Sunday, April 13, 2008

WEEK FOUR: APRIL 14-18

SPECIAL EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
TRISHA BROWN SUMMER INTENSIVE
June 9-20, 2008
Trisha Brown Studio
625 West 55th Street, 2nd floor (between 11th and 12th avenues)
For more information, please visit the website: www.trishabrowncompany.org

BOOKINGDANCE 2008 COLLEGE GRADUATE WORKSHOP
A MUST for recent college grads, this workshop will teach you how to start a dance company, how to make a press kit, as well as publicity, marketing and funding skills and much more!
Registration Deadline extended to May 1st.
Learn more! Click here!

JULIET MCMAINS LECTURE: RUMBA ENCOUNTERS
Thursday, April 17; 12:30 in Sullivant Theatre
during Dance In Popular Culture
read Juliet's bio; see Juliet dance; check out Juliet's book

ADF SCREENDANCE DEADLINE EXTENDED
Proposals due May 2
Screendance: State of the Art 2 welcomes the submission of papers and presentations that critically address the issues of curating and its relationship to screendance. Submitted papers must include a 250 word abstract and authorial bio. The conference also welcomes proposals for curated programs to be presented for screening, discussion, and curatorial critique.
For more information including registration, entry forms, and guidelines for submission, please visit www.americandancefestival.org.

SHANI COLLINS TEACHES CLASS
M, W, F, April 14-18; 10:30-12:00
Shani Nwando Ikerioha Collins challenges perspectives of the African-American experience while remaining open to its epic memory, the creator, and her ancestry. She was born in Greensboro, North Carolina and received a BA in Dance from Hollins University. She has performed with Urban Bush Women, Bill T. Jones, Nathan Trice/RITUALS, David Dorfman Dance, Christal Brown's /In Spirit, and Marlies Yearby among others. Eternal Works by Shani Collins has been performed at Judson Church, Lincoln Theater, Aaron Davis Hall, Hollins University, Dixon Place, and St. Marks Church. Collins has created work on Urban Bush Women's "Dixwell Project", and has been selected to be the choreographer in residence at Bates Dance Festival. Shani is currently dancing with Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE and developing her vision through Eternal Work. She is here working with Sydnie Liggett on her senior honors project.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

FOLCLOR HISPANO PRESENTS MI TIERRA BAILA
Friday, April 18, 8:00pm
Thurber Theater in the Drake Union
FREE!
for more details and to RSVP, click the Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=10736365678

DANCE DOWNTOWN 2008
Th-Sat, May 1-3, 8pm; Sat, May 3, 3pm
Riffe Center's Capitol Theatre
77 S. High St.

REMINDERS AND SHOUT OUTS
DEPARTMENT OF DANCE JOB OPENING
Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure track
Application Deadline: September 30, 2008
Date of Hire: Autumn Quarter 2009
for more information, please click here.

WELCOME TO THE CORD BOARD
The Board of Directors for the Congress on Research in Dance will be meeting here Friday and Saturday, April 18-19.

CONGRATULATIONS TO DANCELINX
1st Place at The Midwest Mix-Up Hip Hop Dance Competition! DanceLinx successfully advanced through all three rounds competing against teams from Ohio State, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and New Hampshire. Congrats to dance majors Erika Harris, Sydnie Liggett, Sarah Lulenski, Shelly Maroon, and Sherrell Whitmire and all of DanceLinx for their win!

FUN STUFF
Drawing Toucans: Please visit the board between the women's and men's locker rooms and contribute your version of a toucan. Who can draw a postmodern toucan????? You can!!!!!!!!

Slow dancing...

from the SVPP Collection
Chair Couch Lunch
Join the chair on the couches for lunch on Wednesdays 12:00-12:30 this
quarter. Bring your lunch, have a snack, and chat about anything at all.
Looking forward to meeting/seeing you.

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