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

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Corpus Mirabilis: The Life and Practices of St. Catherine of Siena and the Recentering of Female Agency and Play in Performance as Resistance. Thesis Performance and Installation by M.F.A. Dance Graduate Student Melissa Miller Eleanor D. Wilson Museum – Hollins Campus Free Admission Thursday, June 13, 2024 – Live Performance 7:30 pm Friday, June 14 […]

M.F.A. Dance Performance 1

Hollins Theatre

M.F.A. Dance Performance I Free admission 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.

DRAFTWORKS: A Studio Salon

Botetourt, 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 […]

Artist Talk I: Laura Halm Hamilton

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Laura Halm Hamilton is a dance artist from Baltimore, MD. A 2002 graduate of the Juilliard School, she is well versed in Eurocentric forms of concert dance that span a range of classical, modern, and contemporary techniques. As a company member with Hubbard Street 2, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and the Ballett des Saarländischen Staatstheater […]

Artist Talk II: Daniel Rodriguez

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Daniel Rodriguez was born in New York, NY. He began his dance training at the non-for-profit National Dance Institute. Through the National Dance Institute, he was given a scholarship to begin his formal ballet training at Ballet Academy East. He finished his ballet training at the Manhattan Youth Ballet and LaGuardia High School, the latter […]

Julie Benbassat Gallery Opening

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Benbassat is an award-winning illustrator and painter based in Philadelphia. After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2019, she has gone on to amass a range of clients in editorial, publishing, games, and animation. Her work delights in the eccentricities and wonders of the natural world, indulges in the fantastical, mixes narrative […]

No Shame Theatre

Hollins Theatre

No Shame Theatre is an experiential performance lab where writers, performers, and audience are constantly changing roles. Anything can happen and usually does in this late night venue for original work. We take the first 15 pieces to walk in the door and there are only three rules: pieces must be original (no copyright violations), […]

Unified Auditions 2024

Mill Mountain Theatre 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA, United States

Unified Local Auditions will be held this year at Mill Mountain Theatre’s Waldron Stage on June 22 from 12 to 5 pm and June 23 from 1 to 5 pm. You MUST reserve an audition slot in advance. All Hollins Playwrights Festival casting will be done from these auditions, so in order to be part […]

M.F.A. Dance Performance II

Hollins Theatre

M.F.A. Dance Performance II 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.

Playwright’s Lab Monday Night Guest Speaker: Cheryl Graeff

Mill Mountain Theatre 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA, United States

Each Monday night on the Waldron Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre, the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University presents a talk by a prominent working professional theatre artist. This week’s guest is: CHERYL GRAEFF – FACULTY, GUEST SPEAKER, AND FESTIVAL RESPONDENT Graeff is a proud member of Actor’s Equity and SAG-AFTRA has toured throughout the UK […]

Artist Talk III: Edgar Page 

Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center

Detroit native, Edgar L. Page comes from legacies celebrating the African Diaspora and Black Modern Dance traditions. He graduated from Cass Technical High School, furthering his studies at the Alvin Ailey School, the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, and others before earning a B.A. in dance from Western Michigan University as a Wade H. McCree, Jr. […]

Book Launch Party

Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center, Room 119

As part of our Alumni Retreat, we will celebrate new book releases by our program alumni and faculty. A slideshow of all books published (or to be published) in 2024 will be presented with short talks by attending creators. The talk will be followed by a group book signing. Book Launch, Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 […]