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Orchesis 2016 sweeps the stage

By Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter Orchesis, presented by Ohio Wesleyan’s department of theatre and dance, excited audiences with modern, interpretive dance choreographed and performed by students. Three shows were presented from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13 at the Chappelear Drama [...]

December 2, 2016 Entertainment
Students practice for Orchesis. Photo by Rashana Smith.

Orchesis takes the stage at Chappelear

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor After nearly two months of rehearsals, the Ohio Wesleyan dancers can finally rest their feet. Students of OWU from the department of theatre and dance have been working toward staging Orchesis, the annual contemporary dance concert, [...]

November 19, 2015 Entertainment
Ares Harper, Hilary Quinn and Jeremy Griffin-Jackson practice for this year's Orchesis performance. Photo by Trent Williams.

Sneak peak: Orchesis 2015

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor This year’s Orchesis is unlike past performances. For the first time in several years, Ohio Wesleyan’s theatre and dance department joined forces with the music department to devise the annual contemporary dance concert. Orchesis features 24 dancers [...]

November 6, 2015 Entertainment
Members of the Orchesis company rehearse the final dance in this weekend's show. Titled "Orchesis 2013: be human," the annual dance performance opens Friday, April 26, at 8 p.m. in Chappelear Drama Center.

Orchesis dancers, choreographers and designers explore what it means ‘to be human’


April 26, 2013 Entertainment