With a new slate of sophomore concentrators, the concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media will offer twelve courses this spring that span a spectrum of acting, dancing, and directing.
Jill Johnson, artistic director of the Harvard Dance Project, leads an open rehearsal of students’ work-in-progress for their spring performance.
Students from the Harvard Dance Project perform a reinterpretation of Belgian contemporary dance "Rosas danst Rosas."
Students from Harvard's Bhangra Dance Company conclude "Gym Dances," an event celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Harvard Dance Center's conversion from a basketball gymnasium to a major performance venue.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Harvard Dance Center, the Harvard Dance Program debuted “Gym Dances,” a performance of pieces made “in and for gymnasiums” that ran from Nov. 11 to 15.
Cassie C. Wang ’17, a member of the Harvard Crimson Dance Team, prepares to sell Harvard-Yale t-shirts on Thursday morning in front of the Science Center. The t-shirts are sold before the Harvard-Yale game every year by members of the Crimson Dance Team, a competitive dance group on campus.
When was the last time you danced? Like, really danced—none of that timid head-bobbing or casual side-stepping that people do these days. That shit reeks of non-commitment. I know it can be hard to put yourself out there when everyone’s playing it cool, trying to look composed in front of the cute girl with the done-up hair. But there’s something electric about a humming dance floor packed just tightly enough with bodies, human limbs let fully loose, motions dictated purely by the pulsating vibrations of the music.
Connor S. Cook ’17 performs in Expression Dance Company’s fall performance, EXhale. Cook is one of the “Direx,” or one of the directors of the dance company.
Madeline H. Cooper ’16 and Janae A. Hughes ’17 dance in the final piece of Expressions Dance Show’s fall show, EXhale. The dance, titled “EXP: The Heist,” is listed in the program with the description, “Hide your kids, hide your wife—the squad is hungry for trouble.”
Adrianna M. Bergstein ’18 performs in the dance “Murdah That Dance Flo’” choreographed by Kristen M. Somple ’16 for Expression’s fall show. The show, EXhale, featured eight dances all choreographed by students.
EXP, a subgroup of Expression Dance Company consisting of select dancers, performs a dance called “EXP: The Heist.” EXP performed this piece as the finale to their fall show EXhale.
Bruno Moguel Gallegos ’18 interacts with audience members in the dance “Desensitization” at Expressions Dance Company’s fall show, EXhale, on Nov. 7 in Lowell Lecture Hall. The dance, choreographed by Avi Saraf ’17, was “[a]n attempt to pop our ever-persistent existential bubble,” according to the program notes.
Laura C. Delany ’19 performs in the dance “H00ligan $henanigan$” choreographed by Izzy C. Wager ’16. The show EXhale, performed by Expressions Dance Company, took place on Nov. 6 in Lowell Lecture Hall.