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Dance Events

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2021-2022 Performance Season

The Dance season for 2021-2022 is supported in large part by a generous grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. Season events will include virtual screenings and discussions, site-based performance, and a creative residency series for individual artists from the Richmond community at the Grace Street Theater.


2021

Dance on Camera

Monday, September 20, 2021

An intriguing evening of dance based films combining the communication arts, film, choreography, and a number of other art forms, curated by Dr. Kate Sicchio, Assistant Professor of Dance & Media Technologies.

The Salon

Friday, October 29, 2021

An informal showing of new student work, with post-performance audience feedback facilitated by students.

Fall Senior Project Concert

Friday + Saturday, November 5 + 6, 2021

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, November 18-20, 2021

The Senior Project concert serves as a capstone experience in both performance and choreography for graduating Dance majors. Fall 2021 will feature performances in both The Anderson gallery spaces and on the Grace Street Theater stage.


2022

Rough Cut: Film Screening

Friday, January 28, 2022
New films by VCUarts students across disciplines, adjudicated by faculty and students.

VCUarts Dance NOW

Friday + Saturday, February 11 + 12, 2022

For 2022, this concert in two programs features new works by VCUarts Dance faculty, students, and guest artists.

Dean Moss: johnbrown

Friday + Saturday, March 25 + 26

Steeped in a childhood of grassroots organizing and pitched campaigns, multidisciplinary artist Dean Moss draws from an intimate and varied history with activism to create johnbrown—a dark, wry meditation on the legacy of the white 19th-century abolitionist, as well as the racial, gender, and generational processes at play in the inquiry. The result of three years of research, johnbrown layers live choreography and text with video performances of an original script by Thomas Bradshaw and a score by Stephen Vitiello.

Spring Senior Project Concert

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, April 28, 29, 30, 2022

The Senior Project concert serves as a capstone experience in both performance and choreography for graduating Dance majors.

First Year Repertory Concert

Friday, May 6, 2022

First-year Dance majors perform an evening of new work by VCUarts Dance faculty.


General Information

Performance details will be announced within one month of each event.

For ticket and theater rental information, contact the Grace Street Theater:

934 West Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia
Phone: 804-828-2020
Fax: 804-827-0154

Visit Website

Reserve tickets online here.

The presenting program of VCUarts Dance is committed to building and engaging dance audiences in the University and Richmond communities while providing opportunities for artists to present and create work. Guest artist residencies are made possible in part by a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.


Auditions

Auditions for admission for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

Friday, January 28, 2022

Friday, February 11, 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022

Virtual auditions accepted on a rolling basis.

For information on applications and auditions, visit VCUarts.