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Reflect/Respond imageFriday, Jan. 25, 2019   7:30pm   FAC Concert Hall   $20/5
REFLECT/RESPOND: A Limón Dance Legacy Concert

Members of the Limón Dance Company with UMass/Five College Dancers
Paul Dennis, director
Limón's A Choreographic Offering and The Exiles, plus Picture This by choreographer David Dorfman in "response" to A Choreographic Offering

Tickets at 413-545-2511 or


Thurs/Fri, Feb. 14 & 15, 7:30pm, Totman, Free
Destani O'Brien Senior Project


Stuart Pimsler Theater and DanceSat. Feb. 16, 7:30pm, Totman Studio 202, Free
Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater
    (SPDT website)
SPDT presents Terra Incognita, by Artistic Co-Director Suzanne Costello & including a cast of UMass students. Blends movement, film and voice to explore the emotional underpinnings of nature's seasons as metaphors for the stages of life.
Part of a one-week residency that will engage diverse communities in and around Springfield and Amherst, MA. Supported by an Art Works award from the National Endowment for the Arts.


Five College Faculty Dance concertThurs-Sat, Feb. 21-23, 8pm, Kirby Theatre, Amherst College
Five College Faculty Dance Concert: Spring 
(See Facebook event)
Dante Brown's made in the maze, Lailye Weidman's Showman, Barbie Diewald's Pare: Constellation 2, David Dorfman's Picture This & Camille A. Brown's New Second Line
Free, reservations requested, 413-542-2277 or



Aston McCullough
Dr. Aston K. McCullough

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019   6:00-8:30pm   UMass Hasbrouck Hall, Rm. 20   Free
Inaugural Dance Science Symposium      Flyer   Description

First in a series of regional meetings bringing together dancers and dance scientists to discuss critical and emerging research in the field of dance science and medicine.
Speakers: Siobhan Lawless, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Cecilia Fontanesi, CUNY Graduate Center; Aston McCullough, UMass Amherst & Columbia University; Elizabeth Coker, New York University


Thurs/Fri, Feb. 28 & March 1, 7:30pm, Totman, Free
Kattye Soares Senior Project


Fri./Sat, March 28-29, 8pm, Totman, Free
Olivia Brown and Sydney Willwerth Senior Project


Les Ballets Trocadero de Monte CarloTues. April 2, 7:30pm, FAC Concert Hall
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Info & Tickets



Thurs - Sun, April 4-7, Plymouth State University, Plymouth MA
2019 ACDA New England Regional Conference


Fri./Sat, April 12 & 13, 7:30pm, Bowker Auditorium, $10/5
Alive with Dance
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Thurs., April 18, 7:30pm, FAC Concert Hall
Ballet Hispánico
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Fri/Sat., April 26 & 27, 7:30pm, Totman Performance Lab, $10/5
Junior Choreography Dance Projects
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