Category Archives: Dance Events in the Rochester Area

A Reason to Kick Up Your Heels

By Adrian Safar The Brockport Student Chapter of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) have high hopes that some old-time community building might just rub off on our 21st century families. This group, driven by ideas centered on interaction between … Continue reading

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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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A Concert of Collaboration – Not to Miss!

Brockport Associate Professor James Hansen and University at Buffalo Associate Professor Melanie Aceto have joined forces to produce a new concert of contemporary dance called “In Motion” on Friday, May 4th at the Tango Café, 389 Gregory Street, Rochester, NY … Continue reading

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Spring into Dance this April

This spring is packed with thrilling opportunities to see Brockport dancers in action. DANCE/Strasser, Thursday-Saturday April 12-14, features an eclectic mix of student choreography including the MFA thesis project of graduate student Sarah Bennett and a hint of the fun … Continue reading

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Friends of Brockport Dance Newsletter

The newest edition of the Friends of Brockport Dance Newsletter is hot off the presses. Enjoy! Friends_of_Brockport_January_2012_Newsletter pdf

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DANSCORE a Commitment to Artistic Excellence

By Marielys Burgos Meléndez The nationally renowned faculty of the department of dance at The College at Brockport recently presented their choreographic work in DANSCORE, the annual faculty concert. Graduate and undergraduate dance major students delighted spectators with their extraordinary … 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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Bill Evans Dance Presents…Autumn Leaves: Hot Jazz/Cool Tap

Professor William Evans will be taking the stage at Rochester’s Geva Nextstage. Together with Brockport alumna Courtney World and Rochester native Cheryl Johnson, the sensational new group Rhythm Tap Rochester has planned an entertaining and uplifting evening of dancing. Alongside … 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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