Tuesday, September 11, 2018
3 PM
Hearst Dance Theater, Lewis Arts complex
For Princeton students only.

A mandatory placement class for all students of all class years interested in fall dance courses DAN 319, 320, 419, or 420. Following the class, faculty will walk you through the enrollment process and fall performance schedule. Placement decisions will be emailed to students by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12.

Questions about the program, placement class, or course enrollment process? Email Program Associate Cindy Rosenfeld:


Perform in the Princeton Dance Festival on the beautiful Berlind Theater stage!

November 30-December 2, 2018

There are two options* for students who desire to perform in the Princeton Dance Festival:

OPTION 1 — Enroll in DAN 319, 320, 419, or 420

Fall dance courses DAN 319, 320, 419, and 420 offer technical training and repertory rehearsals partnered with the study of the evolution of choreographic thought. Students must enroll in both an A section (Choreography Workshop I, II, III or IV) and a B section (Dance Performance Workshop: Repertory I, II, III or IV). Rehearsals take place during class time.

Featuring works by:

  • ROBERT BATTLE, Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (staged by Elisa Clark)
  • MALCOLM LOW, former dancer, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot
  • MARK MORRIS, excerpt from Pacific — a ballet created for San Francisco Ballet (staged by Tina Fehlandt)
  • ABBY ZBIKOWSKI, Hearst Choreographer in Residence

Interested? Come to the mandatory placement class for students of all class years on Tuesday, September 11 at 3:00 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater.

OPTION 2 — Audition for a Guest Choreographer’s work**



  • Hemmings’ Experimental Dancehall explores music and dances from Jamaica and the African Diaspora, pulling from hip-hop, Afro-Caribbean and contemporary dance.
  • AUDITION: Thursday, September 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater
  • REHEARSALS: Tuesdays + Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.


  • Staged by Alexandra Damiani
  • Artistic Director for Kidd Pivot and a former dancer for Ballet British Columbia and William Forsythe’s Ballett Frankfurt, Crystal Pite creates work that fuses classical elements and structured improvisation, marked by a strong theatrical sensibility and a keen sense of wit and invention.
  • AUDITION: Tuesday, September 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater (date subject to change)
  • REHEARSALS: Tuesdays + Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.


*Students may do both options 1 + 2— enroll in a dance performance workshop course AND audition for a Guest Choreographer

**A student may be cast in only one Guest Choreographer’s work



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The Hearst Dance Theater is located on the Forum level of the Wallace Dance Building and Theater at the Lewis Arts complex, located at 122 Alexander Street in Princeton, NJ.

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