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Senior Shows dance performances return to close year

On April 20 and 21, the annual Senior Shows Dance Performance took place in Dance Studio 1 at the Hendricks Center for the Arts. Each year, the graduating senior dancers put together this show, showcasing their talents, as well as those of the next generation

Buoyant: a dance performance

Buoyant is a dance performance that cuts, makes noise, scuttles, reaches and dips through space. A compilation of works from her junior and senior year, Charlie Vail has put together a performance that discusses living and working through compilations and just messing around. The show

2018 Chelonia dance concert recap

Chelonia Dance Concert took the stage from Thursday, February 8 through Sunday, February 11, and was a fantastic display of the artistic and athletic abilities of many students. There were twelve dances that ranged from two to ten minutes. Students choreographed and directed six dances

December Dance Workshop: Student works take the stage

This year the December Dance Workshop was once again very well done and incorporated fourteen pieces ranging from two five minutes. Throughout the semester student dancers met to rehearse with the piece’s choreographer who were also students. There were pieces that displayed love, hate and

West African Dance Comes to Beloit

            Andrea Markus, a teacher of West African Dance based out of New York City, spent the past week at Beloit College offering a variety of workshops and classes. Markus taught four open classes for the college community, one class with high school students in the

Visiting Ballez teacher Katy Pyle challenges conventionality

Ballet is often associated with delicate fantasies of princes and princesses, not BDSM butch lesbians. Katy Pyle defies these conventions with Ballez, a performance company and community she founded in 2011. Pyle, a lesbian multimedia performance artist, gave a talk called “On Queerness and Performance,”