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Calendar August 2015 - May 2016

Performance at IU Contemporary Dance.


  • Senior Showcase, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 4 & 5, 2015, Studio Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center

  • IU Dance Theatre Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, Fri.-Sun., Jan. 15-17, 2016, Ruth N. Halls Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
  • New Moves, Student Choreographers, Thus.-Fri. April 28 & 29, 2016, Ruth N. Halls Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center

Fall Semester 2015


20                      Auditions for this year’s theatre productions. Go here to sign up to auditions

21               Freshman Meeting with students and faculty, Studio Theatre, 12p-1:30p

24              CLASSES BEGIN

                 ALL DANCE MAJOR MEETING, 3:30p-5:30p in PH 161

25-27         Auditions for the January concert, 3:30p-5:30p in PH 161

25              Auditions for African American Dance Company (AADC), 7pm, A217

28              Provisional casting for IUCDT & rehearsal schedule posted (subject to change)

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


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

7                 Labor Day, classes do not meet                      

10               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

20-26          Residency with guest artist, Jeremy ‘Jae’ Neal who will cast and rehearse Kyle Abraham’s the Radio Show for the January
                  Concert. AUDITIONS ON SUNDAY, rehearsals begin SUNDAY.  Schedule TBA   


3-8              Residency with guest artist Angie Hauser, Assistant Professor of Dance, Smith College, who will teach and set Bebe Miller work
                   for January Concert. Rehearsal and master class schedule TBA

9-11              Fall Break, classes do not meet

TBA              Master Classes with Connie Dinapoli, guest artist from the Paul Taylor Dance Company & Foundation


7                Potpourri of the Arts, African American Dance Company (AADC) performs, Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 8pm

13              First audition for the dance major for the 2016-17 academic year                       

20              Deadline to submit Final Exam Schedule to Choreographers for Tech Rehearsal scheduling for early return Jan. 7-11, 2016,
                  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

23-29          Thanksgiving Break                      


4-5              Senior Dance Major’s Showcase, Studio Theatre

8                 Wilkie Showcase for all non-dance major dance classes

10                African American Dance Company Studio Concert, Wilkie Auditorium, 7:30pm 

14-18           Final Examination week– Indiana University Dance Theatre will rehearse during this period

Spring Semester 2016


7                Rehearsals begin for Faculty/Guest Artist Concert

11              CLASSES BEGIN.  Academic Advising begins for all students

12              Auditions for AADC, 7pm in AD217

11-14         TECH WEEK: TECHNICAL & DRESS REHEARSALS IN THEATER                      

                 Guest artists Connie Dinapoli, Adriane Fang, and Arturo Garcia teaching technique

15-17            Annual Faculty & Guest Artist Concert, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Bloomington, IN, 7:30 pm evenings, matinee Sat. 2pm                     

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

19-22         Auditions for New Moves, Choreographic Performance Project

23              Rehearsals begin for New Moves works


12              Second audition for the dance major for the 2016-17 Academic Year

TBA            NSAL Contemporary Dance Competition                      


4-5             AADC Annual work-shop

12-20          Spring Break

12-15          American College Dance Festival, Central Region Conference, Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana

TBA             Guest Artist residencies TBA                       


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

24-27           TECH & DRESS FOR NEW MOVES

26                Wilkie Showcase for all non-dance major classes

28-29           New Moves, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, 7:30p

May 2-6        Final Exam Period

Summer 2016

Information about the High School Summer Dance Intensive will be posted soon. Visit Summer Programs for specifics regarding the summer program.

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