Saturday, March 20

Saturday, March 20: Looking Back/ Looking Around

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: “Tʜᴇ Oᴛʜᴇʀ Cᴀᴍᴘᴜs Dᴀɴᴄᴇ”

Since 2012, Julie has been offering “The Other Campus Dance” during Commencement/Reunion Week-End which has attracted graduates from all years; current students – and often children of alumni and parents of graduating seniors. Join this muli-generation class designed for all movers.

12:00 – 1:15 PM: Lᴏᴏᴋɪɴɢ Bᴀᴄᴋ

Looking Back features presentations of archival material celebrating Julie Adams Strandberg (1969-present) and Michelle Bach-Coulibaly (1982-present). Dancers from the last 50 years can take a trip down memory lane…plus surprise announcements!

1:15 – 3:00 PM: Bʀᴇᴀᴋ

3:00 – 4:00 PM: Cᴏᴍᴍᴜɴɪᴛʏ Cʟᴀss ᴡɪᴛʜ  Jᴀᴍᴀʟ Jᴀᴄᴋsᴏɴ

Jamal’s Contemporary African Dance Class implements various West African dance styles with Modern techniques and diverse contemporary music styles to create a new, unique technique that is relevant to a multifarious community. Using high energy movement that manipulates conventional rhythmic structure, the class will focus on new choreography that is a reinterpretation of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.

4:00 – 7:00 PM: Bʀᴇᴀᴋ

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Pᴇʀғᴏʀᴍᴀɴᴄᴇ – Exᴛᴇɴsɪᴏɴ & Fʀɪᴇɴᴅs
Pᴇʀғᴏʀᴍᴀɴᴄᴇ Sᴄʜᴇᴅᴜʟᴇ ᴀɴᴅ Pʀᴏɢʀᴀᴍ Iɴғᴏʀᴍᴀᴛɪᴏɴ

Dance Extension, Brown’s modern repertory company has extended into the larger dance community since its founding in 1979 by Julie Adams Strandberg. This concert highlights those community friends, featuring three new works by choreographers from company-in-residence, Dancing Legacy. The concert also includes an archival retrospective of dances from the past and a video compilation of alumni in a new production of Parsons Etude.