Calendar

Calendar for 2016–2017
August 22 Fall Semester Begins
All classes meet to discuss syllabi. All Dance Majors’ classes must dance
August 24 11:30 am: BFA Choreographic Projects’ Auditions
All Dance majors are expected to attend the audition
  1:45 pm: Dance Club Meeting
  11:30 am-1:30pm: All School Picnic at Marletto's
August 25 8-10 pm: Photo Shoot with Gerry Love
August 31
11:30 am: Dance Majors’ and Minor’s Meeting including Dr. Russell, Rick Gerger (noon); Dance Club Meeting
September 5
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
September 7
11:30 am: Warm up
Noon: BFA I First Showing
September 14 Guest Artist Workshop
September 21 11:30 am: Warm up
Noon: BFA I Second Showing/Completed Works; BFA II First Showing
September 23–24 Homecoming Weekend
September 28
11:30 am: Warm up
Noon: Final Showing of Fixed WOrks for BFA I; Tech Personnel Invited; Dance Club Meeting
September 30
Registration Monies Due ($115?) for ACDA!
September 30 & October 1
Dance St Louis Presents Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane at Touhill Performing Arts Center
October 5
WebsterWorksWorldWide (No Classes)
Dance Club sponsored Lecture Demonstration Performance/Movement Workshop in the community.
October 6–8 BFA I Concert, Stage III; 7:30 TH & F; 2:00 Sat
October 12 11:30 am: Warm Up
Noon: BFA II Second Showing (Completed Works)
1:45 pm: Dance Club Meeting
October 14 9 am: Registration for ACDA Central Region Conference
October 15–23 Fall Break
October 26 1:30am: Warm Up
Noon: FInal Showing of Fixed Works for BFA II, Tech Personnel Invited
November 2
11:30 am: Grand Rapids Ballet Master Class; 1pm Trauma and Stress Interactive Workshop with Gladys Smith
November 35 BFA II Concert; 7:30pm TH & F; 2pm on Sat; Stage III
November 5 Dance St Louis Master Class with Grand Rapids Ballet at COCA
November 4, 5 Dance St Louis Presents Grand Rapids Ballet: Romeo & Juliet at Touhill Performing Arts Center
November 9
Nicole Thomas (Pinky) Dunham Workshop; Nejla Yatkins Master Class
November 16 11:30 am: Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) Audition
All dance majors are expected to attend the audition.
November 23 11:30 am–2:20 pm: Photo Shoot with Gerry Love
November 24–27 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
November 30
11:30 am–12:50 pm: Kirven Douthit-Boyd Contemporary Class; 1pm Dance Club Meeting
December 2
Prospective Student Audition Day
December 3-Jan 21 Big Muddy Residency -- anyone interested in working with Big Muddy must be available 6-8 hours each day, on December 3, 4 and January 14-16; as well as 11:30-2:30 from 11/28 to 12/2 (One must attend academic classes, but get off of work.  These rehearsals take priority over others.)  If you are not cast, and want to be involved, you must receive permission from the director/repetiteur to understudy.  Rehearsals are yet TBD during the first week of classes.  Performances are January 21st at the Sun Theatre and in April 28-30 at Webster.  Watch for detailed rehearsal schedule. NOTE:  Some Rehearsals are at Webster, some at Big Muddy.  The Big Muddy Company members are performing/rehearsing with Webster students.
December 7
11:30 am: End of Semester Dance Majors’ and Minors’ Meeting
1 pm: Creations Concert Rehearsal

December 8
7 pm: Creations Concert Dress Rehearsal
December 9
Webster University Study Day (All Dance Classes are Cancelled)
Teachers are available to meet with students regarding course work.
1–2:20 pm: Combined Dance Majors’ Technique class (Required for Creations Concert Performers)
December 9
7:30 pm: Creations Concert: An Informal Showing/Sharing of Student Works, Large Studio
December 14 1 pm: Dance Club Holiday Celebration
December 16 Last Day of Finals
January 17, 2017
Spring Semester Begins
All classes meet to discuss syllabi. All Dance Majors’ classes will dance.
