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New College: Connecting the Arts and Humanities on Florida’s Creative Coast seeks to foster deeper understanding of the arts and humanities through new programs at New College of Florida and with local arts organizations and the Cross-College Alliance

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PRESENTING OUR 2018-2019 SEASON
New College: Connecting the Arts and Humanities on Florida’s Creative Coast seeks to foster deeper understanding of the arts and humanities through new programs at New College of Florida and with local arts organizations and the Cross-College Alliance. Funded by a five-year $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this initiative supports the expansion of existing public programs and a new series of open seminars featuring faculty scholars and artists who are renowned in their fields.
During the 2018-19 academic year, New College will host a variety of events that celebrate the arts and humanities.
Please visit ncf.edu/connecting-arts-humanitiesfor exact dates, times, and locations.
Want to learn more about upcoming Arts and Humanities events? To join our mailing list, please email [email protected] or sign up on our website.
JOIN US FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday, August 31
6:00-7:30 p.m.
College Hall Music Room
Meet and dance with the choreographer of “Dreamfall” a collaboration between Sarasota Contemporary Dance and the NOW Ensemble. This class welcomes observers as well as movers to join in and experience the beauty and strength of Xiao-Xuan Yang Dancigers.
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 p.m.
College Hall Music Room
“Innovators of American Dance: Martha Graham”
A public lecture presented by Peter Sparling, former principal dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Rudolf Arnheim Distinguished University Professor of Dance, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Dance at University of Michigan; and Peggy Lyman, former principal dancer and current company regisseur with the Martha Graham Dance Company.
Friday, September 14
1:00-2:20 p.m.
College Hall Music Room
Master Class with Peggy Lyman, former principal dancer and current company regisseur with the Martha Graham Dance Company. Open for public viewing and limited community participation (some dance background and waiver required).
Saturday, September 15
1:00-2:30 p.m.
College Hall Music Room
Join NOW Ensemble Artistic Director, composer, and electric guitarist Mark Dancigers on an exploration of ideas about music and dance. Dancigers will use concepts and techniques from his collaboration with Sarasota Contemporary Dance “Dreamfall,” and a new world premiere work, to create a participatory and informative audience experience.
Never miss an event!Email [email protected] to join our Arts and Humanities mailing list or visit ncf.edu/connecting-arts-humanities to sign up online.
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