Past Events

  • Contact Improvisation

    Final class showing

    Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:30pm

    SHE 351

    Contact Improvisation (3) is an evolving system of movement initiated in 1972 by American choreographer Steve Paxton.  This system of movement incorporates two or more bodies which move together in an improvised manner by sharing weight, rolling, jumping, developing physical points of contact... Read More


  • Spring Dance Sharing

    Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Belk Theater

    This evening of  dance shares work from UNCA faculty and students in the intimate setting of the theater in the roundat the BELK.

    Student work generated from Choreographing Gender and Identity (a choreography class) will be shown next to student work created
    independently from... Read More


  • Spring Dance Sharing

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Belk Theater

    This evening of  dance shares work from UNCA faculty and students in the intimate setting of the theater in the roundat the BELK.

    Student work generated from Choreographing Gender and Identity (a choreography class) will be shown next to student work created
    independently from... Read More


  • Caribbean and African Dance Forms

    Final class showing

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

    SHE 351

    This class will address the fundamentals of movement, rhythm and cultural context in a Caribbean or African dance form.  The goals of this course will be for students to become aware of the different ways in which the body’s alignment and movement in space and time are articulated.  Students... Read More


  • Contemporary Dance

    Final class showing

    Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:30am

    SHE 351

    Contemporary 1 (3). The goal of this introductory level class is to articulate new move- ment with a movement vocabulary that is a contemporary blend of forms. With a focus on finding the body’s full movement in space and time, this class asks students to relo- cate balance and to play with a... Read More


  • Contact Improvisation

    In-Praxis showing

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:30pm

    UNCA Quad

    In-Praxis dance showings engage course materials in campus environments so that informal performance is also practiced. In-Praxis articulates that bodily knowledge and learning process are also content and theory filled arenas in practice.

    All In-Praxis dance showings for Spring 2017 are... Read More


  • Caribbean & African Dance Forms

    In-Praxis showing

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

    UNCA Quad

    In-Praxis dance showings engage course materials in campus environments so that informal performance is also practiced. In-Praxis articulates that bodily knowledge and learning process are also content and theory filled arenas in practice.

    All In-Praxis dance showings for Spring 2017 are... Read More


  • Choreographing Gender and Identity

    Work-In-Progress Showing

    Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

    SHE 351

    This work-in-progress studio showing is of student work from the Choreographing Gender and Identity class.

    This choreography course will endeavor to work through theories of gender and identity in relation to the creation of movement. This course will include this hybrid focus on making... Read More


  • Contemporary Dance

    In-Praxis Dance showing

    Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm

    UNCA Campus Quad

    In-Praxis dance showings engage course materials in campus environments so that informal performance is also practiced. In-Praxis articulates that bodily knowledge and learning process are also content and theory filled arenas in practice.

    All In-Praxis dance showings for Spring 2017 are... Read More


  • Dance Minor Informational Meeting

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

    SHE 351

    Please come and learn about our new dance minor and curriculum at UNC Asheville. Informational session will be from 12-12:45 pm during the free period and is for all interested students.

    If you have any questions please contact:... Read More


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