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Research Residency With Paloma McGregor

VCUarts Dance is pleased to host a Research Residency with guest artist Paloma McGregor as part of the Urban Bush Women Choreographic Center fellowship program. During two residency periods this fall, McGregor will share work-in-process on August 29th at 12:00 p.m. and October 4th at 7:00 p.m., both free events at The Anderson, 907 ½ West Franklin Street. Paloma McGregor is a Caribbean-born, New York-based choreographer whose work centers Black voices through collaborative, process-based art-making and organizing…. Read more »

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2019-2020 Season Announced!

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance + Choreography announces its 2019-2020 performance season including concerts, film screenings, 2020-2021 audition dates and visiting artists including Paloma McGregor in a Research Residency, Dean Moss in a Teaching Residency in partnership with Kinetic Imaging; and Christopher K. Morgan in a Choreographic Residency. Fall 2019 highlights include Paloma McGregor twice sharing the results of research for the Urban Bush Women Fellowship Program on August 29th and October 4th as well as performances of student work at both the Salon on October 29th and the Fall Senior Project Concert on November 22nd and 23rd. In Spring 2020, VCU Dance NOW will… Read more »

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New Faculty Members for 2019-2020

Accomplished dance and lighting design professionals join faculty. After extensive searches, VCUarts Dance is thrilled to welcome four faculty members to the university art community this fall. Julian Kevon Glover, as a 2019-2020 iCubed Visiting Scholar, will be a member of a diverse team, and exploring intersections in the lives of LGBTQIA+ Communities promoting empowerment, inclusion, and equity for LGBTQIA+ people with multiple marginalized identities in Richmond. Sinclair Ogaga Emoghene and Trebien Pollard join as Assistant Professors… Read more »

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In Many Instances: Spring 2019 Senior Projects

  Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Dance + Choreography presents In Many Instances: Spring 2019 Senior Project Concert in two programs, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, April 18, 19, + 20 at 8:00 pm, and Saturday, April 20 at 2:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA. Tickets are $15/$10 students with a valid ID. Group discounts available. Visit Showclix.com or call 804-828-2020 for reservations. The Friday and Saturday night performances will feature a site-based work by senior Amena… Read more »

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VCU Dance NOW 2019

VCUarts Dance is pleased to present VCU Dance NOW, a concert of new work by faculty members and South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 14, 15, and 16 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, February 16 at 2:00 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. This year, VCU Dance NOW features new work by guest choreographer Gregory Maqoma of South Africa,… Read more »

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PATH FINDERS 2019 Student Concert

Richmond, VA – VCU Department of Dance and Choreography will present PATH FINDERS, the 2019 Student Concert, on Friday & Saturday, January 25 + 26, 2019 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.com 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… Read more »

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Chance To Witness: Fall 2018 Senior Project Concert in Two Programs

VCU Dance presents Chance to Witness: Fall 2018 Senior Project Concert in two programs, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, November 15, 16, 17 at 8:00 pm, and Saturday, November 17 at 2:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street, Richmond, VA. Tickets are $15/$10 students with a valid ID. Group discounts available. Visit Showclix.com or call 804-828-2020 for reservations. The Fall 2018 Senior Project class invites you to join them as they proudly present their capstone… Read more »

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Ananya Dance Theatre Performs October 26 + 27

VCU Dance is delighted to announce a performance residency with the internationally-acclaimed Ananya Dance Theatre, culminating in a performance of their new work, Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds on Friday + Saturday, October 26 + 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street in Richmond, VA. Tickets are $20/$15 and may be reserved by visiting showclix.com or calling 804-828-2020. The Friday evening performance will be followed by a question + answer session between… Read more »

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The SALON: New Work + Audience Feedback – Oct. 16

VCU Dance is pleased to present the SALON, Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00pm in the VCU Dance Depot Annex Studio at 801 W. Marshall Street (behind 814 West Broad Street). The event is free and open to the public. Check the Facebook event page for details. The informal showing includes new and in-progress works in Dance, including film and live performance. Audience feedback on the work will be facilitated by VCU Dance faculty. This is the first… Read more »

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Dance On Camera 2018

VCU Dance is pleased to present the 2018 Dance On Camera film screening, Monday, September 24, at 8:00 pm at the Grace Street Theater, 934 West Grace Street. Tickets are $8/$5 students, available at the door. Dance On Camera, curated this year by VCU Dance + VCU Kinetic Imaging hybrid faculty member Kate Sicchio, includes dance films selected from the American Dance Festival’s (ADF) “Movies By Movers” series, as well as from independent artists. Selections include: Movement… Read more »