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Dance Team: Where Arts and Sports Collide

Is it art? Is it a sport? Lawrence University Dance Team answers “Yes!” to both questions. Bringing together two previously disparate categories, the Dance Team gracefully straddles the line between athleticism and artistry, all while supporting Lawrence athletic teams. Lawrence University Dance Team (LUDT) made their season debut at the football home game on September

Captains corner: Elsie Tenpas & Arianna Fearing (Dance Team)

Photo courtesy of Elsie Tenpas. This week I had the opportunity to sit down with newly elected Lawrence University Dance Team (LUDT) sophomore captains Arianna Fearing and Elsie Tenpas to discuss their relationships to the team and their goals for the coming season.   Sarah Grubbe: The trimester system is a fast paced one, what

Wild Space Dance Company visits Stansbury Theatre

The Wild Space Dance Company visited Lawrence University on Friday, March 31 and performed at 8 p.m. in Stansbury Theatre. The company is a collaboration between several dancers and musicians—the latter group of which included Instructor of Music Sumner Truax on saxophone. The title of their program, “Caught Up in the Moment,” was particularly appropriate

“Symphonic Dances” lights up Chapel

  From 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, the Lawrence Memorial Chapel was filled with the wonderful, resonant sounds of Associate Professor of Music Anthony Padilla’s piano performance. The recital, entitled “Symphonic Dances,” featured orchestral transcriptions—either piano pieces arranged for orchestra, or orchestral pieces arranged for piano. Between each piece, Padilla provided the

Dance Series presents “Another”

Dancers perform in “Another” as a part of Lawrence’s 2016-2017 Dance Series. Photo by Angelica Hurtado   “Another,” part of Lawrence’s 2016-2017 Dance Series, is a multi-disciplinary performance exploring the relationship between dance and improvised music composition, directed by Milwaukee-based performance artists Dawn Springer and Jon Mueller, who are interested in reimagining older performance styles

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