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Important Dates - Dance 2015-2016


Fall 2015

August 17-21                          Erik Abbott Main Residency 9:00-4:00 pm, Audition 8/17 at 9:00 am

Wednesday, September 2       Prospective Student Audition 9:30 am

Thursday, September 3          Music and Dance Faculty Retreat 9:00-4:00, Alexander

Tuesday, September 8                        Classes Begin

Saturday, September 12          Auditions for Faculty and Guest Artist performances, 9:00 am

Friday, September 18             Friday Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am

Saturday, September 19          Joori Jung Audition, 10:00 am

Friday, September 25             Check due for ACDA

November 2-6                         Advising Week

Monday, November 9                        In-class audition day for prospective students

Friday, Nov. 20                      Friday Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am

Saturday, November 21          Oakland Dance Festival at Harrison High School

Wed-Fri Nov 25-29                Thanksgiving Recess

Thursday, December 3           Dress Rehearsal for Cinderella, 7:00 pm, Pease

Friday, December 4                Ballet Performance, 10:00 am, 12:15 pm, 7:30 pm Pease

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

Monday, December 14           Last Day of Classes

December -15-18                    Final Examinations


Winter 2016

Wednesday, January 6           First Day of Classes

Saturday, January 9                Load-in for January Concert 10:00 am, Quirk

Sunday, Jan 10-Thurs, Jan 14 Tech for January Dance Concert, Quirk

Friday, Jan 15, Sat, Jan 16, 8:00 pm

Sunday, Jan 17 2:00 pm         January Dance Concert, Quirk

Monday, January 18               MLK Jr. Day-No Classes

Friday, February 5                   Friday Forum Choreography Showing, 10:00 am

Friday, February 12                 Prospective Student Audition, 9:30 am

Feb 22-Feb 26                        Winter Recess/ University Closed

March 5-8                                American College Dance Association Conference, WMU, Kalamazoo

March 14-18                            Advising Week

Friday, March 11                      Prospective Student Audition, 9:30 am

March 18                                 Dance Program Scholarships Due

March 25-March 27                 Spring Recess/University Closed

Friday, April 1                          Undergraduate Symposium, Student Center

TBD                                         Bravo! Concert, Alexander Recital Hall

Saturday, April 9, 4:00 pm       Senior Projects Concert, Pease

Friday, April 15                        Advanced Dance Composition Concert, 7:30 pm

Tuesday, April 19                    Last Day of Classes

Wednesday, April 20              Study Day

April 21-26                             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, 734.487.4344 • Faculty Resources