Senior Dance Concert (11/6 – 11/8)

Senior Dance ConcertThursday, Friday and Saturday, November 6, 7 and 8, the Department of Dance presents the Senior Dance Concert, which features choreography and performances by senior dance majors. All performances will be at 8:00 p.m. in the Dance Cube, located on the third floor of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Tickets are $12 general admission, and $7 students and seniors. Visit here for additional information.

Spring Dance Showcase (5/8-10)

springdance2013-7656Performances for the annual Spring Dance Showcase begin Thursday, May 8 and continue through Saturday, May 10. This concert will take place in the Old Theatre at 8 p.m. each evening.

$12 general admission, $7 students and seniors.


Liz Walton, Dance, in Washington Post and New York Times

liz2Two articles — which included interviews with Liz Walton, dance –were featured in the Washington Post and New York Times last week. The pieces, focused predominately around the history, success and upcoming reunion of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, featured discussions with Paul Taylor alumni, including Liz Walton on her involvement in the company during the 1950’s and 60’s.

Read the interviews, “A family reunion with the Paul Taylor Dance Company” and “Institutional Memory Onstage: Paul Taylor Alumni Return for 60th Anniversary Celebration”

Baltimore Dance Project (2/6-8)

_DSC4886Baltimore Dance Project returns to UMBC for three nights of spectacular performances Thursday through Saturday, February 6 – 8 in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building Theatre. The performances will be held at 8:00 pm each evening.

This year, the program features three new pieces set to original scores by Ferdinand Maisel and Timothy Nohe: Doug Hamby illuminates the landscape of interaction and touch as six dancers affect sound with wearable sensors; Carol Hess fuses technology with dance in a responsive environment that includes the Kinect gaming system; and award-winning dancer Sandra Lacy premieres an engaging, mysterious solo created in collaboration with Mariah Maloney. Part of the 2014 Baltimore County Dance Celebration, the program features the text of Gertrude Stein, the music of Venetian Snares, and new solo work by guest artist Trent Williams, performing Standing In, a piece that examines the perspectives of black masculinity.

Find out more about Baltimore Dance Project ticketing and the program through the Arts and Culture Calendar.