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Dance minors celebrate movement on Zoom

October 8, 2020

Although Whitman College is not a dance school, there are still a good number of Whitman students who are involved with dance on campus, be it by taking dance classes, pursuing a dance minor or being involved...

Studio Series celebrates dance at a distance

Photo contributed by Nichole Canuso.
September 10, 2020

The artists in the Theater and Dance department’s upcoming Studio Series see virtual art as an opportunity for curiosity, connection and collaboration. The Studio Series, curated by Whitman Associate...

Whitman professors adapt to online learning

Photos by Dana Kendrick
April 10, 2020

The faculty and staff of Whitman College spent spring break preparing for the transition to online learning forced by the global outbreak of COVID-19. One of the core features of Whitman and other liberal...

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists

Annual Dance Series Features Guest Artists
April 12, 2018

The Spring Studio Dance Series at Harper Joy Theatre has seen a plurality of visiting artists perform. Ranging in theme and subject, the annual series is rapidly becoming a venue for experimental dance...

“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...

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Photo by Tywen Kelly
April 20, 2017

A sweeping set of performances came to the stage at Harper Joy Theatre for Whitman’s annual Spring Dance Performance, titled “breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust.” Performances ran from April 12...

Wire Watch: Week of April 13th

April 11, 2017

"breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust:" A mixed-bill of new contemporary choreographies, performed by Whitman students. 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 13-15 (matinees at 2 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, April 15-16),...

“The Adventures of Alice” performed by Walla Walla Dance Company

February 9, 2017

The Walla Walla Dance Company performed an excellent original take on the timeless story “Alice in Wonderland” on Saturday, Feb. 4. The show, titled “The Adventures of Alice,” took place in Cordiner...

Me Try Impress Now

October 20, 2016

  Hello. Me couldn’t help but notice you very pretty lady. You think me pretty too? Me wear ironic button up with tiny schnauzers printed on it. Me lather Axe bodywash to disguise stink flesh...

Social Dance Club

Sometimes, you really just can't fight that urge to get up and dance. Fortunately, when that happens, there's a club tailor-made for you.
April 14, 2016
Sometimes, you really just can't fight that urge to get up and dance. Fortunately, when that happens, there's a club tailor-made for you.

Beyond Borders Club Hosts 5th Annual InterNation Celebration

Photo by Madaline Stevens
February 25, 2016
The 5th Annual InterNation Celebration was held in Reid Ballroom on Feb. 20th.

The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

February 14, 2016
The Pioneer sits down with EDM artist Robert DeLong. DeLong was brought to perform at Whitman on Feb. 11th by Whitman Events Board along with openers Chrome Sparks and Colours. His newest album “In the Cards” was released last September.
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