Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Martha Graham Dance Company gives traditional, yet innovative and strong performance

By Erica Weiss

November 24, 2014

Dance enthusiasts and community members alike celebrated the Martha Graham Dance Company’s diverse program of company classics and new works at the Fine Arts Center last Tuesday. As stated in the show’s program, the Martha...

East meets west: Sheng Dong “A Moving Sound” delights on its third stop of its US tour

By Erica Weiss

October 19, 2014

Sheng Dong “A Moving Sound” charmed audiences with their classic-with-a-twist take on the music, dance, and culture of their native Taiwan on the evening of Wednesday, September 17 in the Bowker Auditorium. Utilizing traditional...

New England can dance: The Massachusetts Dance Festival gala performance

By Erica Weiss

October 19, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Massachusetts Dance Festival wowed its patrons with a combination of New York and New England dance companies in its annual gala performance. With a diverse program line-up and a cast of some of...

Progressive dance music makes its way to NoHo this week

By Adria Kelly

October 14, 2014

The first time I heard Papadosio’s progressive psychedelic jam music, I was mid-brush stroke on an art piece I had been struggling on for weeks. The minute its ethereal sound flowed into the room, I was hooked and quickly completed...

Dynamic Motion dances through another semester

By Kayla Marchetti

April 10, 2013

On Monday and Wednesday evenings, the Dynamic Motion Dance Team (DMDT) practices for several hours on the 12th floor lounge in Kennedy Hall, a dormitory within the Southwest residential area. The two captains, Karyn Wagner and Anna M...

Dance should be an Olympic sport

By Samara Abramson

October 10, 2012

During the 2012 Olympics this summer, I got into a heated discussion with members of my family about which aspects qualify a sport to be a ‘sport’. My cousins believe that any sport necessitating a judge is too subjective to be consid...