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2017-18 Fall Semester Dance Department Calendar

   
Aug. 21
FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Ballet class (all majors)

Aug. 24 2-4 p.m.: Ensemble audition for new works
Sept 5-15
Adam Sage Residency
Sept. 4
LABOR DAY (NO SCHOOL)
Sep. 28
Karen Burke master class and audition, artistic director of Dayton Ballet
TBA
MASTER CLASSES & AUDITIONS:

Norbe Risco (Artistic Director, Kentucky Ballet Theater)

Karen Burke (Artistic Director, Dayton Ballet)

Johanna Wilt (Associate Director, Cincinnati Ballet)
October 12-13
READING DAYS (NO CLASSES – rehearsal time may be required)
Oct. 24-28
TBA
Oct. TBA
Master classes TBA
Nov. 3
2-4 p.m.: Choreographers' and Senior Showcase Adjucation. With the application form due on Oct 1.
Nov. 10
VETERANS DAY (NO SCHOOL)
Nov. 20
Class Exam: Level II and III
Nov. 21
Class Exam: Level I and Modern Dance
Nov. 23-26
THANKSGIVING BREAK (NO SCHOOL)
Nov. 27-Dec. 1
TECH WEEK
Nov. 30-Dec. 3

THE ART OF MOTION
8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 
8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1
8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2
3 p.m. Sunday, Dec 3


CCM’s Department of Dance opens this anniversary season with a concert of mixed repertoire featuring the enchanting The Little Mermaid choreographed by guest artist and Missouri Ballet Theatre director Adam Sage with music by Léo Delibes and Antonín Dvořàk. The concert also showcases Paquita (Act II) with music by Ludwig Minkus, restaged by Deirdre Carberry. Additional highlights include the world premiere of Shaker Loops, choreographed by André Megerdichian and featuring music by John Adams performed by CCM’s Café MoMus ensemble. This premiere will also include an illuminated projections by DAAP faculty member Henry Hildebrandt.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

Dec. 1
Last Day of Classes
Dec. 4-5
End of Semester Conference
Dec. 4-9
EXAM WEEK Students conference 5-7
Dec. 10 -Jan. 7
WINTER BREAK (NO SCHOOL)

2017-2018 Spring Semester Dance Department Calendar

Jan. 8
FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
Jan. 13 & 27
9 a.m.: CCM Admission Audition
Jan. 15
MLK Jr. HOLIDAY (NO CLASSES)
Jan. 19
6:30 p.m.: A MOVEABLE FEAST
Jan. 22-28 Guest Residency 
Jan. 30-Feb. 3 

Guest residency for Balanchine ballet 

Feb. 10 & 25

CCM Admission Audition: 9 a.m.- noon                                               And Joffrey Ballet School (New York City) 1-3 p.m.

 

Feb.-March
MASTER CLASS:

Richard Steinert (Artistic Director of Ballet Pensacola) Edward Liang (Artistic Director of BalletMet) Tim Veach (Aritistic Director of Columbus Dance Theater) Ogulcan Borova (Ballet Master of Cincinnati Ballet)
March 1-3

CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE

8 p.m. Thursday, March 1
8 p.m. Friday, March 2
2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3

Experience the next generation of emerging choreographers as CCM dance majors take the stage with exciting and diverse new works.

March 12-18 SPRING BREAK (NO CLASSES)

April 13

Board Examination - Corbett Auditorium 1-5pm
April 12-14

LEGENDS OF DANCE

8 p.m. Thursday, April 12
8 p.m. Friday, April 13
2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14

Celebrate spring’s arrival with the CCM Ballet Ensemble as they present an exciting mixed bill accompanied by the CCM Concert Orchestra. The program includes one of the most celebrated excerpts in all classical ballets, “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadére, staged by CCM faculty member Deirdre Carberry with music by Ludwig Minkus. In addition, guest artist Pablo Francisco Ruvalcaba will restage José Limón’s masterful A Choreographic Offering set to music by J.S. Bach. The program’s rousing finale features The Sleeping Beauty (Act III), after Marius Petipa’s classical ballet with music by Tchaikovsky.

 Location: Corbett Auditorium 

April 17-20
End of year Conferences
April 27
Spring Semester ends