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Students enjoy a dance class taught by Ben Munisteri in Kirby Sports Center.

November 12, 2013

Lafayette Receives $450,000 Grant to Bring Choreographers to Area Colleges

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Lafayette is the recipient of a $450,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will bring established and emerging choreographers to the classrooms, studios, and stages of area colleges. The collaborative program will explore the use of dance as an art form and how its creative powers can be infused across a liberal arts [...]

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May 20, 2013

Photo Gallery: Dance Company Presents Spring Recital

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Earlier this semester, Lafayette Dance Company held its 8th annual Spring Recital. The performance included various styles of dance including modern, ballet, tap, and contemporary. View and share more images of the recital on Flickr

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January 7, 2013

CaPA Students Contribute to Vibrancy of Campus Arts Community

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If anyone wonders whether the arts are alive and well in higher education, they need look no further than the College’s Creative and Performing Arts (CaPA) Fellowship program. This year, there are 27 students from diverse academic backgrounds pursuing projects that range from writing to studio art to theater to music. “We find an increasingly [...]

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September 10, 2012

An Arts Infusion: Lafayette Kicks Off START Initiative

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Lafayette kicked off its multi-year START Project this weekend with faculty workshops and a festival of arts-based displays, performances, and presentations in Anderson Courtyard and Acopian Engineering Center. Funded by an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the initiative will further integrate the performing and visual arts throughout the curriculum and co-curricular activities, [...]

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February 22, 2012

Video: Student-Led Performance Groups Share Their Talents

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Student-led performance groups in music, dance, theater, and spoken word are thriving at Lafayette, complementing ensembles led by the music and theater departments. Brief videos from earlier this winter display the talents of several student-led a cappella and dance groups.

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May 17, 2011

A Passion for Dance: Rebecca Mohler ’11 Overcomes Disease to Excel Onstage and in the Classroom

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When Rebecca Mohler ’11 was a first-year student, there were days when her joints hurt so much that she could barely walk to class or even down the hall. “It was very scary at that point, because I had no idea what was wrong with me, and it was probably one of the most painful [...]

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April 5, 2011

Inspired Talent: Students Perform Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Break Dancing

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Students broke out a variety of dance styles — including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and break dancing — during the Lafayette Dance Company’s recent spring recital. The dance company is comprised of several campus organizations dedicated to different areas of dance: Synchromotion follows traditional methods such as ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical; Dance Cr3w [...]

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February 1, 2010

Noreum Machi Performs Feb. 9 at the Williams Center

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Concert is part of the College’s Sound Alternatives series The Korean music and dance ensemble Noreum Machi will perform 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Williams Center for Arts. Tickets are free for Lafayette students, $6 for students at LVAIC schools, $4 for faculty and staff, and $22 for the public. They can be [...]

Rennie Harris' Puremovement Dance Company Returns to Lafayette Feb. 3

January 21, 2010

Rennie Harris’ Puremovement Dance Company Returns to Lafayette Feb. 3

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Performance and open rehearsal is part of the College’s celebration of Black History Month Rennie Harris’ award-winning dance company Puremovement returns to Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. The Footlights series performance is one of many activities included in the College’s celebration of Black History Month. Tickets are free for [...]

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October 28, 2009

Doug Elkins and Friends Will Present Fräulein Maria Nov. 10

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Williams Center performance is part of the 2009-10 Footlights series Doug Elkins and Friends will present the dance Fräulein Maria, based on the classic musical The Sound of Music, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Williams Center for the Arts. Tickets are free for Lafayette students, $6 for students at LVAIC schools, $4 for [...]