Senior Theater and Dance major Yang Sun ’24E presented her thesis “Drift” last weekend. Managing Arts & Living Editor Sarah Weiner ’24 reviews the performance, an ode to loneliness and frayed relationships.
The renovated Center for Russian Culture opened with an evening of dance. Lauren Siegel ’27 reviews the performances, exploring the creative processes of choreographers Maya Mizrahi ’21 and Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Jenna Riegel.
There are so many creative groups on campus, it can be hard to know what’s happening. Managing Arts and Living Editor Madeline Lawson ’25 introduces some of Amherst’s student arts groups in preparation for this Saturday’s Get Involved Fair.
Jungeun Kim is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance. Speaking with Managing Features Editor Caelen McQuilkin ’24E, Kim discussed the roots of her passion for dance, its educational potential, and the different meanings it has taken throughout her life.
Last weekend, Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College Dance Departments presented their Fall Faculty Dance Concert. Eren Levine ’24 reviews the performances, reflecting on each piece’s individuality.
The UMass Dance Department presented a reproduction of “Scheherazade,” featuring dancers from all Five Colleges. Assistant Arts and Living Editor ’24 Sarah Weiner recaps the performance, which put forth a strong commentary on gender and power.
Sarah Weiner '24 shares her perspective on the proposed conversion of the Nicholls Biondi dance studio into a fitness center. Without a space to rehearse, Weiner argues that the Amherst dancers and RSOs that rely on the space would suffer incalculably without it.