2021 Dance Alumni Weekend

UA Theatre and Dance is excited to present our 2021 Dance Alumni Weekend on October 14-16, held on the campus of The University of Alabama. This new tradition aims to connect undergraduate majors to alumni with experience in the field, forming and maintaining meaningful relationships. We look forward to welcoming you home here at The Capstone for this memorable experience.  If you would like to get involved or have any questions, please contact Bria Tyner at bjtyner@crimson.ua.edu.

Tentative Schedule

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Thursday October 14th 

7:00pm — Alumni/Faculty Opening Mixer

Friday October 15th   

9:00am-10:15am — Class block #1

10:30am-11:45am — Class block #2

12:00pm-1:15pm — Lunch break

1:30pm-2:45pm — Class block #3

3:00pm-4:45pm — Break

5:00pm — Informal Concert/Panel DiscussionDancers leaning backward in front of a structure

Saturday October 16th   

11:00am- 12:15pm — Class block #4

12:30pm-1:45pm — Class block #5

2:00pm-3:15pm — Class block #6

3:30pm-5:45pm — Break

6:00pm — Alumni/Faculty/Student Closing Mixer

Class Blocks

Class blocks are available by request to any alumni member who is interested in teaching movement classes during the alumni weekend. Please complete the Dance Alumni Weekend survey to request a class block.  The deadline for submissions is September 13, 2021  

Informal Concert

The informal concert is open to any alumni member who is interested in presenting dance films and/or live choreographic works. For dance films and live performances, please submit a description and/or link of your work to Bria Tyner (bjtyner@crimson.ua.edu) by September 13, 2021.

Tribute To Jamarious Stewart

In tribute to Jamarious Stewart, Professor Emeritus Cornelius Carter will be choreographing a work to be performed at the informal concert Friday, October 15th. This tribute is open to any interested alumni (see Dance Alumni Weekend survey). The rehearsal schedule is TBD.     

Statement Of COVID-19

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, specific health and safety standards are in place to minimize exposure and community spread on campus. Face masks are required inside all non-residential campus buildings, including classrooms, academic buildings, and on-campus transportation. The rule applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. We thank you in advance for wearing a mask and doing your part to protect our community.