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Restaging of the ‘Blank Placard Dance’ at Rochester

Mon, 26 Apr 2021

Students from the Program of Movement and Dance will present a recreation of the iconic 1960s work in the city of Rochester to inspire thought about the pandemic and the power of protest.


inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

Thu, 11 Feb 2021

The virtual version of the annual inspireDANCE festival welcomes everyone to learn new dance styles for free from top choreographers and instructors.


With ‘Flight of Sites,’ students and faculty set choreography to campus architecture

Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Flight of Sites: Dances in Innovative Spaces, a two-day concert featuring student and faculty choreography, embraced both an outdoor and online audience experience.


An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Students and faculty members adapt to new—and safety-conscious—ways of interacting as teachers, scholars, and researchers.


Spring weekend of shows explores dance, collaboration

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

Spring Explorations and Experimental Dances, or “S.E.E.D.,” features original work from student choreographers and composers, alongside renowned choreographer David Dorfman and performances from Rochester faculty.


Be inspired to dance

Tue, 12 Feb 2019

The ninth annual inspireDance Festival features more than 30 events, performances, and master classes covering many dance styles, for newcomers and experienced dancers alike.