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VCU Dance NOW: Feb 16-18, 2017

VCU Dance is pleased to present VCU Dance NOW, a concert of new work by faculty and guest artist Liz Lerman, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 16, 17 & 18 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 pm at The Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA. Tickets are $20/$15 students with valid I.D. Group discounts available. Visit Showclix.com or call 804-828-2020 for reservations. This year, VCU Dance NOW features guest artist Liz Lerman’s iconic work, Still Crossing, along with new works by VCU… Read more »

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PATH FINDERS – 2017 Student Concert

Richmond, VA – VCU Department of Dance and Choreography will present PATH FINDERS, the 2017 Student Concert, on Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28, 2017 at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA. Tickets are $15/$10 students with valid I.D. and are available now at Showclix or by calling 804-828-2020. This show offers Dance majors of all levels the opportunity to present professionally-produced work to the public. Since dance-making, in addition to dance technique and performance, forms the… Read more »

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Fall Senior Project Concert: emerge.

The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Dance and Choreography presents emerge., the Fall 2016 Senior Project Concert on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 16, 17,18, and 19 at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street. Tickets are $15/$10 for students with a valid VCU I.D. and can be reserved by calling the Grace Street Theater box office at (804)-828-2020, or via showclix.com. Grappling with their transition into a professional physical practice, these… Read more »

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Nora Chipaumire Takes On Black Masculinity

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance & Choreography presents Nora Chipaumire’s portrait of myself as my father, Friday &Saturday, October 28 & 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Dogtown Dance Theatre, 109 West 15th Street, Richmond, VA. Friday evening includes a post-performance discussion. Tickets are $15/$10 students, available at  Showclix.com for Friday or Saturday, or by calling 804-828-2020, Monday–Friday 12:00-4:00 pm. This event is part of artoberVA, a monthlong celebration of arts and culture held in October throughout RVA and… Read more »

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Dance on Camera – Film Screening September 26

Photo: Still from SHIFT Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance & Choreography kicks off its 2016-2017 season with the Dance on Camera film screening, Monday, September 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street. Tickets are $8/$5 students, available online here, or at the door. This year’s screening was curated through the American Dance Festival’s Movies By Movers Institutional Partnership program by film festival director Cara Hagan, and coordinated by VCU… Read more »

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2016-2017 Season Announced!

New Works, Guest Artists Nora Chipaumire, Liz Lerman, Dance Exchange, and more for 2016-2017 Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance & Choreography announces its 2016-2017 Performance Season, including concerts, film screenings, an informal Salon, and residencies with acclaimed dance artistsNora Chipaumire, as well as Liz Lerman and Dance Exchange. Fall 2016 highlights include the annual Dance on Camera screening co-curated by VCU Dance Professor Martha Curtis and Cara Hagan, Director of American Dance Festival’s Movies By Movers festival, and… Read more »

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Identity4 Spring Senior Project Concert

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance & Choreography is pleased to present Identity4 Spring 2016 Senior Project Concert, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 21, 22 & 23 at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA. Tickets are $15/$10 students with valid I.D. Group discounts available. Visit Showclix.com or call 804-828-2020 for reservations. Join the VCU Dance class of 2016 as they present their capstone choreographic projects in Identity4. Experience the different… Read more »

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Liz Lerman & Dance Exchange Visit VCU

  VCU Dance hosts a public talk with Liz Lerman and Dance Exchange Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street. The talk is free and open to the public. Additionally, Lerman will teach a master class to VCU Dance majors on Friday, April 15 from 9:00-10:45 am at the Depot Annex Studio behind 814 West Broad Street. The master class is open for observation. Call 804-828-1711 for information on either event…. Read more »

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Informal Showing 3/29

VCU Dance announces an informal showing of work by dance majors and faculty Tuesday, March 29 at 5:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street. The showing is free and open to the public and includes work from students in choreography and video choreography courses, as well as excerpts and complete works recently shown in the Fall Senior Project and VCU Dance Now concerts. For more information, call 804-828-1711.

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VCU Dance Welcomes Ronald K. Brown!

VCU Dance is delighted to announce a teaching residency this week with renowned dance artist Ronald K. Brown, March 16-18, 2016. Mr. Brown will be teaching in the technique and creative tracks, working with all levels of Dance majors. Brown is the founder and artistic director of Evidence, a dance company whose mission is to promote understanding of the human experience in the African Diaspora through dance and storytelling and to provide sensory connections to history and tradition through music, movement, and spoken word, leading deeper… Read more »