2012 Winter

Winter Performances

The Dance Company of Middlebury's

PUSH: Moving History Forward

January 27, 28
Friday & Saturday
8:00 p.m
Mahaney CFA Dance Theatre

4 people leaning in & pushing each other

DCM is constructing a diverse concert of works for formal performance at Middlebury in January and later on tour to Philadelphia, PA. Supported in part by a grant from the Committee on the Arts, the company is exploring the roots of American dance forms: Swing, Contact Improvisation, Hip-Hop, and Modern Dance. Guest choreographers Teena Marie Custer and Nicholas Leichter will contribute new pieces to the company’s repertory which is under the artistic direction of Artist in Residence Tiffany Rhynard.

Tickets: $12/10/6

Dance Calendar 2012 Winter

Winter Term Events

Yoga Philosophy
January 18   Wednesday     2:00 - 4:00 P.M FREE
Mahaney Center Room 109
Lecture and discussion with Russell Comstock, Metta Earth Yoga. Come dressed to move as well as to listen.

Food and You: Stories To Live By
January 25 7:00 P.M. FREE
The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest, The Orchard (Room103)
Workshop and discussion with Andrea Olsen and Sabina Holloway.


PUSH: Moving History Forward
The Dance Company of Middlebury 2011-2012 season
January 27, 28 Friday, Saturday 8:00 P.M.           Tickets:$12/10/6
Mahaney Center Dance Theatre


<p class="caption"><em>Alexandra Vasquez from “Holding Pattern”<br />by Teena Marie Custer; photo by Alan Kimara Dixon</em></p>


Alexandra Vasquez from “Holding Pattern” by Teena Marie Custer,
photo by Alan Kimara Dixon

The Dance Company of Middlebury explores the roots of American dance forms: Swing, Contact Improvisation, Hip Hop and Modern Dance. Guest artists Teena Marie Custer and Nicholas Leichter and Artist in Residence Tiffany Rhynard contribute pieces to the concert. Davis Anderson ’13, Sarah Chapin ’12, Jeremy Cline ’11.5, Cameron McKinney ’14, James Moore ’12, Jill Moshman ’14, Rachel Nuñez ’14, Hannah Pierce ’13, and Alexandra Vasquez ’12 comprise the company.


<p class="caption"><em>Cameron McKinney, James Moore, Jeremy Cline<br />from “Subverting Normal” by Tiffany Rhynard<br />photo by Alan Kimara Dixon</em></p>


Cameron McKinney, James Moore, Jeremy Cline from “Subverting Normal” by Tiffany Rhynard
photo by Alan Kimara Dixon

Come see how this current generation translates historic forms into a new vision of dance for the 21st century. Sponsored by the Dance Program and the Committee on the Arts. Post-performance discussion and reception following Friday’s performance.

Program in Dance

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753