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September 2018

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Dada Masilo: Giselle

Fri, September 21st, 2018
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3 – $10

Throwing caution to the wind, Johannesburg-based choreographer Dada Masilo has indelibly remixed the classical French ballet Giselle. Drawing from contemporary idioms and traditional Tswana dance, Masilo responds with a feminist defiance to the constrained beauty of inherited balletic forms. At once subversively personal and majestically timeless, this Giselle reckons with received histories and responds with a resounding dance language of…

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October 2018

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Ain Gordon: Radicals in Miniature

Fri, October 26th, 2018
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3 – $10

From three-time Obie Award-winner and Guggenheim Fellow Ain Gordon and acclaimed percussionist Josh Quillen comes Radicals in Miniature, an intimate requiem for friends found and lost during Gordon’s coming of age in the radical, queer, creative New York of the early 1980s and Quillen’s youth in small town Ohio in the late 90s. In a series of monologues honoring these…

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November 2018

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Pachedu (All Ensembles)

Fri, November 16th, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, November 17th, 2018

MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3

Pachedu is the Dance Department’s annual fall concert featuring CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa, and The Zambezi Marimba Band. The word Pachedu means “among ourselves” in the language of Zimbabwe’s Shona people and symbolizes our opportunity to share repertoire, dance, and music in development for spring ensemble performances. Each ensemble is unique, and “among ourselves” offers audiences an experience in the diverse…

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Pachedu (All Ensembles)

Sat, November 17th, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, November 17th, 2018

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:
$3

Pachedu is the Dance Department’s annual fall concert featuring CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa, and The Zambezi Marimba Band. The word Pachedu means “among ourselves” in the language of Zimbabwe’s Shona people and symbolizes our opportunity to share repertoire, dance, and music in development for spring ensemble performances. Each ensemble is unique, and “among ourselves” offers audiences an experience in the diverse…

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February 2019

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Akram Khan Company: XENOS

Thu, February 21st, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3 – $10

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s CenterSeries is excited to present, in collaboration with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Akram Khan, one of the most celebrated and respected dance artists today. Akram draws on the archives of the 20th century, and gives voice to the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier in the First World War. Performed to live music, XENOS reveals the…

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March 2019

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Steady Steppin’ Forward: Step Competition

Sat, March 2nd, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3

Join us for the 13th Annual Steady Steppin' Forward Competition! Come see step teams from all around the Northeast battle it out for a chance at Steady Steppin' glory. Hosted by Sankofa Step Team, the competition is a celebration of step in all of forms, and with a special guest performance, you definitely don't want to miss out on this.…

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April 2019

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Kusika Spring Performance: "Village Gathering: Dandaro"

Fri, April 5th, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 6th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3

Kusika and Zambezi Marimba Band members hail from many places and cultures. Our spring performances feature work informed by these origins as well as traditional and contemporary folklore from Mali, Ghana, Zimbabwe and the Americas. Today’s events become tomorrow’s folklore. We raise the following questions: What is celebrated? What do we forget to remember? “Realize that you are involved in a…

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Zambezi Spring Performance: "Village Gathering: Dandaro"

Fri, April 5th, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 6th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
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Kusika and Zambezi Marimba Band members hail from many places and cultures. Our spring performances feature work informed by these origins as well as traditional and contemporary folklore from Mali, Ghana, Zimbabwe and the Americas. Today’s events become tomorrow’s folklore. We raise the following questions: What is celebrated? What do we forget to remember? “Realize that you are involved in a…

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Kusika Spring Performance: "Village Gathering: Dandaro"

Sat, April 6th, 2019
|Recurring (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 6th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:
$3

Kusika and Zambezi Marimba Band members hail from many places and cultures. Our spring performances feature work informed by these origins as well as traditional and contemporary folklore from Mali, Ghana, Zimbabwe and the Americas. Today’s events become tomorrow’s folklore. We raise the following questions: What is celebrated? What do we forget to remember? “Realize that you are involved in a…

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Zambezi Spring Performance: "Village Gathering: Dandaro"

Sat, April 6th, 2019
|Recurring (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 6th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:

Kusika and Zambezi Marimba Band members hail from many places and cultures. Our spring performances feature work informed by these origins as well as traditional and contemporary folklore from Mali, Ghana, Zimbabwe and the Americas. Today’s events become tomorrow’s folklore. We raise the following questions: What is celebrated? What do we forget to remember? “Realize that you are involved in a…

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Sankofa: Groovin' Through Time

Fri, April 19th, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 20th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
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$3

Sankofa, the Williams College Step Team, continues to expand on the legacy of Step, a percussive dance form, through exploration of the body as an instrument. Fresh ideas are brought to the stage every year. This year the spring concert will be shared with Levitt Fellow Shakia Johnson. Shakia has worked with Sankofa and other dancers this semester to create…

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Sankofa: Groovin' Through Time

Sat, April 20th, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, April 20th, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:
$3

Sankofa, the Williams College Step Team, continues to expand on the legacy of Step, a percussive dance form, through exploration of the body as an instrument. Fresh ideas are brought to the stage every year. This year the spring concert will be shared with Levitt Fellow Shakia Johnson. Shakia has worked with Sankofa and other dancers this semester to create…

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Finding One's Way Back: A Conversation with Frank Doelger '75

Thu, April 25th, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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Frank Doelger ’75 (executive producer of Game of Thrones, John Adams, and Rome) will reflect on over thirty years in the film and television industries.

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October 2019

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A Conversation with Steve Case '80

Thu, October 3rd, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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Free

Lever's Innovation Summit presents a conversation with Steve Case '80. Steve Case is Chairman and CEO of Revolution, and one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. In…

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A Legacy Through the Repertory: Dancers from the New York City Ballet

Fri, October 18th, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$10

One of the foremost dance companies in the world, New York City Ballet hosts a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory. The Company was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein and quickly became world-renowned for its athletic and contemporary style. Jerome Robbins joined NYCB the following year and, with Balanchine, helped to build the astounding…

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November 2019

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SITI Company: "The Bacchae"

Sat, November 2nd, 2019
MainStage, ’62 Center
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$10

A Greek classic finds a new life in the hands of Anne Bogart and the renowned SITI Company. In a “spellbinding modern update” by Aaron Poochigian, The Bacchae reorients the tragedy of King Pentheus and Dionysus as a vividly contemporary showdown between patriarchy and gender anarchy (Los Angeles Times). SITI Company is an ensemble-based theater company whose three ongoing components…

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"Pachedu" (F)All Ensembles Performance

Fri, November 22nd, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, November 23rd, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:
$3

Pachedu is the Dance Department’s annual fall concert featuring CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa and The Zambezi Marimba Band. The word Pachedu means “among ourselves” in the language of Zimbabwe’s Shona people and is our opportunity to share repertoire, new dance and music in development for ensemble spring performances. Each ensemble is unique and “among ourselves” offers audiences an experience in the…

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Featured

"Pachedu" (F)All Ensembles Performance

Sat, November 23rd, 2019
|Recurring (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Sat, November 23rd, 2019

MainStage, ’62 Center
Categories:
$3

Pachedu is the Dance Department’s annual fall concert featuring CoDa, Kusika, Sankofa and The Zambezi Marimba Band. The word Pachedu means “among ourselves” in the language of Zimbabwe’s Shona people and is our opportunity to share repertoire, new dance and music in development for ensemble spring performances. Each ensemble is unique and “among ourselves” offers audiences an experience in the…

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