Dance
Contact
Department Chair:
Ann Cooper Albright

Phone: 440 7758152
Fax: 440 7758340

Location:
Warner Center 100
30 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

2013-14 Events

2013-14 Events

OBERLIN DANCE DEPARTMENT

ANNUAL CONCERTS

Diverse programs designed around a central theme and featuring the creations of Oberlin student choreographers, Fall Forward and Spring Back are a campus tradition each semester.

Fall Forward

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 8:00 pm
Friday, November 8, 2013, 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 9, 2013, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

Spring Back

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 8:00 pm
Friday, April 11, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space


OBERLIN DANCE COMPANY

Faculty and students of the Oberlin dance department prepare this multifaceted annual celebration of dance. This year’s performance includes jazz dance by Adenike Sharpley, contact improvisation with Ann Cooper Albright’s Varsity Contact group, a premiere contemporary dance duet by faculty members Holly Handman Lopez and Bobby Wesner, and students performing in the traditional Oberlin Dance Company premiering new choreography by Nusha Martynuk.

A Showcase by Oberlin Dance Company

Friday, May 2, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 pm
Hall Auditorium


DANCE DIASPORA

A pair of annual dance concerts created by artist-in-residence Adenike Sharpley and directed by Oberlin dance department faculty, Dance Diaspora and the Essence Dance Concert celebrate the spirituality, philosophy, and diversity of African culture. The concerts feature the work of Oberlin’s Essence dance troupe and its touring offshoot, Dance Diaspora, and both shows are co-presented by the dance and Africana studies departments.

Dance Diaspora

Friday, October 11, 2013, 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

Essence Dance Concert

Friday, March 7, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space


WINTER TERM

Pop Dance Culture: Dance Technique and Choreography with Nicholas Leichter

Nicholas Leichter has taught throughout the United States and at festivals in Africa, Asia, Canada, and Eastern and Western Europe, and he has been on faculty at Tisch School of the Arts, Bates Dance Festival and the American Dance Festival in Durham, New York, Russia, Korea, and Shanghai. Leichter has created over 25 works for his own company, including Carmina Burana and Rite of Spring commissioned by the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and Sweetwash with Eisa Davis for The Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach Community College.

Winter Term Dance Showing

Friday, January 31, 2014, 4:30 pm
Warner Main Space


STUDENT DANCE CONCERTS

Student Dance Showcase

Friday, November 15, 2013, 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

And What!? Dance Concert

Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 7, 2013, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

Senior Dance Concert

Choreography by Julie Garber & Hayley Larson
Friday, February 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

Student Dance Showcase

Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space

And What!? Dance Concert

Friday, May 10, 2014, 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:00 pm
Warner Main Space