Monthly Archives: April 2016

May 2016 Dance Showings

Join us for showings in dance from our technique classes:
Dance Lab I 
Ballet Repertory students in excerpts from SWAN LAKE
Pointe and Partnering

Monday, May 2
LPAC Troy Dance Studio


The Performers: an experiment in progress
Directed and Choreographed by Erica Janko
Live music by Nirvaan Ranganathan
Advised by Jumatatu Poe

Monday, May 2 & Tuesday, May 3
4:15pm and 6:15pm
(with talkback after final showing on Tuesday)
LPAC Boyer Dance Studio

SEATING IS LIMITED for this showing and by reservation only, please email Erica Janko at for more information and reservations

A “performance” may be defined as all the activity of a given participant on a given occasion which serves to influence in any way any of the other participants.
– Erving Goffman, from The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, 1959

Spring 2016 Dance Concert

The Department of Music and Dance sends a warm invitation to all! This spring concert will feature dances and music from a variety of styles and from various cultural traditions including Ballet, Taiko, Modern, Tap, Flamenco and more! Come celebrate our students and faculty with this joyous end of the semester showcase. Free and open to the public without welcome. All ages are welcome.

Lang Performing Arts Center
Pearson-Hall Theater (MainStage)
Friday, April 29 at 8PM
Saturday, April 30 at 8PM

Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell (4/24 + 4/25 @ 7:30PM)

The Department of Music and Dance presents a fully staged production of Henry Purcell’s Didoforwebminiature operatic masterpiece, DIDO AND AENEAS, featuring an all-student cast and members of the Swarthmore College Orchestra. Stage Direction by Patrick Ross ’15; Musical Direction by Andrew Hauze ’04; Choreography by Assistant Professor of Dance Olivia Sabee; Costumes by Tara Webb ’94; Choral Direction by Joseph Gregorio; Musical Preparation by Debra Scurto-Davis; Assistant Musical Direction by J. Andrew Kim ’18; Stage Management by Aaron Slepoi ’17.

Lang Concert Hall
Sun April 24 at 7:30PM
Mon April 25 at 7:30PM

Free and open to the public without reservation. More info: 610-957-6159.