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Dance Program Director: Thomas Vacanti (bio & contact)
Administrative Coordinator: Cathleen Maclutsky, (email, 413-545-6064)
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Thurs, Fri, Sat, February 2, 3, & 4, 2023  @ 7:30pm, Totman Performance Lab
Convergence: A Dance Performance Gallery
An artistic presentation of methods and findings from an active clinical trial about the health benefits of dance among adults.
Aston K. McCullough, artistic director
With Five College dance faculty collaborators Chris Aiken, Barbie Diewald, Jenna M. Riegel & other dancers
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Thurs., Fri. March 2 & 3, 2023 @ 7:30pm, Totman Performance Lab
Senior Thesis Dance Projects
Senior dance majors present their choreography projects
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Friday, Saturday, May 5 & 6, 2023 @ 8pm, Totman Performance Lab
Junior Choreography Dance Projects
Junior dance majors present their choreography projects
More info to come..