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Spring 2015 Events


Diane Coburn Bruning, Ballet Guest Artist in Residence:  February 6 - 15

Gwen Welliver, Modern Guest Artist in Residence:  February 20 - 28

Meet the Artists:
Friday, February 13
Todd Dance Studio, 6 p.m.
Meet ballet guest artist-in-residence Diane Coburn Bruning, watch a rehearsal of her work that will be performed at the Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble spring concert on April 17 and 18, and participate in a question-and-answer session.  Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 17
Todd Dance Studio, 6:30 p.m.
Meet modern guest artist-in-residence Gwen Welliver.  Guests can watch Goucher dancers rehearse her work for the upcoming Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble concert on April 17 and 18.  There will be an opportunity to ask her questions and hear about her creative endeavors.  Free and open to the public.

Open Marley
Friday, March 27
Todd Dance Studio, 7:30 p.m.
Goucher students will present original choreography-in-progress to receive critical feedback and analysis. This informal showing is open to all as observers or participants.

Goucher Repertory Dance Ensemble Concert
April 17, 7:30 p.m.
April 18, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Kraushaar Auditorium and Merrick Lecture Hall
The spring concert highlights the creative work of some of the dance world's most exciting artists. The program features ballet and modern works by guest artists Diane Coburn Bruning, founder and artistic director of the Washington, DC-based Chamber Dance Project, and Gwen Welliver, award-winning dancer, choreographer, and teacher. In addition, Goucher dancers will perform works by Goucher dance faculty, including a new work by Rick Southerland, and a reprise of With Grace by Linda Garofalo. Rounding out the program will be works by Goucher seniors Cami Padilla and Geneva Winters. You are also welcome to join us on Friday evening at 6:45 p.m. in Merrick Hall, adjacent to Kraushaar Auditorium, to hear about the evening's choreography from some of the artists themselves. $15 general admission; $5 for students with ID, and senior citizens. Reserve tickets at www.goucher.edu/tickets.

Independent Projects Concert
May 2, 7:30 p.m.
Todd Studio Theatre
This performance will showcase original works by Goucher students Victoria Bartlett, Cami Padilla, Haley Rose, and Alyssa Whitney set on Goucher dancers and presented in a studio-theatre environment. 

Thesis Performance: "Paisley Mastodons"
May 3, 3 p.m.
Todd Studio Theatre
Maia Stam, senior dance major, will present the culmination of her yearlong thesis work, a multimedia performance exploring the concept of "The Total Work of Art" and how it emerges in a contemporary concert dance setting.  Free and open to the public.

Guest Artist Residency Recaps from Fall 2014:

Meredith Rainey Residency Interview from Cuonquer on Vimeo.

Modern Guest Artist Jon Lehrer from Cuonquer on Vimeo.

Doris Humphrey's "Grieg Concerto" Residency from Cuonquer on Vimeo.

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