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“Swan Lake” connects orchestra with ballet

October 24, 2019

Four days. That’s the amount of time the Walla Walla Symphony had to rehearse the score for "Swan Lake" as a unified orchestra before their performance in Cordiner Hall on Oct. 20..  “We only got...

“SPACING” Melds Movement with Meaning

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya
November 16, 2017

This year, “SPACING,” the Whitman Dance department's fall dance performance, wove elements of music, voice and language through abstract movement. The performance, which ran from Nov. 9 to 12, was composed...

Community Collaboration Brings “The Nutcracker” To Life

Contributed photo by Jon Christopher Meyers Photography.
December 11, 2014

On Dec. 13, the Walla Walla community will have the opportunity to view two performances of the "The Nutcracker" in Cordiner Hall. The return of this biannual event, set up by the Walla Walla Symphony...

Most valuable pliéer: Jimmy Madden dances back into baseball

December 6, 2012

While most of James "Jimmy" Madden's baseball teammates go through the motions of off-season weight training and honing of fundamentals, Madden circumvents the monotony with a rather unconventional addition...

Ballerinos defy stereotypes

Illustration: Emily Johnson
December 8, 2011

For men looking to get moving on campus and earn credit simultaneously, there is a class that may be of interest: ballet. The co-ed beginning, intermediate and advanced classes generally enroll about...

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