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February 5, 2014

Baltimore Dance Project 2014 SEASON Feb 6-8

Baltimore Dance Project is coming to UMBC's gorgeous Proscenium Theatre in the spanking new Performing Arts and Humanities Building. We've linked up with the first ever Baltimore County Dance Celebration with three premieres and a performance by guest dancer/choreographer Trent Williams. You'll see stunning interdisciplinary, multimedia and collaborative works performed by outstanding company alumni and some fabulous new dancers. Check the UMBC Arts Calendar for tickers and more information
here.

December 5, 2013

FALL DANCE SHOWCASE 2014

We're excited!!! The UMBC Dance Department presents the Fall Dance Showcase in the Proscenium Theatre of the UMBC's shiny new Performing Arts and Humanities Building. There's beautiful dancing, inspired choreography, and two new works from this year's visiting artist, Florian Rouiller. Come see us dance in this gorgeous space!

$12 General Admission
$7 Students and Seniors
For reservations, call the Dance Box Office at 410-455-6240 or order tickets online through missiontix.

October 8, 2013

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists to perform at UMBC on October 11, 2013

Check our Upcoming Events page for information about this stunning dance company, and how to get tickets! Don't miss it!.

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists to perform at UMBC on October 11, 2013

One performance only! Don't miss Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (CKM&A) on Friday, Oct. 11 at 8pm in the Old Theatre by the Commons. This company of remarkable dancers works their magic with an evening of beautiful work in a program entitled Places I've Been, and includes Morgan's solo For Becky, a tribute to the late Rebecca Marie Jung (1965-2011), an alumna of the UMBC Department of Dance.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Purchase tickets online in advance through Mission Tix

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists is a professional contemporary dance company founded in July 2011, as a vehicle for Morgan’s choreographic exploration of social and cultural issues. In residence at American Dance Institute in Rockville, MD, and The Alden in McLean, VA, the company provides a creative outlet for its artists through virtuosic and expressive dance performances that give audiences an opportunity for self-reflection. CKM&A works to demystify contemporary dance through community dialogue and online video content. The company also provides professional and pre-professional educational opportunities and facilitation to professional artists.

https://vimeo.com/75971562

May 8, 2013

Location Change for Spring Dance Showcase 2013

Because of a power outage on part of the UMBC campus, the Spring Dance Showcase has moved from the Theatre by the Commons to the Fine Arts Building, Room 317. Please check our Upcoming Events section for ticket information.

SPRING DANCE SHOWCASE 2013

The Spring Dance Showcase will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, May 9, 10, 11 in the Fine Arts Building, room 317 at 8:00 pm each evening.

This annual concert features the UMBC Dance Department's talented student performers in choreography by students and faculty.

$12 general admission $7 students and seniors. For information and reservations, call the Dance Box Office at 410-455-6240

Please note the new location of this performance (Fine Arts Building 317)

April 17, 2013

Senior Choreographers present works on April 19 and 20, 2013

The Spring Senior Dance Concert is happening this weekend on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20 at 8pm in Fine Arts 317. Check our Upcoming Events page for more details!

Senior Concert April 19 and 20, 2013

The UMBC Dance Department presents a whopping eight pieces on the Spring 2013 Senior Concert. Performances are Friday, April 19 and Saturday April 20 at 8pm in Fine Arts 317. The concert features works by seniors Leah Blackstone, Amanda Brandenburg, Erin Gum, Michelle Kuah, Brittni Mann, Maria Stickley and Dreux Thibeault and by alum Desiree Koontz-Nachtrieb. Come see inspired performances and wonderful dancing by our talented students!

For information and reservations, call the Dance Box Office at (410) 455-6240; or order tickets through MissionTix.

November 2, 2012

Senior Dance Concert November 9 and 10, 2012

Check our Upcoming Events to find out more about the Senior Dance Concert!
Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm in Studio 317 of the Fine Arts Building. It's going to be a great show!

Senior Dance Concert November 9 and 10, 2012

It's time for the Fall 2012 Senior Dance Concert!

Come experience the exciting new works of 7 senior dance students at UMBC! Performances are Friday, November 9th and Saturday, November 10th, beginning at 8pm in the UMBC Fine Arts Building Room 317. Tickets are $7 for students and $12 for general admission. For more information please call the Dance Department at UMBC at 410-455-2179, or order tickets online at Missiontix.

Teresa Hayes: “Artivism” explores how deviation from social norms progresses society forward.

Jonique Holcomb-Meade: “Beware of Dog” explores making a perfect setting imperfect by incorporating human emotion into a patch of flowers and a white picket fence.

Kristy House: “Branded” explores the turmoil of the prisoners of the Holocaust and their struggle to preserve themselves.

Alex J. Krebs: “Rapid Eye Movement” explores common dream themes through movement. Such themes include flying, falling, and teeth falling out.

Arnesha Reives: “Amygdala” a dance that explores the fight or flight theory, capturing the emotion of fear and the authentic movement created when placed in a life or death situation.

Meagan Singleton: “Immersion” represents the fear and sensuality of drowning.

Franki Trout: “Baggage” Dancers manipulate, throw and struggle with multiple pieces of luggage that symbolize more than the physical object.