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Important Dates - Dance 2014-2015


Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 2,  9:30              Prospective Student Auditions

Wednesday, September 3                   Classes Begin

Saturday, September 6, 8:30              Auditions for all 2014-2015 Faculty and Guest Artist Performances

Friday, September 12, 5:30                Dance Program Dinner at Tower Inn Cafe, 701 Cross Street, Ypsilanti

Friday, September 19, 10:00 am         Dance Forum: Student Choreography Showing, Warner*

Friday, September 26                          Check due to Sherry Jerome Wilkinson for ACDFA

October TBA 9:00 am                        Dance Therapy Workshop with Therapist Karen Barcey, 106 Warner

November 3-7                                      Advising week for Winter Semester dance classes

Monday, November 10                        In-class audition day for prospective students

Friday, November 21, 10:00 am           Dance Forum: Student Choreography Showing, 106 Warner

Saturday, November 22                      Oakland Dance Festival at Harrison High School

Wed-Fri, November 26-30                  Thanksgiving Recess

Thursday, December 4                        Dress Rehearsal for Ballet, Pease

Friday, December 5                             Ballet Performances, Pease - Times: 10 am, 12:15 pm and 7:30 pm

Thursday, December 11                      Last Day of Classes

December 12-18                                   Final Examinations


Winter 2015

Monday, January 5                              First Day of Classes

Friday, January 9, 9:30                       Senior Projects Audition, 11:00 Adv Comp Audition

Saturday, January 10                          Load-in for January Concert

Sunday, Jan 11-Thurs, Jan 15           Tech for January Dance Concert

Friday, Jan 16, Sat, Jan 17,  8:00       January Dance Concert - Quirk Theatre

Sunday, January 18,  2:00                  January Dance Concert - Quirk Theatre

Monday, January 19                            MLK Jr. Day-No Classes

Friday, February 6, 9:30                     Dance Forum: Student Choreography Showing, Warner*

Friday, February 13,  9:30                  Prospective Student Audition

Feb 23-March 1                                   Winter Recess/ University Closed

TBD                                                      American College Dance Festival, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

March 9-13                                           Advising Week

Friday, March 20                                 Prospective Student Audition 

March 20                                             Dance Program Scholarships due to M&D office - Application

March 27                                             Undergraduate Symposium, Student Center

March 27                                             Dance and Music Multimedia Concert in Pease Auditorium

April 3 - 5                                             Spring Recess/University Closed

TBA                                                      Bravo! Concert, Alexander Recital Hall

Saturday, April 11                               Load in at 9:00 am Senior Projects Concert, 4:30 pm Pease

Friday April 17, 7:30                           Advance Dance Composition Concert, Warner*

Monday, April 20                                 Last Day of Classes

April 21-27                                           Final Examinations


Dance in the Mitten                              EMU/Ypsilanti  (Spring, TBD)

* Student pieces under consideration for ACDF must be performed at all Dance Forum Choreography Showings, Showings are open to all dance majors and minors to show finished or works-in-progress choreographic work

*All events are in the Linda Crum Hemmelgarn Dance Studio, 106 Warner B
Building, unless noted otherwise


The School of Music & Dance is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344 • Faculty Resources