Topic: Dance

Jillian Davis, company member of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, taught a masterclass last Wednesday as part of the Artists and Scientists as Partners 2019 Symposium.

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Ballet masterclass unites people of different backgrounds, levels

March 19, 2019 0 comments

Last Wednesday, Jillian Davis of Complexions Contemporary Ballet led students and community members with mixed levels of dance experience through a ballet masterclass.

IMPULSE pops, locks, drops

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IMPULSE pops, locks, drops

March 12, 2019 0 comments

This past weekend, Brown community members packed into Alumnae Hall to watch the contemporary hip-hop dance group IMPULSE perform its 16th annual Spring showcase “Cake.”

Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

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Alum’s dance classes tackle Parkinson’s

October 9, 2018 0 comments

After Ulises Giberga ’53 began experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease nearly 10 years ago, a friend recommended that he try out a nearby dance studio.

“Good Grief” highlighted the Internal Family Systems therapy method, which encourages engaging  with one’s “subpersonalities.”

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Everett Company’s ‘Good Grief’ grapples with physical, emotional trauma

October 1, 2018 0 comments

Thursday evening, a bustling audience gathered in the Granoff Center for Creative Arts to see Everett Company’s “Good Grief” — a multimedia performance centered around trauma’s grip on both mind and body.

Donnie Senna, the Capoeira Club’s instructor, splits his time working with a professional group in Warwick and the University’s club.

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Club teaches self-defense, acrobatics, dance

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Thursday night, the Brown Capoeira Club held an open practice in hopes of attracting new members and showcasing their craft to the Brown community.

‘setGo in Motion’ deconstructs improvisational dance

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‘setGo in Motion’ deconstructs improvisational dance

October 23, 2017 0 comments

Energy radiated from “setGO in Motion,” an improvisational dance performance put on by professional dancers and undergraduates.

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Activist Body Symposium moves U. community

October 2, 2017 0 comments

The Atlantic Ocean was draped in sparkling teal scales and bright blue slippers.

Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

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Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Over a thousand people crowded into the theater to see one of the nation’s most celebrated street dance performance groups: Rennie Harris Puremovement.

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Choreographers take center stage at Fall Dance Concert

November 21, 2016 0 comments

The annual Fall Dance Concert, which took place between Nov. 17 and Nov. 20 in the Ashamu Dance Studio, brought a range of campus dance groups together.

Musicians captivated audiences at last fall’s Latin Jazz and Pop Festival. Brown’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies hosted a screening of “Ivy League Rumba,” a documentary about the festival, which focuses on the Afro-Cuban roots of the dance and its recent resurgence in popularity.

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‘Ivy League Rumba’ explores Afro-Cuban renaissance

October 5, 2016 0 comments

“Ivy League Rumba,” a documentary covering the Latin Jazz and Pop Festival held at Brown last fall, premiered Thursday at the Watson Institute.