Category Archives: Dance in Rochester

Bringing Brockport to the Rochester Fringe Festival

The first ever Rochester Fringe Festival kicks off Wednesday, September 19th. Brockport dancers, alumni, and faculty are boasting a decidedly strong presence at this historic event in the Rochester arts scene! With affordable ticket prices, including many free shows, downtown … Continue reading

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Fall Preview, Plus: Monica Bill Barnes is Back in Brockport!

It should come as no surprise that the upcoming season will be jam-packed with your favorite dance events, plus a few extra surprises. To kick off the semester, Monica Bill Barnes is back! New York City choreographer Monica Bill Barnes … Continue reading

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DANSCORE Returns to Hartwell and Hochstein

Faculty from the Department of Dance at Brockport will present choreography this coming week. Karl Rogers, Vanessa VanWormer, and Kevin Warner will offer new works for the first time in DANSCORE; William Evans “For Betty” is being restaged with current … Continue reading

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Friends of Brockport Dance Newsletter Arrives!

Our new spring edition of the Friends of Brockport Dance Newsletter is hot off the presses. Enjoy! Spring 2011 Newsletter pdf

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FuturPointe Dance, a Progressive New Company in Rochester

  Heather Roffe, Visiting Assistant Professor of dance at the College at Brockport in 2010-11 is co-director of FuturPointe Dance, a company formed in 2009. FDP has already presented two seasons at GEVA Theatre in Rochester, as well as performing at various … Continue reading

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Bill Evans Dance Company at GEVA Theater

Review By Janet Schroeder This April the Bill Evans Dance Company held a two weekend run at the Nextstage at Geva Theatre Center in Rochester. The concert features a delightful blend of tap and modern dance, interwoven with artistry and … Continue reading

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Rochester Contemporary Dance Collective features Brockport Choreographers & Dancers

Drawing from a roster of established and up-and-coming Rochester professional choreographers, dance companies and independent artists, two concerts facilitated by the Rochester Contemporary Dance Collective will take place on Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 pm in … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Mariah Maloney: Teacher, Student, Artist

By Hannah Seidel Assistant Professor of Dance Mariah Maloney truly embodies the idea that the best teachers never stop learning. Maloney recently attended an intensive summer workshop with the Brooklyn based Mark Morris Dance Group, participating in classes and performing … Continue reading

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Brockport Dance Concert Highlights

If you missed our first few performances, you can still attend our faculty concert, DANSCORE this week! Read on for details, and to relive some of the highlights of our Brockport dance concert season! DANCE/Hartwell, under the direction of Mariah Maloney, was … Continue reading

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Juanita Suarez Receives Grant and Performs Nationally

Juanita Suarez, co-founding member of the Latina Dance Project (LDP), began her summer with the premiere of “Slumber of Reason” June 26th, 2010 at the Los Angeles Theater Center. LDP received the Lei Vila Velha Cultura e Arte grant ($18,000) to … Continue reading

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