Department of Dance Calendar | Webster University


Calendar for 2019–2020
August 26 Fall Semester Begins
All classes meet to discuss syllabi. All Dance Majors’ classes must dance
 August 28 11:30 am-1:00 pm: BFA Choreographic Projects' Auditions, All dance majors are expected to attend the audition
  1:30 pm: Dance Club Meeting
September 2
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
September 5
11:00 am-1:00 pm: Involvement Fair
  1:00 pm: Dance Majors’ and Minor’s Meeting
September 11
11:30 am: Warm-up
12:15 pm: BFA First Showing-Draft of Work
  1:00-2:20 pm: New Works Audition
September 18 11:30 am: Meeting with Maura Caldwell
  1:00 pm: Dance Club Meeting
  1:30 pm: Study Abroad Meeting with Kelly Heath
September 25
11:30 am: Warm-up
12:00 pm: BFA Second Showing-Completed Works, New Works First Showing-Draft of Work
October 2 11:30 am: Warm-up
12:15 pm: BFA Final Showing, Completed Works
October 4 Registration Monies Due ($145) for ACDA.
October 9
11:30 am-12:50 pm: Guest Artist Master Class
  1:00 pm: Dance Club Meeting
October 10-12 BFA I Concertfeaturing choreography of BFA candidates, Stage III; 7:30pm Th & F; 2pm on Sat
October 11 9am: Register for ACDA
October 16 11:30 am: Warm-up
12:00 pm: New Works Second Showing-Completed Works
October 19–27 Fall Break
October 30
11:30 am: Warm Up
12:15 pm: New Works Final Showing-Completed Works; Tech/Design Personnel Invited
November 6
11:30 am-2:20 pm: Field Trip/Guest Artist Workshop
November 7-9 New Works Concert: Stage III; 7:30pm TH & F; 2pm on Sat
November 8 Prospective Student Audition
November 13 11:30 am-2:20 pm: Guest Artist Workshops
November 20 11:30 am–2:20 pm: Guest Artist Workshops
November 28–December 1 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
November 28
11:30 am: Warm-up                                                                                                                                    12:00 pm: Final Showing of Fixed Works for BFA II; Tech/Design Personnel Invited
December 4
Dance Club Meeting and Creations Concert Rehearsal                                                             
December 5
7:00 pm: Creations Concert Dress Rehearsal
December 6 Prospective Student Audition
December 6-7
7:30 pm: Creations Concert: A Showing of Student Works; The Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto Hilton Center
December 11 11:30 am-12:50 pm: End of Semester Majors' and Minors' Meeting
December 13 Study Day; all classes cancelled
December 18
1 pm: Dance Club Holiday Celebration
December 20
Last Day of Finals
January 13, 2020
Spring Semester Begins
All classes meet to discuss syllabi. All classes dance on first day.
January 15 11:30 am: Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) Audition; All dance majors are expected to attend the audition. Choreographers: Michael Uthoff, Maggi Dueker, Beckah Reed, Xi (Cecilia) Zhao, Alumna, Guest Artist
January 15-23 Projected WUDE GUEST ARTIST RESIDENCY: Rehearsals in the evenings and throughout the weekend
January 20 Martin Luther King's Birthday, No classes
January 22 11:30 am-2:20 pm: WUDE GUEST ARTIST Master Class/Residency Showing/Artist Talk
January 29 11:30 am: Majors' and Minors' Meeting; Dance Club Meeting
  1:00 pm: Lynnette Khoo-Summers and Dr. Hunt presentation
January 31 Prospective Student Audition Day
February 1-2 MUNY Auditions (restricted studio access)
February 4 8:00 am-12:00 pm: Lynnette Khoo-Summers Screenings
February 5 11:30 am-2:20 pm: 10 Hairy Legs Lecture Demonstration and Class
February 9 9:30 am-4 pm: Winter Dance Workshop, a day of Master Classes presented by Webster Faculty for high school students in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance
February 12 11:30 am-2:20 pm: Photo Shoot with Gerry Love
February 14 Prospective Student Audition Day
February 19
11:30 am-12:50 pm: Alumna Dr Carolyn Pautz workshop on Afro-Cuban Folkloric and Cuban Contemporary Dance
  1 pm-2:20 pm: Alumna Panel Discussion "Perspectives on the Current World of Dance"
February 21-23
Mid-West Theatre Auditions (restricted studio access)
February 26
11:30 am-2:20 pm: Guest Artist Workshop; Rehearsals for ACDA
March 4 11:30 am-2:20 pm: Guest Artist Workshop; Rehearsals for ACDA
March 6
Prospective Student Audition Day
March 7-15 Spring Break
March 18 11:30 am-12:50 pm: Warm-up followed by ACDA Rehearsal
  1:00-2:20 pm: Showing for ACDA, Meeting regarding ACDA
March 26-29
Central Region American College Dance Association Conference; University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. Leave STL on 3/24. Return to STL on 3/29
April 1 11:30am-12:50 pm: ACDA Recap and Dance Club Meeting
  1 pm-2:20 pm: Wet Ink and Creations Concert Rehearsals
April 3 Prospective Student Audition Day
April 8 11:30 am: Guest Artist Workshop; Wet Ink/Creations Concert Rehearsals
April 15 Creations Concert Run Through
April 17 7:00 pm: Wet Ink: A collaborative concert of the Departments of Music and Dance with composers, choreographers, and performers in the Community Music School
April 18 8:00 pm: Creations Concert, A Showcase of Student Works in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center
April 22 11:30 am-12:50 pm: Lara Turek, A Conversation about Philanthropy
  1:00 pm-2:20 pm: End of Year Majors' and Minors' Meeting, Dance Club Meeting
April 28-30
Tech/Dress rehearsals for WUDE - Class schedule is TBD
April 29 Dance Seminar Cancelled; students not performing in WUDE need to check with Nina to see if they can help with costumes during this time.
May 1-2 7:30 pm: Webster University Dance Ensemble Spring Concert (WUDE), Browning Mainstage Theatre
May 3 2:00 pm: Webster University Dance Ensemble Spring Concert (WUDE), Browning Mainstage Theatre
May 1
Study Day; all Dance classes cancelled
May 6
1:00 pm: End of the Year Gathering
May 7 Last Day of Finals
May 8 4:00 pm: Honors Ceremony at Community Music School
May 9
Graduation at the MUNY in Forest Park
July 21–24 Junior Summer Dance Intensive 2020
July 27–August 1
Summer Dance Intensive 2020