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Highlights from the Festival

MPBN show Maine ArtsMarc Bamuthi Joseph & The Living Word Project in red, black & GREEN: a blues

A short edited version of BDF's April presentation at the Lewiston Armory. 



MPBN show Maine ArtsMPBN Maine Arts Showcases the Bates Dance Festival

A look back through archival footage of performances at the Bates Dance Festival. 


Paradise PondGregory Maqoma/Vuyani Dance Theatre

A mini documentary about Gregory Maqoma's weeklong residency at Bates, Oct. 11-16, 2009. This was the first ever Festival presentation during the academic year engaging Bates College students and faculty in a myriad of activities.


Paradise Pond"Bates Dance Festival - Mini Documentary"

A mini documentary introducing the four components of the Bates Dance Festival: The Young Dancers Workshop; The Professional Training Program; The Youth Arts Program; The Presenting Series.


Paradise Pond"Paradise Pond"

A site-specific extravaganza created by Sara Pearson Patrik Widrig for the Festival's 25th anniversary.





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