Monthly Archives: October 2015

Gamelan Semara Santi looking for dancers!

Swarthmore’s Gamelan Semara Santi (Indonesian Percussion Orchestra) is looking for dancers Balinese Dance solicitation Fall 2015to accompany their music! No experience necessary!

Balinese dance is taught by Latifah Alsegaf and I Nyoman Suadin for four Sundays during the fall semester.
November 1st, November 8th, and November 15th from 2-5PM and December 6th (final rehearsal) 10AM-2PM. Final performance is Sunday December 6th at 3PM.

Please email Tom Whitman, Chair of Music and Dance, if you are interested in this opportunity (

Window on the Work: Balletfleming (10/28/15 @ 11:30AM)

The Swarthmore Project for 2015 will host Christopher Fleming and Balletfleming in the LPAC Boyer Dance Studio this Wednesday!WOTWBalletFleming

This is a master class and followed by a performance with Balletfleming.

As a member of the New York City Ballet, Mr. Fleming danced Principal roles in works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins. He also headed a group of soloists and principals from the New York City Ballet, which toured Europe with his choreography as well as that of George Balanchine. With Mr. Balanchine’s encouragement he embarked on a career as a choreographer and received a fellowship from the National Choreographic Institute under the Direction of Barbara Weisberger. Mr. Fleming served as the Artistic Director of the Compañia Colombiana de Ballet at the Teatro Colon in Bogota, Colombia from 1985 to 1990. He was named Artistic Director of Bay Ballet Theatre in Tampa, Florida in 1993. For ten years he served as Assistant Director and Resident Choreographer for The Rock School for Dance Education. He has choreographed a broad variety of works appearing in the repertoire of a number of different companies. Included are traditional full-length works such as The Nutcracker (four different productions) and Romeo And Juliet (on three different companies) as well as original full-length works Gaspar and Dracula.