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Calendar August 2014 - May 2015

Performance at IU Contemporary Dance.


  • Senior Showcase, students from the program will perform, Sat. Dec. 6 and Sun. Dec. 7, 2014
  • IU Dance Theatre Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, Ruth N. HallsTheater, Fri.- Sun., Jan. 16-18, 2015
  • Hammer & Nail 2015, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Wed. April 14 & Thu. 15, 2015

Fall Semester 2014


Students should begin to meet with their academic advisor(s) in order to obtain registration approval for spring course schedule.

  • 1 - Labor Day, classes do not meet
  • 3 - Last day to drop a First 8 weeks course with an automatic “W” by 4:00 pm
  • 4 - Convocation for Department of Theatre, Drama and Dance, Courtyard outside of Theatre Building. Welcome party for students and faculty, free pizza, please attend if you are not in rehearsal, 5pm
  • Hubbard Street 2 (HS2) will be in residence from September 29-October 10, 2014. Dance majors will take daily technique classes with HS2 and participate in repertory workshops. Choreographer Ihsan Rustem will be setting a new work on the company and selected IU dance majors, which will be featured in the winter concert “Encounters and Collisions.”


  • 10 - Fall Break, classes do not meet
  • 23 - Last day to drop a full semester course with an automatic “W” by 4:00 pm


  • 14 - First audition for the dance major for the 2015-16 academic year 
  • 16 - Ballet Hispanico, IU Auditorium, 8pm, residency events TBA
  • 17 - Deadline to submit Final Exam Schedule to Choreographers for Tech Rehearsal scheduling, please check with your Faculty Choreographer before scheduling Winter break travel departure and return!
    Tickets on sale for Faculty and Guest Artist Concert at IU Box Office
  • 23 - Thanksgiving recess begins after last class


  • 1 - Classes resume
  • 6-7 - Senior Dance Major’s Showcase, John Waldron Auditorium, Senior choreography is performed, 3:00 & 7:00 pm  
  • 15-19 - Final Examination week– Indiana University Dance Theatre will rehearse during this period

Spring Semester 2014


  • 7 - Dancers return for rehearsals for Faculty/Guest Artist Concert
  • 12 - CLASSES BEGIN.  Academic Advising begins for all students.
  • 16-18 - Annual Faculty & Guest Artist Concert, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Bloomington, IN, 7:30 pm, plus matinee on Sun. Jan. 18
  • 19 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Official Holiday, classes do not meet
  • 21-23 - Auditions for Hammer and Nail Concert, Choreographic Performance Project


  • 13 - Second audition for the dance major for the 2014-15 Academic Year
  • TBA - NSAL Contemporary Dance Competition


  • 13 - Spring recess begins after last class 
  • 23 - Classes resume


  • 14 - Pilobolus, I.U. Auditorium 
  • 14-15 - Hammer and Nail Concert at the Buskirk Chumley Theatre, 6:30 and 8:30 pm, please note this is a Tuesday and Wednesday


  • 4-8 - Final Exam Period

Summer 2015

Information about the High School Summer Dance Intensive will be posted soon. Visit Summer Programs for specifics regarding the summer program.

Past Calendars

View Calendar August 2013-May 2014.

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