dance

Dancers leap from Met Opera House to Kenyon stage

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

Not often does one see Vassar’s own Francis Daley Ferguson Theater hanging up that many mirrors. Reflections and projected images occupy the stage, and whenever a dancer steps into the…

Dialogue celebrates bodies marginalized in dance world

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Walking, talking, thinking…there’s virtually no everyday activity that doesn’t rely on the body to perform. For dancers, besides an indispensable part of daily experiences, the body is also the essential…

From NYC to Vassar: premiere dancers to perform ballet

By JAKE SOLOMAN – 7 years ago

The world of a professional dancer includes the glamour of performance, the tedious memorization of complex choreography and diligence from an early age. A window into this world will open…

First Showings to exhibit student choreography, process

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

For members of Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre (VRDT), the ever-evolving creative and technical processes that go into choreography are given equal levity to the performance itself. For their debut performance…

Novices and experts welcome in Vassar dance groups

By Samantha Kohl – 7 years ago

No matter the time, day or season, one can observe Vassar dancers—ranging from the highly trained to novices—moving across the open and airy studios of Kenyon Hall. For those interested…

ABUNdANCE valorizes quotidian movement as art form

By ISABELLA DELEO – 7 years ago

Bella Kosmacher ’14 believes that our everyday motions—motions that most people think of as merely pedestrian—are a source of art. Kosmacher looked to these moments for inspiration when conceptualizing her…

Ballet gracefully fuses traditional, innovative forms

By HECTOR FORTUN & MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

An opera singer stepped on stage in the Joyce Theater. Balls of light are scattered throughout. A single dancer enters, moving organically, yet precisely, grasping the small ball of green…