacant: Bodies in motion...still

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance presents Once Vacant: Bodies in motionstill. The dancers will perform in the Orange parking lot on UK's campus, while the audience will maintain social distance surrounding the performers in their cars. The practice of occupying vacant spaces is a tool that many dancers and dance companies are accessing globally to continue to create, perform, and advance the field of dance during the pandemic.

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Representations & Reception of Race in Opera, Theatre, and Dance

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 5:00pm

Discussion to be led by Tony Hardin and Herman Farrell III.

Part of the series: When Art Challenges/When Art Offends: Navigating Ideology, Tolerance, and Censorship in Music, Dance, Theatre, and the Visual Arts

Gender & Sexuality in Dance, Theatre, and the Visual Arts in the Age of #MeToo

Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 4:00pm

Discussion to be led by Miriam Kienle, Susie Thiel, and EveMarie Bessenbach.

Part of the series: When Art Challenges/When Art Offends: Navigating Ideology, Tolerance, and Censorship in Music, Dance, Theatre, and the Visual Arts

AUDITION - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at 5:00 pm and Wednesday, January 22 at 5:00 pm in the Briggs Theatre, Room 127 Fine Arts Building. You can sign up to audition for either date. Please note there will be a Dance Call on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 pm in the Dance Studio, Room 117, Fine Arts Building. The Dance Call is specific to those who are auditioning for the Fairies, including Puck, Oberon, and Titana. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the call board outside the Theatre & Dance Office.

AUDITION - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 5:00pm

Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take place on Tuesday, January 21 at 5:00 pm and Wednesday, January 22 at 5:00 pm in the Briggs Theatre, Room 127 Fine Arts Building. You can sign up to audition for either date. Please note there will be a Dance Call on Wednesday, January 22 at 6:00 pm in the Dance Studio, Room 117, Fine Arts Building. The Dance Call is specific to those who are auditioning for the Fairies, including Puck, Oberon, and Titana. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the call board outside the Theatre & Dance Office.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Ballet

Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 7:00pm

University Christian Fellowship presents "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Ballet" in the SCFA Concert Hall.

All ages. Reserved Seating.

This event is FREE but TICKETED, limit 6 tickets per person. Ticket required for entry.

ALL TICKETS SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF UNUSED 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO SHOWTIME.

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