Special Events

RESIDENCIES – Dance Theatre Group co-sponsors residencies each fall semester with a visiting professional dancer and choreographer. Group members are able to work with the visiting artist in intense rehearsals for a week. The rehearsals culminate in a performance of the visiting artist’s work and the piece created by the artist and the dancers during the week. Past visiting artists include Claire Porter, Victoria Marks, Janis Brenner, Peter DiMuro, Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer, Michael Foley, Sean Curran, and Terry Creach.

ACDF – Dance Theatre Group participates in the American College Dance Festival (ACDF) each spring semester. Two student works are selected to represent Boston University in the Festival, and all group members are encouraged to participate in the Festival. Boston University also hosts the festival every four years.

AURORA BOREALIS – Since 2003, Dance Theatre Group has participated in Aurora Borealis: A Festival of Dance and Light, a collaboration with the Dance Program and the College of Fine Arts at Boston University. The performance is held at the Boston University mainstage.

MASTER CLASSES – A partial list of past master classes includes: Fatou – Carol Sylla & Jafar Marselle – West African Dance & Drum, Jeffrey Polston – Jazz, Adrienne Hawkins – Jazz, Isaura Oliveira – Brazilian. Master Classes are free and open to the public.