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    Allison Orr, choreographer and founder of Forklift Danceworks, in residence at the Curb Center

    Choreographer Allison Orr is visiting Vanderbilt for a weeklong residency at the Curb Center, during which she will be speaking to several classes and leading a community dance workshop in partnership with dance nonprofit New Dialect. Additionally, Orr will offer a public talk on her new book, DanceWorks: Stories of Creative Collaboration at Central Library on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read More

    Oct 9, 2023

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    Limón Dance Company to host exclusive open rehearsal June 29

    The public is invited to join the world-renowned Limón Dance Company for an open rehearsal event, as the company continues its two-week residency at the Blair School of Music. Seating is extremely limited and free advanced tickets are required.  Read More

    Jun 26, 2023

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    Limón Dance Company to host free outdoor movement class June 23

    The Limón Dance Company, which is in residency at Blair School of Music June 20 - July 1, is hosting a free, open-to-the-public outdoor movement class on Magnolia Lawn June 23 at 5 p.m. Limón’s regular classes in New York City’s Bryant Park have become popular events and the dancers look forward to bringing this experience to Nashville. Come ready to move! Read More

    Jun 20, 2023

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    Blair School of Music to host world-renowned Limón Dance Company for two-week residency

    The residency will take place June 20–July 1 and include a free, open-to-the-public interactive outdoor movement class on June 23. Limón’s outdoor classes in New York’s Bryant Park have become very popular events, and the company wants to bring the same experience to Nashville. Come ready to move! Read More

    Jun 14, 2023

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    Registration open for Sarratt Art Studios, Vanderbilt Dance Program

    Registration is now open for Sarratt Art Studios and the Vanderbilt Dance Program. Read More

    Sep 1, 2017

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    VRWC offers salsa and swing dance classes

    We’re going to cha-cha, rumba, slide and swing this spring, and you’re invited. Join us for salsa and swing dance classes starting Feb. 12 at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Read More

    Jan 16, 2017

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    Register now for studio art and dance classes

    Online registration is now available to the Vanderbilt community for noncredit visual and performing art classes offered through Sarratt Art Studios and the Vanderbilt Dance Program. Read More

    Jan 15, 2016

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    New sessions of Youth Boxing and Youth Tumbling begin in March

    The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) offers new youth programs starting in March. Read More

    Jan 7, 2016

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    Listen: Vanderbilt Libraries’ exhibit spotlights beloved entertainers

    “Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections,” now open at Vanderbilt University’s renovated Central Library and Special Collections, invites viewers to step “behind the curtain” of some of the world’s most memorable productions. Read More

    Sep 13, 2012

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    VUCast Newscast: Louder Than a Bomb

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: How the Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam changed a Vandy student’s life How the GOP can attract Latino voters … Read More

    Feb 10, 2012

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    Listen: Jane Austen dances attract large crowd to Alumni Hall

    Novelist Jane Austen loved to dance and so does the Vanderbilt community, judging by the large turnout for “An Evening of Jane Austen Dances,” taught by Susan Kevra, senior lecturer in French and American Studies Feb 2 in the Alumni Hall Ballroom. Read More

    Feb 8, 2012

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    Great Performances presents Cloud Gate 2 Feb. 4

      Cloud Gate 2 (courtesy of the company) Great Performances at Vanderbilt will host Cloud Gate 2, a titan of contemporary dance in Taiwan, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in Langford Auditorium. Founded as the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre in 1970, the company remains informed by… Read More

    Jan 26, 2012

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    An evening of Jane Austen dances Feb. 2

    image courtesy of the 'Waikato Times' The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend “An Evening of Jane Austen Dances” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 in Alumni Hall’s Ballroom 203. Susan Kevra (Steve Green/ Vanderbilt) Author Jane Austen loved to dance and references the English… Read More

    Jan 24, 2012

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    Youth African drumming and dance class to hold free session Jan. 14

    Kwame Ahima will teach the use of African instruments at a youth class at Blair School of Music. Photo courtesy of Blair School of Music Blair School of Music‘s brand-new Sankofa pre-college African performing ensemble is a great way to get some rhythm into your child’s life. Read More

    Jan 5, 2012

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    Jen-Jen Lin, What’s Your Story?

    Jen-Jen Lin (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Jen-Jen Lin keeps six lions in her basement and a dragon in the closet. The awesome lion costumes live at her home until brought to life by dancers who perform the traditional Chinese Lion Dance under her direction. The spectacular 60-foot dragon, used… Read More

    Jan 1, 2012

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    Get discount on Shen Yun Performing Arts Feb. 18, 19

    Vanderbilt employees qualify for a special discount on Shen Yun Performing Arts: Reviving 5,000 Years of Civilization at TPAC. In Shen Yun, discover the glory of a fantastically rich culture, that of classical China, brought to life through brilliantly choreographed dance and mesmerizing, all-original orchestral… Read More

    Nov 29, 2011

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    Hip-hop dance show Dec. 3 to benefit Martha O’Bryan Center

    (photo courtesy of VIBE) VIBE, Vanderbilt’s premiere hip-hop dance team, will present their fifth annual show, “The Next Chapter: Inspiring a Hip-Hop Generation,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Student Life Center Ballroom. The event will benefit the Martha O’Bryan Center. The 2011… Read More

    Nov 29, 2011

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    Gallim Dance takes Vanderbilt stage Oct. 28

    Gallim Dance (photo by Franziska Stauss) When Gallim Dance burst onto the New York dance scene, the company immediately caught the attention of the city’s dance community. “The name of the young troupe means ‘waves’ in Hebrew, and waves are what she’s making …in the dance scene,” wrote Metro, New… Read More

    Oct 21, 2011

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    Flamenco superstar opens Great Performances season

    Spain's flamenco superstar and former dancer with the National Ballet of Spain, José Porcel. Photo courtesy of Jesus Vallinas Great Performances at Vanderbilt kicks off its fall season with Spain’s flamenco superstar and former dancer with the National Ballet of Spain José Porcel. The event will take… Read More

    Sep 13, 2011

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    36th Great Performances season features announced

    Tango Buenos Aires Tango Buenos Aires, Afro Cuban All Stars and Trisha Brown Dance represented Great Performances at Vanderbilt celebrates its 36th season in 2010-2011 with a seven-event lineup including international offerings Tango Buenos Aires and the return of the Cuban orchestra Afro Cuban All Stars. Other… Read More

    Aug 17, 2010