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Fall 2017

August

  • August 21: First Day of Classes

  • August 21: All School meeting at 5:00 pm in Wortham Theatre: Mandatory

    attendance for all dance students and faculty.

  • August 23: Dance Pizza Orientation: Mandatory attendance for all dance

    students. 4:00 pm in MEL 230

  • August 25: Open casting audition for Ensemble Dance Works, 2pm, MEL 230

  • August 28: Last Day to add class

  • August 30: ECS/Senior Project casting auditions (all dance students welcome),

    4pm Mel 230 

September

  • September 4: Labor Day Holiday

  • September 7: Last Day to drop a class without a grade

  • September 8: Make-up ECS audition at Melcher 230 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • September12: “Exquisite Corpse.” Conference performance in Spain, UH faculty. Rebecca Valls (dance), Dario Robleto (visual artist) & Woody Wit (musician) with Dr. Pepe Contraras-Vidal. Location: International Conference of Mobile Brain- Body Imaging & the Neurosciences of Art, Innovation, and Creativity, Valencia, Spain

  • September 14: Opening Night Celebration of the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts, Festivities start at 6pm. Info and tickets: www.uh.edu/cota/openingnight

  • September 15 & 16: Houston Arts Partners Conference. George R Brown Convention Center: www.hapconference.org

  • September 22: Friday Afternoon Dance (FAD #1) in Mel 230 at 4:00 pm 

October

  • October 6: Faculty Senate Conference: “Dancing Your Science,” Valls and

    Professor Patterson (Biology) with Young Audience Touring Company

    performing. 3pm. UH Student Center.

  • October 5-8: “No Exit.” Festival performance in New York, UH faculty.

    Choreographer: John Beasant III. Location: Dumbo Dance Festival, New York

    City

  • October 13: FAD #2, Mel 230, 4:00-6:00 pm

  • October 14: Dance Degree auditions, 9:30am registration, WT208

  • October 15 (date confirmation pending): Dance Composition 1 students (Karen

    Stokes Instructor) perform solo works based on exhibit “30 Works for 30 Years”

at the Menil Collection. Location: Menil Collection Foyer. Event will include conversation with Karen Stokes about the solos. Time: TBA. Free & Open to the Public.

  • October 19: HSPVA comes to UH for class in WT 208. Student discussion to follow. NOTE: FOOTBALL DAY. Plan ahead for parking.

  • October 31: Last day to withdraw from course with “W.” 

November

  • November 10 & 11: “X20.” Performance. Karen Stokes celebrates 20 years with

    her non-profit dance company. Location: MATCH. Time: 8:00 pm

    www.karenstokesdance.org

  • November 3: FAD #3, Mel 230, 2:00-5:00 pm

  • November 10: Production meeting for Emerging Choreographers Showcase with

    Choreographers and Lighting Designers at 1pm in WT 207

  • November 20 & 21: Dance Tech 1 & 2 Emerging Choreographers Showcase,

    6:30pm, Quintero Lab

  • November 23-Nov 26: Thanksgiving Holidays

  • November 27: Dance Tech 3, Emerging Choreographers Showcase, 6:30pm

  • November 28: Dress 1 Emerging Choreographers Showcase, 7:30 pm

  • November 29: Dress 2 Emerging Choreographers Showcase, 7:30 pm

  • November 30: Preview/Dress for Emerging Choreographers Showcase, 6pm 

December

  • December 1: Matinee for Emerging Choreographers Showcase: 12:00 noon,

    Opening night performance for Emerging Choreographers Showcase: 7:30 pm,

    Quintero Lab

  • December 2: Closing night performance for Emerging Choreographers

    Showcase, 7:30 pm, Quintero Lab

  • December 2: Last Day of classes

  • December 5-14: Final exams 

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