TaMaMa Dance Company Collection June 4th-8th

June 3, 2019

Marquette, MI – The TaMaMa Dance Company (TDC) presents Collection, a compendium of TDC projects showcased for the public at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre from June 4th-8th. For tickets and more information, visit he TDC website.

Woodland Sky Dance Company Performs at NMU

March 9, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company will perform at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre on Friday, March 15. An educational performance for school classrooms, home-school groups and other educational organizations is scheduled for 11 am. A public performance will be held at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the evening event are $5 and there will be a meet and greet in the lobby of FRT following the performance.

Woodland Sky is made up of award-winning singers and dancers who span multiple generations, making their performance a family-friendly event. Singers and dancers in Woodland Sky proudly represent the following tribal nations: Ojibwe, Menominee, Potawatomi, Lakota and Apache.

Woodland Sky’s visit to NMU is made possible by the NMU Center for Native American Studies, the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center, and the Forest Roberts Theater with additional support from the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, and Travel Marquette.

International Folk Dancing

November 9, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 9, 2018 – The NMU International Dancers teach dances from all around the world. No experience or dance partner is necessary. International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:15 at Dance Zone in Marquette. Lessons are free!

International Folk Dancing

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – The NMU International Dancers teach dances from all around the world. No experience or dance partner is necessary. International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:15 at Dance Zone in Marquette. Lessons are free!

International Folk Dancing

October 26, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 26, 2018 – The NMU International Dancers teach dances from all around the world. No experience or dance partner is necessary. International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:15 at Dance Zone in Marquette. Lessons are free!

International Folk Dancing

October 19, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 19, 2018 – The NMU International Dancers teach dances from all around the world. No experience or dance partner is necessary. International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:15 at Dance Zone in Marquette. Lessons are free!

Dancing with the Hospice Stars – October 19

October 14, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Join us at Kewadin Casino’s DreamMakers Theater as we raise awareness for Hospice and end of life care in our community as 10 couples join together to perform a ballroom dance routine and compete for the Mirror Ball Trophy and the Peoples’ Choice Award, as well as the Judges’ Award.

Tickets are on sale September 1, 2018.

Ethnic Folk Dance October 16

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 13, 2018 – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and NMU International Dancers will hold a free Ethnic Folk Dance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at DanceZone. The event will feature ethnic dances from various groups represented in the Upper Peninsula, including French, Italian, Slovenian, Finnish, Swedish, Irish and more. Music will be performed by the Copper Country’s Thimbleberry Band. The dance is being held in conjunction with the current Beaumier Center exhibition, “The Immigration Experience.”

Marge Sklar, DanceZone instructor and coach of the NMU International Dancers, will lead the lessons. The NMU International Dancers is a group of NMU students, alumni, faculty and Marquette area residents who enjoy learning about different cultures through music and dance. The group is open to dancers of all ages.

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