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Dance group Vuvuzela speaks about musical roots, hometowns, and recent performance

Dance group Vuvuzela speaks about musical roots, hometowns, and recent performance

Many Colby groups bring together a community of members celebrating the same thing. For Vuvuzela,  celebrating home and cultural traditions is an essential factor that bonds the members, as they collaborate to create beautiful performances to share with the Colby community. For Sandra Ntare ’18, co-president of Colby’s dance group Vuvuzela, membership in the dance troop is an important part […]

Kathryn Butler ’17 discusses original Senior Dance Honors Thesis

Colby’s Spring Dance Concert this weekend will feature an inventive performance of new choreography and dazzling multimedia. Billed as The Opulence of Integrity, it showcases work by guest artist Christal Brown and student Kathryn Butler ’17. Brown’s piece, a work inspired by boxer Muhammad Ali, uses varied media to “explore the struggle for identity for men of color in the […]

Hipnotik  prepares to perform this Thursday

Hipnotik prepares to perform this Thursday

Today and Friday, Hipnotik will put on its first show of the semester in Page Commons. Hipnotik is one of Colby’s two dance teams; they features women of all class years, and incorporates many different kinds of dance including jazz and hip-hop. Their show this year, directed by a guest choreographer, will incorporate belly dancing. The Echo spoke with Hipnotik members Erin Whitney ’17, Emma Keuhn ’17, Eliza Adams ’18, Martha Brainard ’18, Carolyn Harney ’19, Liz Swain ’19, Jen Rosenthal ’20, Joelle Young ’18, and Jacqueline Woo ’20 to discuss their favorite parts of being on the team, and what it means to them. Christina Cobb ’17, consolidated their replies.

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New Works Festival producers prepare for opening night

New Works Festival, a culmination of a semester’s worth of work by students and faculty involved in seven classes across both the Theater and Dance Department and the Music Department, prepares to open.

Performance collective The Space We Make colloborates with student artists

Friday October 23 marks the opening of Making Space, a concert featuring original dance and theater works inspired by this year’s campus-wide arts and humanities theme of Human/Nature. Amongst the several performances that will be featured in the concert, audience members will experience the multidisciplinary piece, Delores | Stroke. Performed by six student dancers and choreographed by guest artists Simon […]