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Melee Fall Dance Show

Melee Fall Dance Show

The Lawrence University Dance Team performs in the Fall Dance Show, “Rejuvenation.” Photo by Kiran Mufty On Friday, Nov. 4, the Melee Dance Troupe presented their Fall Dance Show, titled “Rejuvenation,” in the Esch-Hurvis Studio. In addition to Melee’s own dancers, the show featured the Lawrence University Dance Team (LUDT) and LU Ballet. Together, the

Dance, Uncucumbered

Uncucumbered surprised its audience with spontaneous movements and instantaneous connections between the performers. The performance featured Instructor of Dance Margaret Paek, along with her longtime friends and dance partners from New York, Bradley Teal Ellis, Melissa Guerrero, Elise Knudson and Paul Singh performing all together for the first time. A completely improvised piece, Uncucumbered transported

“Bird Lady” transforms photographs into movements

On Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4, Rebecaa Salzer Dance Theatre presented the premiere of “Bird Lady,” a multimedia dance piece conceived by Salzer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, and Kristine McIntyre. The piece is inspired by the work of Chicago nanny and street photographer Vivian Maier, who took over 150,000 photographs throughout her

Bellows of Sound features improvisational dance and music

On Friday, Feb. 28, a group of students came together to create Bellows of Sound, a visual and musical performance event. It consisted of a variety of instrumentalists and dancers utilizing a combination of choreography, music-reading and improvisation to create their moving performance. The performance was held in the Wriston Art Galleries. Holding the concert

Sannidhi performance blends art forms

The Ragamala dance ensemble performed Aparna Ramaswamy’s “Sannidhi” on Wednesday, Jan. 22 in Stansbury Theatre as part of the 2013-2014 Dance Series. Ragamala blends dance, poetry, and music that incorporate both Eastern and Western artistic and cultural traditions. Its artistic directors and main dancers, Aparna and Ranee Ramaswarmy, a mother and daughter duo, build upon

Melee joins forces with other groups in fall preview show

On the evening of Friday, Nov. 8, Lawrence University’s dance troupe Melee, along with Lawrence Swing Dance, Danza Mexica and Massive Movement, performed six different dances over a brief but highly kinetic session previewing what student dancers have been working on this fall. These dances demonstrated great diversity of style and choreographic creativity. Melee states