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Faculty Dance Poster

Three professors of Dance Ensemble, Donna Davenport, Michelle Iklé and Kelly Johnson, spent the spring semester with 35 William Smith dancers and two media and society students in a pandemic, masked, indoors and outdoors, in snow, on Seneca Lake piers, with green screens, on the streets of Geneva, and on stage, in 12-foot squares in Deming Theater, to create six new, short films.

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Jr_Sr Dance

HWS Dance Department hosts virtual concert Friday and Saturday. In yet another first in this unprecedented year, several junior and senior Dance majors and minors have created choreography on film…

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Sharna Fabiano ’97 combines her experience as a tango dancer and life coach to explore teamwork in the workplace in her new book, Lead & Follow: The Dance of Inspired…

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Capping a new course this fall, students published a collaborative exploration of the history, modes, applications and future of dance criticism. In Professor of Dance Cynthia Williams’ course,  DAN 314…

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Can We Live

With artist and educator Athesia Benjamin, Professor of Dance Donna Davenport co-created a pop-up art and movement installation as part of The Reckoning, a series of events designed to encourage…

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Davenport

This month, Professor of Dance Donna Davenport joined her colleagues in a National Dance Education Organization panel to discuss the status of NDEO’s vision for the future of dance in higher…

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Sherwood and Cottrel

Catherine Sherwood ’20 and Alexander Cottrell ’20 have joined AmeriCorps’ Community Mediation Services Corps (CMSC) as conflict resolution specialists through the Center for Dispute Settlement. In their new roles, they…

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Although she had grown up dancing, Carolyn Girard ’22 had her first experience with flamenco dance — the fiery folkloric dance that originates in the southern region of Andalusia —…

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With a double major in international relations and dance theory and performance, Ruby Verbitsky ’21 developed a project that combines her two seemingly dissimilar majors while studying abroad in Brussels.…

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Students who were slated to perform in the Junior/Senior Choreographers' showcase pose for a publicity poster in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts.

A new series of videos from Hobart and William Smith Dance majors highlights not only the creative opportunities and physical and intellectual rigor of the curriculum, but its broad interdisciplinary…

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