Fulbright Takes Woodruff '16 to Senegal

During her junior year at HWS, Olivia Woodruff '16 planned to study abroad in Senegal, when the Ebola outbreak led to the program's hiatus. Now, with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Woodruff has the chance to live in the country for a year as an instructor. "What I really wanted from the Senegal study abroad trip was to experience a culture and lifestyle very different from...  More >>

Senior Send-off

As this year's faculty speaker for the annual Senior Dinner held at Houghton House, Assistant Professor of Dance Kelly Johnson urged the Classes of 2016 to not live strictly by the inspirational words conjured by others, but rather to create their own meaningful quotes to guide their lives and experiences. "As I think of graduation, all these thoughts of nostalgia and of accomplishment start to f...  More >>

Faculty Dance Concert 2016

Featuring the choreography of four Hobart and William Smith Dance Department faculty members, the 2016 Faculty Dance Concert will run Thursday and Friday, April 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. This is the first Faculty Dance Concert in Deming Theatre of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will showcase the artistry of the department’s Dance Ensemble...  More >>

Davenport Presents at "Music Village"

This April, Professor of Dance Donna Davenport's choreographic work, "Belles of Hell," was featured during the professional recital, "Music Village," a collaborative performance of original musical compositions by Finger Lakes Community College Professor of Music David McGuire. Her piece complemented McGuire's "Purgatorio," an electronic composition that evokes Dante. It was Davenport's 50th form...  More >>

Junior/Senior Choreographers' Concert

Featuring the original choreography of eight HWS dance majors and minors, the Dance Department presented two showings of this spring's Junior/Senior Choreographers' Concert, "Identities," in Deming Theatre of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2. "The concert is a lovely collaboration between the choreographers and performers," said Associate Professo...  More >>

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