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

Christopher K. Morgan and Artists comes to Swat

While most Swatties were gradually adjusting to campus life in early September, Lia D’Alessandro ’21 was sweating it out in Troy Dance Lab. “We had a tough weekend dancing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day,” she said. “We were hungry,

Dance Studies goes “Off the Wall”

Dr. Sherril Dodds, professor of dance at Temple University, has written a number of groundbreaking studies on the facial choreographies of dance performance, focusing on anywhere from heavy metal concerts to neo-burlesque striptease. The Thursday before fall break, Swarthmore welcomed her for

Students and faculty discover the benefits of yoga

Taking five minutes to practice a corpse pose may seem — aside from slightly morbid — a luxury unaffordable to time-crunched students cramming for exams or banging out the slew of papers. Those who practice yoga, however, view the exercise differently: as

Swarthmore Chorus brings Mozart and opera to campus

On Saturday evening November 20, the Swarthmore College Chorus wowed audiences with an impressive performance, showcasing both the range and power of the human voice. Presented by the Swarthmore College Department of Music and Dance, the chorus, accompanied by Swarthmore’s orchestra, performed

Student and alumni composers bring music to Lang

On Saturday evening, October 29, student and alumni composers, singers and musicians gathered for a recital, which began at 8:00 p.m. in the Lang Concert Hall. The Swarthmore Department of Music and Dance, Alumni Relations Office and Council and The Friends of

Zane Booker brings LGBT activism, dance to campus

In the latest installment of the Window on the Work series on Friday evening, the Swarthmore Project and the Departments of Music and Dance highlighted Zane Booker’s current piece “Looking for Joe Beam.” His choreography looked to represent the realities of living