January 18 11:30 am: Majors' and Minors' Meeting; Dance Club Meeting
January 20 Prospective Student Audition Day
January 25 11:30 am: Guest Artist Workshop
1 pm: Washington University’s Medical Program for Performing Arts Director, Dr. Hunt and Co-Director, Lynnette Khoo-Summers’ presentation
January 28 & 29
Muny Auditions (restricted studio access)
February 1
11:30-12:50pm: Stephanie Martinez Master Class; 1pm Lecture and Reception; co-sponsored with the Webster Speakers Committee, International Languages and Cultures Department and Women, Gender and Sexualities Studies
February 2
8am-Noon: Lynette Khoo Summers - Screenings
February 3
Prospective Student Audition Day
February 4, 5 MUNY Dance Auditions, restricted studio access
February 6-12 Guest Artist Residency -- anyone interested in working with alumna Heather Sultz must be available every night and 6-8 hours on each day of the weekend. (One must attend classes, but get off of work.  These rehearsals take priority over others.)  If you are not cast, and want to be involved, you must receive permission from the choreographer to understudy.
February 7
8am-Noon: Lynette Khoo Summers - Screenings
February 8
11:30-12:50pm Heather Sultz Master Class; 1pm Lecture and Reception; co-sponsored with the Webster Speakers Committee, The Biology Department and Women, Gender and Sexualities Studies
February 12 10am-4pm: Winter Dance Workshop
February 13-20 Guest Artist Residency – anyone interested in working with Nejla Yatkin must be available every night and 6-8 hours on each day of the weekend. (One must attend classes, but get off of work.  These rehearsals take priority over others.) If you are not cast, and want to be involved, you must receive permission from the choreographer to understudy.
February 15 1:30-2:20pm Nejla Yatkin lecture and rehearsal; Dance Club Meeting
February 17 Prospective Student Audition Day
February 22 Guest Artist Workshop; Rehearsal for ACDA
February 24 Prospective Student Audition Day
February 24-26
Mid-West Theatre Auditions (restricted studio access)
March 1
Guest Artist Workshop; Rehearsal for ACDA
March 3, 4 Dance St Louis presents New Dance Horizons V at Touhill Performing Arts Center
March 4 11am-12:30pm:Dance St. Louis sponsors Master Class at Webster University with New Dance Horizons V choreographer
March 8 Guest Artist Workshop; Rehearsal for ACDA; Dance Club Meeting
March 11–19 Spring Break
March 22 11:30 am: Warm up then rehearsal for ACDA
1 pm: Showing for ACDA followed by Mtg for ACDA
March 28 Leave for ACDA
March 29
Dance Seminar Cancelled
March 29-April 1
Central Region American College Dance Association conference; Wichita State University, KS
March 31, April 1
Damce St. Louis presents Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue a the Touhill PAC
April 1
11 am: Dance St. Louis Master Class with Taj Express; Location TBA
April 2
Return from ACDA
April 5
Guest Artist Workshop; ACDA Recap; Dance Club Meeting
April 7 Prospective Student Audition Day
April 12 11:30 am: Warm up followed by Creations Concert Rehearsal
April 13 8:00 pm: Creations Concert Dress Rehearsal
April 14
8:00 pm: Creations ConcertL An Informal Showing/Sharing of Works
April 19
11:30 am: Dance Club Meeting
Noon: Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) make up & hair workshop
April 25-28
Tecj/Dress rehearsals for WUDE - Class schedule is TBD
April 26 Dance Seminar Cancelled; students not performing in WUDE need to check with Nina to see if they can help with costumes during this time.
April 28–29 7:30 pm: Webster University Dance Ensemble Spring Concert (WUDE), Browning Mainstage Theatre
April 30
2 pm: Webster University Dance Ensemble Spring Concert (WUDE), Browning Mainstage Theatre
May 3
11:30am: End of the Year Majors' and Minors' Meeting
May 5
Study Day; all Dance classes cancelled
May 10 1 pm: End of the Year Gathering
May 11 Last Day of Finals
May 12 4 pm: Honors Ceremony at Community Music School
May 13
Graduation at the MUNY in Forrest Park
May 26–28 Dance St Louis Presents 10th Annual Emerson Spring to Dance Festival 2017 at Touhill Performing Arts Center
July 24–28 Summer Dance Intensive 2017
July 31–Aug 2 Junior Summer Dance Intensive 2017