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Calendar August 2016 - May 2017

Performance at IU Contemporary Dance.


  • Choreography Project, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3, 2016, Studio Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center - 6:30 & 8:30pm shows

  • Roots to Wings, IU Contemporary Dance Theatre Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, Fri.-Sun., Jan. 13-15, 2017, Ruth N. Halls Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
  • New Moves, Student Choreographers' Showcase, Thurs & Fri. April 27 & 28, 2017, Space TBA, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center

Fall Semester 2016


22               CLASSES BEGIN and ALL DANCE MAJOR MEETING, 3:30p-5:30p in PH 161

23               Auditions for the IU African American Dance Company (AADC), 7:00, AD217

23-25          Auditions for the January concert, 3:30p-6:30p in PH 161

27-Sept 4    Gallim Dance in residence, audition, rehearsals and master classes

29-Sept 2    Faculty workshops for January concert, TBD


Students should begin to meet with their academic advisor(s) in order to obtain registration approval for spring course schedule.

5                 Labor Day, classes do not meet                      

6                 Rehearsals begin for Faculty works in January Concert (subject to change)

7                 Istijmam Theater all Department Session in Wells Metz Theater, 3pm

8                 Istijman Theater performance, 7:00pm Wells Metz Theater, 7:30pm

15               Convocation for Department, Courtyard outside of Theatre Building. Welcome party for students and faculty, free pizza, please attend if you are not in rehearsal, 5pm  


6                 IUCDT Performance, First Thursdays, program TBA

7                 Fall Break, classes do not meet

8-21            Residency with guest artist Jennifer Scanlon for Limon work for January Concert. Rehearsal and master class schedule TBA

11               Embodied Conversations on Race: Dancing Difficult Dialogues 7pm, Presidents Hall, presented by dance faculty McCarthy-Brown & Carter, Dance majors will perform


5                 Potpourri of the Arts, IU Auditorium 8:00pm, featuring IU Soul Review, IU AADC & IU African American Choral Ensemble

13               First audition for the dance major for the 2017-18 academic year                      

14               Deadline to submit Final Exam Schedule to Choreographers for Tech Rehearsal scheduling for early return Jan. 5-10, 2017, please check with your Faculty Choreographer before scheduling Winter break travel departure and return!

TBA             Tickets on sale for Faculty and Guest Artist Concert at IU Box Office

20-27          Thanksgiving Break                     


2-3              Choreography Projects Showcase, Studio Theatre

5                 Wilkie Showcase for all dance minor dance classes

6                 AADC Studio Concert, Wilkie Auditorium, 7:30pm

12-16           Final Examination week– Indiana University Dance Theatre will rehearse during this period

Spring Semester 2017


5                 Rehearsals begin for Faculty/Guest Artist Concert

9                 CLASSES BEGIN.  Academic Advising begins for all students

10               Auditions for AADC, 7pm in AD217


13-15          Annual Faculty & Guest Artist Concert, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Bloomington, IN, 7:30 pm evenings, matinee Sat. 2pm                      

16               Martin Luther King, Jr. Official Holiday, classes do not meet

17-20          Auditions for New Moves

23               Rehearsals begin for New Moves


24               Second audition for the dance major for the 2017-18 Academic Year

TBA             NSAL Contemporary Dance Competition                      


3-4             AADC Annual work-shop

11-19          Spring Break

29-April1     American College Dance Festival, Central Region Conference, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

TBA             Guest Artist residencies                      


8                AADC Annual Spring Concert,  7:30pm, Buskirk- Chumley Theatre

24-26         TECH & DRESS FOR New Moves

TBD            Willkie Showcase for all non-dance major classes

28-29         New Moves, Wells-Metz Theatre, 7:30p

May 1-5      Final Exam Period

IU Theatre Production Season

Dancing at Lughnasa, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Sept. 23 - Oct. 1, 2016

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Wells-Metz Theatre, Oct. 21-Oct. 29th

Jesus Christ Super Star, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Nov. 4, 5, and 8-12

The Exonerated, Wells-Metz Theatre, Dec. 2, 3, and 6-10

The Duchess of Malfi, Feb. 3-11

The Tempest, Feb. 24-March 4

At First Sight NEW PLAYS, March 24- April 1

The Drowsy Chaperone, April 14-22

Summer 2017

Information about the High School Summer Dance Intensive is posted on the Summer Programs page. Follow the link to see all the specifics regarding the summer program.

IU Contemporary Dance | Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance | Lee Norvelle Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 | (812) 855-7020Events 1

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