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‘You can dance if you want to:’ Five things you might not know about dance at Rochester

‘You can dance if you want to:’ Five things you might not know about dance at Rochester

January 8, 2018

Did you know you can major in dance? Or take a course in dance even if you’ve never danced before? As the annual inspireDance Festival gears up later this month, learn more about how dance and Rochester go hand in hand.

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Introductory Painting course turns Rochester waiting rooms into ‘welcome rooms’

Introductory Painting course turns Rochester waiting rooms into ‘welcome rooms’

December 18, 2017

Students in Heather Layton’s classes this year have worked with staff and community members at the Jordan Health Centers to fill these spaces with art.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

December 6, 2017

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to do this weekend.  Log in and check out the University Events Calendar  for more things to do. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. #1: See the energy of […]

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Four questions for director Ken Rus Schmoll

Four questions for director Ken Rus Schmoll

November 29, 2017

The two-time Obie Award-winner is in Rochester to direct Octavia, a play ripped from the headlines in the year AD 62.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 29, 2017

Jeanette Colby, the University calendar editor, offers a selection of events and activities to do this weekend. Log in and check out the University Events Calendar  for more things to do. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. #1: Get […]

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Octavia opens at Todd Theater

Octavia opens at Todd Theater

November 22, 2017

The International Theatre Program closes its fall semester with the production of the rarely staged play Octavia, directed by Obie Award-winning guest director Ken Rus Schmoll.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 8, 2017

Jeanette Colby, the University calendar editor, offers a selection of events and activities to do this weekend. Browse, discover, and share upcoming events on the University Events Calendar. #1: Get a glimpse into the creative lives of Rochesterians The Memorial Art Gallery will celebrate the private hobbies and creative lives of Rochesterians in its continuing […]

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

November 1, 2017

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to do this weekend.  Log in and check out the University Events Calendar  for more things to do. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. #1: Find and buy one-of-a-kind […]

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

October 25, 2017

Check out things to do this weekend at the University of Rochester.

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Gift makes city’s musical theater affordable for students

Gift makes city’s musical theater affordable for students

October 20, 2017

A new initiative of the Institute for Performing Arts, supported in part by a fund established by alumni Dan ’82 and Marcia Mantell ’83, makes it possible for more students to experience a professional performance in the city of Rochester.

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