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Dance with MaDaCol

Date posted: August 14th, 2014

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MaDaCol (Mather Dance Collective) is a modern dance group that welcomes anyone interested in dance and performing, regardless of past experience. The  group rehearsals every Sunday 5 -7:30 p.m. and performs a dance concert at the end of the semester.
There will be four dances on the concert and the audition consists of taking a warm-up class with all other attendees and learning movement from each of the four choreographers.  Those auditioning then list the dances they would like to be in and efforts are made to give everyone their first or second choice where possible. [...Read more]

MaDaCol Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Date posted: March 31st, 2014

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More than 50 Case Western Reserve University graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and community members will restage some favorite dances from the past to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Case Western Reserve’s Mather Dance Collective (MaDaCol), founded in 1984.
MaDaCol 30th Anniversary runs Thursday, April 10, and Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 12 at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. All performances take place at Mather Dance Center, 11201 Bellflower Rd., [...Read more]

MFA Thesis Concert – On The Edge

Date posted: February 6th, 2014

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The Department of Dance at Case Western Reserve University will continue its 2013-2014 season with On The Edge, a thesis concert featuring MFA candidates Dani Dowler and Karina Browne. The concert will feature a reconstruction of a solo choreographed by the 20th century legendary modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey. The concert will also feature Black Diamond, an abstract work for two female dancers choreographed by Pascal Rioult, [...Read more]

Au Courant leads off CWRU dance performance season with four works

Date posted: November 1st, 2013

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The Department Dance at Case Western Reserve University celebrates movement and innovation by leading off the 2013-14 season with Au Courant, a collection of new and revisited dance works.
Au Courant will be performed Nov. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. and Nov.3 at 2:30 p.m. at Mather Dance Center, 11201 Bellflower Rd., on the university campus.
Mark Morris’ Canonic 3/4 Studies, and the return of Gary Galbraith’s evocative Remote Encounters, [...Read more]

Department of Dance featured in Art/Sci Magazine

Date posted: August 14th, 2013

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Chun-Jou Tsai, performing her on the stage of Mather Dance Center, earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Department of Dance this spring.
Photo credit: Joel Hauserman
The Department of Dance is featured in the current issue of Art/Sci Magazine. The cover story “Dance Fervor” can be read here. [...Read more]