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Performances & Events

Dance Productions & Programs

2017-2018 Tufts Dance Program Events


Location of all events:
Jackson Dance Lab
Unless otherwise noted
50 Talbot Ave., Tufts campus
Medford Parking available at
419 Boston Ave., near College Ave.

Dances at Noon
October 27, March 2, March 30 at Noon

Save these dates for showings of new works and works-in-progress by Boston-area artists in an informal setting, including post-performance discussions with the choreographers and dancers. Free and open to the public.

Parent's Weekend Dance Showcase
October 14 at 6:00 pm
Cohen Auditorium

Celebrate the wide array of dance activity on campus with dancers from the Tufts Dance Program and our many Tufts student dance groups including members of African Dance Collective, Sarabande, Spirit of Color, Tamasha, JumboRaas, Tufts Tap Ensemble, and Tufts Ballroom. Free and open to the public.

Fall Dance Weekend
November 17 & 18 at 7:00 pm

Our Fall Dance Weekend highlights new choreography created by students, and faculty artists, Jaclyn Waguespack and Jenny Lustig, in collaboration with students from Dance Repertory & Performance and the Ballet Program. Tickets are $5, available at the Tufts Box Office (617.627.3493); Jumbo Cash accepted.

New Movement Works
December 3 at 5:00 pm

See the creative process unfold in new work by students developing ideas in choreography and performance art courses and as independent projects. Facilitated by Daniel McCusker and other Dance Program faculty. Free and open to the public.

Dance Program MashUP
December 7 at 7:00 pm

Check out what fellow Jumbos can do in this multi-class celebration of Afro-Haitian, Kathak, Hip Hop, Modern dance and more. Open to current students and members of the Tufts community. Come watch and maybe even participate!

Spring Dance Weekend
April 20 at 7:00 pm; April 21 at 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm; April 22, at 5:00 pm.

Don't miss original choreographic projects created by graduating Dance Program Minors and members of Dance Repertory & Performance. $5 admission. Tickets available at the Balch Arena Box Office: 617.627.3493.

Dance on Camera Screening
April 26 at 7:00 pm

Dance on Camera students share works created with Tufts faculty mentor, Jacquelyn Waguespack. Free and open to the public.

The Tufts Dance Program receives generous support for innovative dance projects through the Tufts Dance Program Innovation Fund (TDPIF). The Fund supports experimentation and risk-taking by the Tufts Dance Program, its faculty, and students. Interested students are encouraged to contact Fund co- directors, Renata Celichowska and Daniel McCusker, for more information regarding TDPIF application guidelines.