Dayton Artist in Residence Series presents Hip Hop Year 2015-2016 The Hip Hop Year — Dayton Artist-In-Residence Series

Connecticut College Dance Department
Co-Curated by Shani Collins-Achille & Aimee Couture

Spring 2016

Rennie Harris Puremovement: Academy of Legends
February 10-13, 2016
Rennie Harris Puremovement: Academy of Legends will be presenting a series of master classes, artist talks and workshops. There will be five company members here to work with Connecticut College students, faculty, staff as well as local schools and community members. Harris' LEGENDS explores the continuing global impact of hip hop dance through a week-long series of free classes and workshops featuring hip hop pioneers who honor, preserve and document the tradition of hip hop dance.

Ladies of Hip Hop Performance Residency
March 8-11, 2016
Ladies of Hip Hop Residency & Performance with Teena Marie Custer and Nina Flagg. Teena will be showing work, teaching classes and participating in an Artist Talk.

Wednesday, March 9
Ladies of Hip Hop Performance with Teena Marie Custer and Nina Flagg
7:30 p.m. in Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams
Free & Open to the Public.

Wednesday, March 9 
Ladies of Hip Hop Artist Talk with Teena Marie Custer and Nina Flagg, during Common Hour
12-1 p.m., in Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.
Free & Open to the Public.

Fall 2015

Rennie Harris Puremovement Residency with Nina Flagg
September 10-17, 2015
Nina Flagg, a member of Rennie Harris Puremovement will be in residence to work with community members and students in classes and rehearsals to create a dance to be performed for the Dance Department Concert December 11 & 12, 2015 in Palmer Auditorium.

Audition Class with Nina Flagg member of Rennie Harris Puremovement
Thursday & Friday, September 10 & 11
4:15-7:15 pm
Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.
All are welcome!

Rehearsals with Nina
Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13
From 10-1pm and 2-5pm, Myers Studio and
Monday-Thursday, September 14-17
from 4:15-7:15pm
Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.

Cast will rehearse weekly from September through December, time & day TBA for the Dance Department Concert Performance on December 11 & 12
Featuring works by guest artists Nina Flagg, a member of Rennie Harris Puremovement, Molly Lieber '05 and Eleanor Smith, as well as Connecticut College faculty David Dorfman, Heidi Henderson and Shawn Hove
7:30 p.m., Palmer Auditorium
Tickets $12. Students and Seniors $6. For tickets call the Palmer Box Office at 860-439-ARTS

Rokafella & Qwikstep Residency
October 6-8, 2015

Artist Talk with Rokafella & Qwikstep
October 7
Time & place, TBA, Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.
Open to the Public.

Ladies of Hip Hop Performance Residency
October 20-22, 2015
Ladies of Hip Hop Residency & Performance with artist/MC Queen GodIs and choreographer Michele Byrd-McPhee, Founder of the Ladies of Hip Hop Festival. Queen and Michele will be showing work, teaching classes and participating in an Artist Talk.

Ladies of Hip Hop Performance and Q&A with Queen GodIs and Michele Byrd McPhee
Wednesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.
Q & A to follow
Free and Open to the Public.

Artist Talk with Queen GodIs and Michele Byrd McPhee
Thursday, October 22 
Common Hour, 12-1 p.m., Myers Studio, 3rd Floor, College Center at Crozier-Williams.
Free & Open to the Public.

Dance Department Concert Performance
December 11 & 12 
Featuring works by guest artists Nina Flagg, a member of Rennie Harris Puremovement, Molly Lieber '05 and Eleanor Smith, as well as Connecticut College faculty David Dorfman, Heidi Henderson and Shawn Hove
7:30 p.m., Palmer Auditorium