Dancing in the Fold: A Swarthmore Performer’s Experience

From November 11-15, I had the honor of spending the week training and dancing with the New York City based dance company Doug Varone and Dancers. This extraordinary and renowned professional contemporary company, which has performed in more than 125 cities in


New Physical Therapists for the Dance Department

For the first time, the Department of Music and Dance at Swarthmore will be providing physical therapy for students enrolled in dance classes. Julie Green and Kristen Shelley from Performance Ready Physical Therapy will rotate weekly Wednesday visits to campus. Performance Ready

A Love Letter to the Muses of Dance

At the activities fair my freshman fall, I sidled up to the tables for the dance groups on campus. One group required auditions; the other, Terpsichore, didn’t. I’ve wanted to dance ever since I was a little kid, but didn’t have many

Terpsichore Showcases Range in Dynamic Spring Performance

This past Saturday, the student dance collective Terpsichore held its Spring concert to showcase the work it has done this semester. The group, named after the Greek muse of dance, consists of about forty dancers of varying levels of experience. The show

Rhythm N Motion Energizes Swarthmore’s Mainstage

Last Friday, Swarthmore College and Bryn Mawr College’s bi-college dance group, Rhythm N Motion, put on a show-stopping performance on the Lang Performing Arts main stage. After having collaborated with Terpsichore for previous performances, this semester RnM took to the stage by

Swarthmore Dancers Audition to Perform in Fall Cooper Series

As students start planning for Fall 2019 courses, clubs, and all other challenging and creative aspects of Swat life, a new opportunity has appeared on the horizon for the Swarthmore College dance department. Doug Varone & Dancers, a renowned dance company based

Swarthmore Dancers Move in New Directions with Hubbard Street

The 2019 Cooper Series kicked off its season with the acclaimed contemporary dance company Hubbard Street and music group Third Coast Percussion. Company member Alicia Delgadillo, who has danced with Hubbard Street for five seasons, taught two master classes on Thursday, February

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