Dance Department Performances

During the 2020-2021 season, the Belhaven University Dance Department is delighted to offer a variety of concerts featuring the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble, Dance Ministry Ensemble, and members of DOXA. All of our events include original choreographic works created by our innovative dance faculty, seasoned guest artists, and students studying dance composition. For this series, I invite you to experience diverse styles of ballet and modern dance displaying an array of artistic expressions that will evoke your imagination and enrich your soul.

~Krista Bower
Chair, Dance Department
Dance Box Office
(601) 965-1400
dancetickets@belhaven.edu

DANCE MINISTRY ENSEMBLE CONCERT

February 18, 19, & 20
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 7:00 PM
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

The Dance Ministry Ensemble and DOXA present choreography created by guest artists and dance faculty aimed to encourage and inspire the spirit of all who attend.

General Admission, $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students and immediate families. Advanced ticket reservations are required. Seating will be limited and socially distanced. Masks are required.

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SENIOR DANCE RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

March 3 & 4
Wednesday & Thursday, 7:00 PM
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

Senior dance majors present an evening of scholarship, lecture demonstrations, and creative process discussions on topics from the field of dance and beyond.

Complimentary Admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Seating will be limited and socially distanced. Masks are required.

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MFA THESIS AND SENIOR DANCE CONCERT

March 17-20
CONCERT A- Wednesday & Friday, 7:00 PM
CONCERT B- Thursday & Saturday, 7:00 PM
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

Master of Fine Arts candidates and senior dance majors present an evening of original choreography and performance, created at the intersection of scholarship and practice. This event is sponsored by DOXA.

General Admission, $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students and immediate families. Advanced ticket reservations are required. Seating will be limited and socially distanced. Masks are required.

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BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY DANCE ENSEMBLE
SPRING DANCE CONCERT

April 8-10 
Thursday, 7:00 PM
Friday, 7:00 PM
Saturday, 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

A showcase of choreography by dance faculty and guest artists, presented by the Belhaven University Dance Ensemble and members of DOXA. Styles include classical and contemporary ballet and modern dance.

General Admission, $10, Seniors/Students $5. Complimentary admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students and immediate families. Advanced ticket reservations are required. Seating will be limited and socially distanced. Masks are required.

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MFA THESIS ORAL DEFENSE PRESENTATIONS

April 17
Saturday, 2PM
Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center Studio Theatre

Master of Fine Arts candidates present creative process and research findings on topics from the field of dance and beyond.

Complimentary Admission for Belhaven Faculty/Staff/Students. Seating will be limited and socially distanced. Masks are required.

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EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHERS CONCERT

This virtual concert is produced by members of DOXA and highlights student choreography and performance.

Contact dancetickets@belhaven.edu for information about screenings of this event in March and April 2021.

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For more information about any of the performances, please call the dance office at 601-965-1400.