Past Events

  • Fall Dance Happening

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    The Dance Happening is a mildly curated studio showing of faculty and student in-progress works.  This showing/sharing is meant to offer a safe space for faculty and students to present work side-by-side in a community setting. In the tradition of experimental dance sharings this is a low-tech,... Read More


  • Ruth Barnes Performance

    Here, There and Everywhere, an informal performance

    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:00am

    Sherrill Center 351

    Ruth Barnes will present part of her solo “Here, There and Everywhere” with talk back.

    In 2013, Barnes conceived, produced and performed Here, There and Everywhere, a 50 minute solo, made in collaboration with five choreographers living in Scotland. She also is co-editor of Dance’s Duet... Read More


  • Ruth Barnes Dance Intensive Showings

    Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    Ruth Barnes is Professor and Coordinator of the Missouri State University Dance Program. Early in her career, Ruth established a reputation as a performer, choreographer and master teacher of contemporary dance in New York City. During the residency Ruth has worked for two hour periods for 3... Read More


  • Master Classes with Ruth Barnes

    Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    We all move. How do you move? What moves you today? How do you respond when others move? Passing energy, seeing nuances, hearing the breath, sensing vibrations, reacting or not reacting – we make choices and commit to them, expanding on the physicality we discover or create.

    Three 2-hour... Read More


  • Master Classes with Ruth Barnes

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    We all move. How do you move? What moves you today? How do you respond when others move? Passing energy, seeing nuances, hearing the breath, sensing vibrations, reacting or not reacting – we make choices and commit to them, expanding on the physicality we discover or create.

    Three 2-hour... Read More


  • Master Classes with Ruth Barnes

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    We all move. How do you move? What moves you today? How do you respond when others move? Passing energy, seeing nuances, hearing the breath, sensing vibrations, reacting or not reacting – we make choices and commit to them, expanding on the physicality we discover or create.

    Three 2-hour... Read More


  • Ruth Barnes Lecture

    Dancing Life, a Performative Lecture

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 351

    Dancing Life, a Performative Lecture: the 1950s to today, from the United States to Europe and back. Born and raised in New York City, I was enrolled in “creative dance” classes as a young child, then discovered modern dance (first Humphrey and Graham, then Cunningham) and classical European... Read More


  • Dance Minor Informational Meeting

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:15pm

    Sherrill Center, Room 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: cbambara@unca.edu


  • 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


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