Calendar of Events

Sep 24

Dance Alumni Chat Series: Anyone Can Dance!

12:00 pm

Zoom

The Dance Department's fall edition of their Alumni Chat Series event features four amazing Wesleyan alumni, discussing the benefits of a dance degree and how their dance education at Wesleyan transformed their lives beyond the University. Featuring Trinithas Boyi '16, MA '18; John Jordan '86; elle hong '17; and Abdul Lateef Rasheed '97. Moderated by Artist in Residence in Dance Patricia Beaman, with an introduction by CFA Associate Director for Programming and Performing Arts Fiona Coffey. RSVP required for access to this free virtual event. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sep 30

Virtual Film Screening and Discussion: Kattumaram (Catamaran)

07:00 pm

YouTube

Part of an emerging queer cinema from South India, this free virtual screening of the 2019 film "Kattumaram (Catamaran" will be followed by a discussion with director Swarnavel Eswaran and Professor and Assistant Professor of Film Studies Anuja Jain, moderated by Chair of the Dance Department and Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hari Krishnan as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Oct 2

Dance Workshop and Conversation with The Post Natyam Collective

02:00 pm

Zoom

The Post Natyam Collective (Sandra Chatterjee, Cynthia Ling Lee, and Shyamala Moorty) will engage with this free workshop's participants through creative exercises and video documentation of performance works from the past fifteen years as part of the 45th annual Navaratri Festival. Moderated by Professor and Chair of the Dance Department and Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Hari Krishnan. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Oct 29

Fall Senior Thesis Dance Concert

07:00 pm

Patricelli '92 Theater

A collection of new works will be presented by senior choreographers as part of their culminating project of the dance major. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Oct 30

Fall Senior Thesis Dance Concert

07:00 pm

Patricelli '92 Theater

A collection of new works will be presented by senior choreographers as part of their culminating project of the dance major. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 2

Fall Faculty Dance Concert: FULL SPEED AHEAD!

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

Forging ahead with gusto and excitement, the Wesleyan Dance Department presents a mixed bill of dance works intertwining activism, race, identity, dance history, somatics, and dynamic movement featuring Artist in Residence in Dance Patricia Beaman, Associate Professor of Dance Katja Kolcio, and Visiting Instructor in Dance Nik Owens '12. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 3

Fall Faculty Dance Concert: FULL SPEED AHEAD!

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

A collection of new works will be presented by senior choreographers as part of their culminating project of the dance major.For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 4

West African Drumming and Dance Concert

07:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring Assistant Professor of Music John Dankwa and Assistant Professor of Dance Iddi Saaka joined by students in West African music and dance classes.For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 5

Worlds of Dance Showcase

02:00 pm

Crowell Concert Hall

The Worlds of Dance Showcase will feature Wesleyan students performing an exciting array of dance styles from a variety of courses, including Indonesian Dance, Bharata Natyam, Hip Hop, and Introduction to Dance.For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 10

Winter Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

Wesleyan student choreographers across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches.For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .

Dec 11

Winter Dance Concert

07:00 pm

CFA Theater

Wesleyan student choreographers across different class years present new group works focusing on a diversity of techniques, methods, and aesthetic approaches. For more information, visit the Center for the Arts website .