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Important Dates - Dance 2016-2017


Fall 2016

Tuesday, September 6               Prospective Student Audition 9:30 am

Wednesday, September 7          Classes Begin

Saturday, September 10             Auditions for Faculty and Guest Artist performances, 9:00 am

Friday, September 16                 Friday Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am

Friday, September 23                 Check due for ACDA

Mon., Oct 31-Fri., Nov 4             Advising Week

Friday, Nov. 18                            Dance Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am

Saturday, November 19              Oakland Dance Festival at Harrison High School

Wed-Fri Nov 23-27                     Thanksgiving Recess

Thursday, December 1               Dress Rehearsal for Midsummer Night’s Dream, 7:00 pm, Pease

Friday, December 2                    Ballet Performance, 10:00 am, 12:15 pm, 7:30 pm Pease

Friday, December 9                    Advanced Composition/Senior Projects Auditions 9:00-11:00 am

Monday, December 12               Beginning Elements of Dance Composition Open Showing, 11:15 am studio 106

Tuesday, December 13              Last Day of Classes

December 15-20                        Final Examinations


Winter 2017

Wednesday, January 4              First Day of Classes

Saturday, January 7                   Load-in for January Concert 10:00 am, Quirk

Sunday, Jan 8-Thurs, Jan 12    Tech for January Dance Concert, Quirk

Friday, Jan 13, Sat, Jan 14, 8:00 pm

Sunday, Jan 15 2:00 pm          January Dance Concert, Quirk Theatre

Monday, January 16                 MLK Jr. Day-No Classes

Friday, February 3                    Friday Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am (if warranted)

Friday, February 10                  Prospective Student Audition, 8:00 am

Feb 20-Feb 26                          Winter Recess/ University Closed

March 13-17                             Advising Week

Friday, March 17                      Prospective New Student Audition, 8:00 am

March 17                                  Dance Program Scholarships Due

March 25-28                             American College Dance Association, Kent State University, Kent OH

Friday, March 31                      Undergraduate Symposium, Student Center

TBA                                          Bravo! Honors Music and Dance Concert, Alexander Recital Hall

Saturday, April 1, 4:00 pm       Senior Projects Concert, Pease (load in Friday, March 31 at 4 pm)

Friday, April 14                         Spring Recess, University Closed

Friday, April 17                         Advanced Dance Composition Concert, 7:30 pm

Saturday, April 18                     Last Day of Classes

April 20-25                                Final Examinations

Wednesday, June 1                 Prospective Student Auditions, 9:30 (as needed)


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 • Faculty Resources