Learn to Dance with New Movement

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“No experience necessary,” is rarely seen on the dance scene at Michigan. New Movement, a new team has been taking that line to heart. They are a dance team that will teach members how to dance, interested parties need only commit to the schedule of twice weekly practices. The first practice comprises a lesson in…

Bringing arts organizations on campus together with SAOR

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At the University, it seems like there’s an arts organization for everything — tens of variations on dancing and singing, improv comedy, literary magazines, yo-yo performance groups, and many more. Working to coordinate them all is the Student Arts Organization Roundtable, a decade-old organization which aims to bring together student arts leaders on a variety…

Instruments Seeking Good Home

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Each type of art has it’s own problems. Painters and sculptors require materials, dancers need space and music to practice, it’s become a growing issue that musical groups need space to store their instruments. Project Music formerly Experimental Musical Instruments is trying to find a solution to that problem. Creating the Arts Coalitions they managed…

Sahana Presents That Brown Show

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Sahana isn’t your average music and dance group. They are a larger organization that is trying to spread awareness of Indian classical arts. They include both undergraduate and graduate students and have no membership requirements. They are focused on three main pillars: Spreading awareness, Helping people grow by cultivating talent, and producing concerts. With these…

Arts Outreach with MPOW

Walking into the Union a few weeks ago, you might have spotted an unusual sight — lots of elementary school kids, trooping around the first and second floors, occasionally halting for a quick dance battle or a five second rendition of a song. Those kids were courtesy of the Michigan Performance Outreach Workshop, a University…

Becoming Part of the Art

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Whenever I think about Arts at Michigan, I always refer to them as “the passport people.” They are so much more than that. You can blog for them (like I do), submit to their art competitions or promote the arts to other students. Arts Ambassadors is a wonderful opportunities to be a part of Arts…