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Movement in culture

Movement in culture

June 16, 2016

By Cassandra Santiago [email protected] Duane Lee Holland Jr. is no stranger to firsts. At 17 years old, he launched his professional dance career with the first theater/hip-hop/dance company...

Undergraduate dance students to perform original works in Space/Place Theater tonight

Undergraduate dance students to perform original works in Space/Place Theater tonight

Alex Kramer, [email protected] May 5, 2016

After a school year working on professors’ prerogatives, dance majors are taking over, performing their own pieces in an annual showcase. The Undergrad Dance Concert will open at Space/Place Theater...

Trespassing into being: Of Being and Seeing to showcase MFA dance theses

Trespassing into being: ‘Of Being and Seeing’ to showcase MFA dance theses

Isaac Hamlet, [email protected] April 14, 2016

An oblivion of black fades to a stage of mist, lit by shifting lights opening behind five dancers. They are slow to enter this new expanse, hesitant. Electric growls warn them away, yet eventually, with...

Dancing into water: UI Dancers in Company concert begins today

Dancing into water: UI Dancers in Company concert begins today

February 25, 2016

The Dancers in Company will present its home concert, which explores the theme of water, in Space/Place. By Claire Dietz | [email protected] Formless, fluid, and unhesitating, the dancers invoke...

Fusing the media atoms: UI students mix media in GRIT performance bred from struggle

Fusing the media atoms: UI students mix media in ‘GRIT’ performance bred from struggle

Isaac Hamlet, [email protected] February 18, 2016

Art forms regularly collide in small ways. Films demand actors practice their craft while featuring costumes produced over hours of laborious design. Comics display vivid splashes of art peppered with...

(From left to right) Crystal Gurrola, Anya Kress, Erin Corcoran, Anthony Pucci and Kristen Vasilakos perform Pineapple during the Faculty/Graduate Concert rehearsal on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The performance will be held on Feb. 11th, 12th and 13th at 8pm at Space Place Theater in North Hall. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

UI Dance Department to stage graduate/faculty concert

February 11, 2016

Dance Department faculty members and graduate students will perform in Space/Place on Friday. By Isaac Hamlet [email protected] Emotions can be read from the bend of an eyebrow or the soft lifting...

The total amount of money raised is reveled during the final hour of the Big Event in the Iowa Memorial Union on Feb. 7, 2015. The goal for Dance Marathon this year was two million dollars.This is Dance Marathons 21st Big Event at UI.

Iowa high schools pitch in for UI Dance Marathon

January 27, 2016

By Savannah Guyer [email protected] It’s not just for college kids. Through mini versions of their college counterparts, high schools in Iowa City have been able to raise thousands of dollars...

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