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DANCE | Bay Area Dance Exchange (2024)

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Bay Area Dance Exchange (BADE) is a consortium of 13 university and college dance programs in the Bay Area. Originally conceived in 2006 as College Dance Day, BADE was founded and created in 2008 by TAPS Lecturer Diane Frank and has since been facilitated by host campuses. This year, BADE will be hosted by the Theater and Performance Studies Department (TAPS) at Stanford University.

BADE offers a day full of Masterclasses, Networking Events, and a student Choreography Showcase, designed to support and nurture the next generation of choreographers.

BADE Steering Committee: Aleta Hayes, Erik K Raymond Lee, Cathleen McCarthy, Raissa Simpson, Sheldon Smith


Full Schedule

8am-9am | Check-in (Rm 113)

9:15am-10:45am |Morning Introductions & Campus Roll CallGroup Masterclass led by Robert Moses

11am-12:30pm | Break Out Classes (Rm 113,114,115)

12:30pm-2pm |Lunch & Optional Panel Discussion (Rm 113)

A complimentary lunch will be served.* 
Optional Panel Discussion: Balancing Artistic Careers Through Dance  | Led by: Aleta Hayes & Sheldon Smith
[*Students showcasing work should use the last 30 min of lunch to prepare for showing]

2:00pm-4:00pm | Choreographic Showings and Feedback (Rm 113)

Led by: Aleta Hayes (Stanford), Erik Lee (UC Berkeley), Raissa Simpson (Stanford)

4:00pm | Closing