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Calendar August 2016 - May 2017

Performance at IU Contemporary Dance.


  • Choreography Project, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3, 2016, Studio Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center - 6:30 & 8:30pm shows

  • Roots to Wings, IU Contemporary Dance Theatre Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, Fri.-Sun., Jan. 13-15, 2017, Ruth N. Halls Theater, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
  • New Moves, Student Choreographers' Showcase, Thurs & Fri. April 27 & 28, 2017, Space TBA, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center

Fall Semester 2016


22               CLASSES BEGIN and ALL DANCE MAJOR MEETING, 3:30p-5:30p in PH 161

23               Auditions for the IU African American Dance Company (AADC), 7:00, AD217

23-25          Auditions for the January concert, 3:30p-6:30p in PH 161

27-Sept 4    Gallim Dance in residence, audition, rehearsals and master classes

29-Sept 2    Faculty workshops for January concert, TBD


Students should begin to meet with their academic advisor(s) in order to obtain registration approval for spring course schedule.

5                 Labor Day, classes do not meet                      

6                 Rehearsals begin for Faculty works in January Concert (subject to change)

7                 Istijmam Theater all Department Session in Wells Metz Theater, 3pm

8                 Istijman Theater performance, 7:00pm Wells Metz Theater, 7:30pm

15               Convocation for Department, Courtyard outside of Theatre Building. Welcome party for students and faculty, free pizza, please attend if you are not in rehearsal, 5pm  


6                 IUCDT Performance, First Thursdays, program TBA

7                 Fall Break, classes do not meet

8-21            Residency with guest artist Jennifer Scanlon for Limon work for January Concert. Rehearsal and master class schedule TBA

11               Embodied Conversations on Race: Dancing Difficult Dialogues 7pm, Presidents Hall, presented by dance faculty McCarthy-Brown & Carter, Dance majors will perform


5                 Potpourri of the Arts, IU Auditorium 8:00pm, featuring IU Soul Review, IU AADC & IU African American Choral Ensemble

13               First audition for the dance major for the 2017-18 academic year                      

14               Deadline to submit Final Exam Schedule to Choreographers for Tech Rehearsal scheduling for early return Jan. 5-10, 2017, please check with your Faculty Choreographer before scheduling Winter break travel departure and return!

TBA             Tickets on sale for Faculty and Guest Artist Concert at IU Box Office

20-27          Thanksgiving Break                     


2-3              Choreography Projects Showcase, Studio Theatre

5                 Wilkie Showcase for all dance minor dance classes

6                 AADC Studio Concert, Wilkie Auditorium, 7:30pm

12-16           Final Examination week– Indiana University Dance Theatre will rehearse during this period

Spring Semester 2017


5                 Rehearsals begin for Faculty/Guest Artist Concert

9                 CLASSES BEGIN.  Academic Advising begins for all students

10               Auditions for AADC, 7pm in AD217


13-15          Annual Faculty & Guest Artist Concert, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Bloomington, IN, 7:30 pm evenings, matinee Sat. 2pm                      

16               Martin Luther King, Jr. Official Holiday, classes do not meet

17-20          Auditions for New Moves

23               Rehearsals begin for New Moves


24               Second audition for the dance major for the 2017-18 Academic Year

TBA             NSAL Contemporary Dance Competition                      


3-4             AADC Annual work-shop

11-19          Spring Break

29-April1     American College Dance Festival, Central Region Conference, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

TBA             Guest Artist residencies                      


8                AADC Annual Spring Concert,  7:30pm, Buskirk- Chumley Theatre

24-26         TECH & DRESS FOR New Moves

TBD            Willkie Showcase for all non-dance major classes

27-28         New Moves, Space TBA, 7:30p

May 1-5      Final Exam Period

IU Theatre Production Season

Dancing at Lughnasa, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Sept. 23 - Oct. 1, 2016

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Wells-Metz Theatre, Oct. 21-Oct. 29th

Jesus Christ Super Star, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Nov. 4, 5, and 8-12

The Exonerated, Wells-Metz Theatre, Dec. 2, 3, and 6-10

The Duchess of Malfi, Feb. 3-11

The Tempest, Feb. 24-March 4

At First Sight NEW PLAYS, March 24- April 1

The Drowsy Chaperone, April 14-22

Summer 2017

Information about the High School Summer Dance Intensive will be posted soon. Visit Summer Programs for specifics regarding the summer program.

IU Contemporary Dance | Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance | Lee Norvelle Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 | (812) 855-7020Events 1

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