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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Bard College Dance Program presents Fall Dance Concert

7:30 pm. Fisher Center, LUMA Theater

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Bard College Dance Program presents Fall Dance Concert

7:30 pm. Fisher Center, LUMA Theater

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Bard College Dance Program presents Senior Dance Concert

7:30 pm. Fisher Center, LUMA Theater

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Bard College Dance Program presents Senior Dance Concert

7:30 pm. Fisher Center, LUMA Theater

Dance Faculty

Maria Simpson, director

Professor of Dance, Dance Program Director, Chair, Arts Division
Phone: 845-758-7996
E-mail: msimpson@bard.edu

Performer, choreographer and teacher. Maria has taught at Mount Holyoke College, Middlebury College, the University of Washington, the Bates Summer Dance Festival, the 1997 Seattle Summer Dance Festival, the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center’s Summer Workshop, the 2007 Vassar College Summer Workshop, and the Gibney Dance Center in New York City.
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Jean Churchill

Professor of Dance
Phone: 845-758-7933
E-mail: churchil@bard.edu
Studied modern dance at Connecticut College Dance Festival. Member, Boston Ballet Company (1966–72); artistic director, New England Dinosaur (1976). VIEW MORE >>

Leah Cox

Term Associate Professor of Dance
Phone: 845-758-7945
E-mail: lcox@bard.edu
M.F.A., Hollins University, B.A., Texas Christian University. Dean of the American Dance Festival; former director of the New York Live Arts/ Bard College partnership (2009-2015); former education director of New York Live Arts; former education director, company member, and rehearsal assistant, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (2001–2014).

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Lindsay Clark

Visiting Assistant Professor in Dance
Phone: 845-758-7935
Email: lindsaywalkerclark@gmail.com

Lindsay Clark has been performing and teaching in NYC and internationally since 2005. She has had the pleasure of working with Shen Wei Dance Arts, Faye Driscoll, Jennie Mary Tai Liu, Yve Laris Cohen, Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, Vanessa Anspaugh, Jack Ferver, John Jasperse, Yasuko Yokoshi, Michelle Boulé, Pontus Lidberg, and Xavier Le Roy.
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Peggy Florin

Visiting Associate Professor of Dance
Phone: 845-758-7935
E-mail: florin@bard.edu
Choreographer, performer and teacher who has taught at Oberlin College, Ohio University, Williams College, Bennington College and at summer residencies at the Bennington College July Program, Pro Danza Italia and the White Mountain Dance Festival. VIEW MORE >>

Peter Kyle

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance
Phone: 845-758-7913
Email: info@peterkyledance.org
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, filmmaker and Artistic Director of Peter Kyle Dance, founded in 2006. His critically acclaimed choreography has been commissioned and performed across the United States and internationally in Scotland, Norway, Germany, Cyprus and China. VIEW MORE >>

Amii LeGendre

Visiting Instructor in Dance
Phone: 845-758-8448
E-mail: alegendr@bard.edu
Dancer, choreographer. B.A., Connecticut College; M.F.A. candidate, University of Wisconsin. Artistic director, LeGendre Performance Group (1994– ); performances throughout United States and in Canada, Ecuador, Peru, Hong Kong. Faculty, Cornish College of the Arts (1998–2005). VIEW MORE >>