DanceWorks Chicago

Headlining the New Dance Festival

FRI-SAT, SEP 6-7
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

DanceWorks Chicago

DanceWorks Chicago

Headlining the New Dance Festival

FRI-SAT, SEP 6-7
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


DanceWorks Chicago is a contemporary dance company who performs a diverse repertoire to audiences across the globe with integrity, passion and excellence. This year’s festival features new works by DanceWorks Chicago as well as JMU’s award-winning dance faculty members. JMU dance majors will also perform with DanceWorks Chicago. More


Harlem 100

Featuring Mwenso & The Shakes
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance
With special guests Brianna Thomas, Vuyo Sotashe, and Michela Marino Lerman

FRI, OCT 18
CONCERT HALL

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Harlem 100

Featuring Mwenso & The Shakes
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance
With special guests Brianna Thomas, Vuyo Sotashe, and Michela Marino Lerman

FRI, OCT 18
CONCERT HALL


Created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and JMG Live, Harlem 100 is a multimedia extravaganza that captures the magical sights and sounds of the Harlem Renaissance. Jazz standout Michael Mwenso and his big band backup, The Shakes, will bring audiences a rousing show featuring Brianna Thomas, “the best young straight-ahead jazz singer of her generation,” (Wall Street Journal) South African jazz vocalist Vuyo Sotashe, and tap dancer extraordinaire Michela Marino Lerman. More


Taj Express

The Bollywood Musical Revue

TUE-WED, NOV 12-13
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Taj Express

Taj Express

The Bollywood Musical Revue

TUE-WED, NOV 12-13
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


An electrifying fusion of film, dance and music, Taj Express is an international sensation that captures the expressive spirit of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people for generations. A feast for the eyes and ears, this pulsating production featuring nearly 30 performers donning over 2,000 costumes will have you dancing in the aisles! More


Fall Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, NOV 14-16
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Fall Student Dance Concert

Fall Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, NOV 14-16
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


This showcase of new choreography offers audiences an opportunity to see the work of the Dance Program’s talented young artists. More


Dancescapes

THU-SUN, DEC 5-8
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Dancescapes

Dancescapes

THU-SUN, DEC 5-8
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


JMU’s premier dance ensemble will perform contemporary choreography by nationally- and internationally-recognized guest artists and award-winning dance faculty members. More


Senior Dance Concert

THU-SAT, FEB 13-15
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Senior Dance Concert

Senior Dance Concert

THU-SAT, FEB 13-15
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


JMU’s senior dance majors are on the verge of graduation and entering into their exciting careers as dance artists. Come watch them as they showcase their amazing work in this annual concert. More


Che Malambo

FRI, MAR 6
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Che Malambo

Che Malambo

FRI, MAR 6
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


The powerhouse all-male Argentinian dance company Che Malambo performs a percussive dance and music spectacle that celebrates the unique South American cowboy tradition of the gaucho. Malambo is a dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming, singing, and whirling of boleadoras (lassos with stones on the end). Don’t miss this exhilarating show that has captivated audiences across the globe! More


New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

THU-SUN, APR 2-5
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

New Voices in Dance

New Voices in Dance

Featuring JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble

THU-SUN, APR 2-5
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Prepare to be moved and inspired by the choreography and performances in this annual concert that features dances by selected JMU dance majors, faculty artists Rubén Graciani and Cynthia Thompson, and New York City-based dance professional Omar Román De Jesús, artistic director and choreographer of Boca Tuya and dancer with Yin Yue Dance Company. More


Spring Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, APR 23-25
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Spring Student Dance Concert

Spring Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, APR 23-25
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


This exciting concert features talented young dancers and choreographers from JMU’s Dance Program. More



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