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Bryn Mawr, Haverford Dancers Take the Stage for Spring Concert Featuring Reconstruction of José Limón Work

Posted April 18, 2012

Over 40 Bryn Mawr and Haverford dancers will take to the stage in Goodhart Theater on April 20 and 21 to perform dance works by Bryn Mawr dance faculty and noted Philadelphia dance artists. This year’s concert will also feature a reconstruction of Psalm, a 1967 work by master choreographer José Limón. Students worked with Ryoko […]

Class of 2011 To Receive Degrees and Celebrate Commencement Weekend

Posted May 12, 2011
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Bryn Mawr’s class of 2011—325 undergraduate students from throughout the United States and the world—will be graduated at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, on Merion Green. The College’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be granting nine doctorates and 24 master’s degrees. Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research will […]

Film Screenings, Colloquium Among Highlights of Meredith Monk Residency

Posted January 27, 2011

When Meredith Monk visits campus next week as a Hepburn fellow, students will have the opportunity to attend workshops and spend time with one of the world’s most celebrated interdisciplinary artists. Registration still open for free ”Dancing Voice/Singing Body” workshops. Among the highlights of Monk’s fellowship are free screenings of several films that either are […]

Registration Open for Free Workshops With Interdisciplinary Arts Pioneer Meredith Monk

Posted January 11, 2011

Interdisciplinary arts pioneer Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble will be performing at Goodhart Hall on on Sunday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. in the McPherson Auditorium as part of the Performing Arts Series and the College’s 125th Anniversary. Leading up to the performance, Monk will be in residence for a week on Bryn Mawr’s campus […]

Meredith Monk Revisits Her Acclaimed Performance ‘Education Of The Girlchild’ And Other Seminal Works As Part Of Bryn Mawr’s 125th Anniversary

Posted January 11, 2011
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The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents interdisciplinary arts pioneer Meredith Monk in a revival of her groundbreaking Education of the Girlchild as part of the College’s 125th anniversary celebration. Education of the Girlchild Revisited features Monk’s legendary solo from the original 1972 work, in which she imagines herself as an old woman, reliving […]

Khmer Arts Ensemble Brings Cambodian Dance to Bryn Mawr

Posted October 14, 2010
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Fusing the classical and experimental, the spare and complex, and the powerfully spiritual, Cambodia’s Khmer Arts Ensemble will take center stage at Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Hall when the troupe presents The Lives of Giants, the newest work from Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, the ensemble’s choreographer and artistic director. Touring the nation this fall with 30 […]

Sunday Performance by Chamroeun Yin to Open Monthlong Series on Cambodian Classical Arts

Posted September 22, 2010
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Beginning this Sunday, Sept. 26, Bryn Mawr College will host a series of events focusing on the classical arts of Cambodia. Inspired by a visit from Cambodia’s Khmer Arts Ensemble scheduled for October, the series will include performances, lectures, and workshops conducted by members of the local Cambodian community of Philadelphia as well as the […]

Performing Arts Series Returns to Goodhart Theater with Spectacular Sold-Out Performance

Posted February 22, 2010

The Performing Arts Series’ return to Goodhart Theater Feb. 13, featuring the dance troupe Urban Bush Women, was a huge success. See photos of the standing-room-only performance and associated events at which the College played host to many of the Philadelphia area’s art and culture leaders … Read more »

Event Postponements and Cancellations

Posted February 9, 2010

Because severe winter weather is predicted for the Philadelphia area, a number of events scheduled to take place at Bryn Mawr College have been postponed or canceled. College Communications recommends that anyone planning to travel to the College for an event on Wednesday, Feb. 10, or Thursday, Feb. 11, check the College’s online calendar before […]

BMC in the Media: Professor’s Radio Interview, Goodhart Renovation, BHM Speaker, and a Movie Trailer

Posted February 4, 2010

A few recent media offerings in which the College played a prominent role : Professor of Political Science Michael Allen was a featured guest on the Jamaican national radio show “The Breakfast Club” on the morning of Thursday, Feb. 4. The interview focused on issues of development, both personal and national, in the postcolonial economic […]

Faculty Dance Concert Features Revival of 1963 Solo

Posted February 1, 2010
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Some of Philadelphia’s top dance professionals will perform at Bryn Mawr on Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in the College’s annual Faculty Dance Concert in Pembroke Dance Studio. The concert, featuring performances by dancers and choreographers who teach at Bryn Mawr, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Read more»

Performing Arts Series Opens With Corridor by Australian Dance Troupe Lucy Guerin Inc.

Posted September 18, 2009
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The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series will partner with New York’s Baryshnikov Arts Center to present the first Philadelphia-area performances by Australian dance group Lucy Guerin Inc. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26, at 8 and 10 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. Internationally renowned for the skill and audacity of its performers, […]