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“MMMM” sees new worlds through dance

Junior Chloe Hood dances in “...is a cage is a cube is a line is a cloud”

Sienna Axe, A&E Reporter

November 21, 2019

What do a thrumming neon club scene, a poetic and ritualistic transformation and a heartfelt exploration of personal desire have in common? The answer — at least at Whitman — is “MMMM,” this year’s annual dance concert. Last weekend, Nov. 14-17, “MMMM” took over Harper Joy’s Freimann Stud...

Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

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 to April 16 and featured the artistry of student performers alongside some notable guest choreographers. The...

Actually Just Kind of and Almost

Dancers rehearse for Peter deGrasse's piece. Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

James Kennedy

December 4, 2014

"Actually Just Kind of and Almost," the dance performance starting Dec. 11, reflects last year's introduction of dance to the theatre department, and Harper Joy Theatre has begun introducing dance-based shows into their typically play-oriented season lineup. "Seeing the dance production in our offerings...

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