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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.


Public health joins dance to put arts into action

Thu, 10 Jan 2019

In an effort to understand how to initiate change in a community, students in an Arts and Activism course, and their counterparts in an Environmental Health and Justice course, met up in Rochester dance studio to create some new moves.