Artist Talk I: Alicia-Lynn Nascimento Castro

Niederer Auditorium, Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Alicia Nascimento Castro transitioned into dance after training as an elite gymnast. She is currently finishing her M.F.A. in the two-summer track program at Hollins and graduated with a B.F.A. in dance from the University ofArizona. In Philadelphia she continued her dance training with Philadanco then moved to Denver where she danced with Cleo Parker […]

Ignite Your Purpose Conference

Are you interested in attending a conference that will help you explore various career paths, gain additional insight on your mental health and emotional intelligence, and conceptualize professionalism and adulthood? We hope you will join us on Saturday, June 10 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. for the Ignite Your Purpose Conference, a FREE program […]

M.F.A. Dance Performance I

Hollins Theatre

Saturday, June 10, 2023,  8 p.m., Hollins Theatre M.F.A. Dance Performance I features a collection of original work in performance and/or choreography by current M.F.A. dance candidates. As part of the thesis capstone research project, performance and dance work featured in this concert highlight a diverse approach to contemporary dance practices, research, and making.

Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop

Since 2005, Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop has nurtured and empowered over 750 writers. Intimate and inspiring workshops encourage participants to fuel their passion and transform their writing. Both virtual and in-person options allow you to participate and learn in the format that works best for you. Join a workshop and leave with a new manuscript, […]

Women Working with Clay Symposium

Women Working with Clay Symposium is about women who work with clay to create pottery, art vessels and sculpture, and whatever point of view may come with that distinction. It explores the connections of the long history of women in cultures all over the world as vessel makers, artists, and artisans. The symposium is a three-day […]

Picture Book Trends: A Curated Reading Workshop

Hollins University’s graduate programs in children’s literature are renowned for their emphasis on the study, writing, and illustration of work in that field. We also offer one-week intensive workshops for teachers and librarians, aspiring authors and illustrators, and alumnae/i of Hollins’ undergraduate and graduate programs. Whether you want to grow your skills as a picture […]

Artist Talk II: Gary Abbott

Babcock Auditorium, Dana Science Building

Gary Abbott is a founder and associate artistic director of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater in Chicago, Illinois, a professor of dance at the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory, and a 2022 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. Abbott began his career in Atlanta, Georgia, with Barbara Sullivan’s Atlanta Dance Theatre and later attended the California Institute […]

M.F.A. Dance at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Thesis Performance and Installation by M.F.A. Dance Graduate Student Eiby Lobos Friday, June 16 through July 2, 2023, Exhibition Tuesday – Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. Thursday, 12 – 8 p.m. Voices of the Highlands: Untold Stories of Heritage, Blood, and Memory focuses on topics of settler colonialism, Indigenous resistance, ancestral memory, and healing. This work makes […]

DRAFTWORKS: A Studio Salon

BOT Studio II

DRAFTWORKS is a dance department and M.F.A. dance event inaugurated during fall 2005 and spring 2006. The platform was designed to provide a space for intimate, nontraditional, radical, often-times explicit performance work to be shared with the dance department community and guests. DRAFTWORKS: A Studio Salon was designed to challenge makers and witnesses to consider […]