Schedule of Events (At a Glance)


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

  • 6:30pm: RAD Fest Mobile Tour performances: 709 W. Lovell, Ladies Library, Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts

  • 7:30pm: RAD Fest 10th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration: Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts

Thursday, March 7, 2019

  • 5:00pm-6:30pm: Mix and Mingle: Raddison Plaza Hotel and Suites

  • 7:00pm: *RAD Fest Long Works Performance: Wellspring Theater in the Epic Center

friday, march 8, 2019

  • 12:00pm: Beer and Spirits Tour: Downtown Kalamazoo

  • 2:00pm: Dance Writing Workshop with Elizabeth Zimmer: Epic Center

  • 2:00pm: Master Class I: Native Intelligence and Modern Dance with Robin Prichard: Epic Center

  • 3:30pm: Master Class II: Dancing in a Big World with Kent De Spain: Epic Center

  • 4:00pm: Bell’s Beer Dinner: Bell’s Eccentric Cafe and Brewery

  • 7:00pm: RAD Fest Short Works I Performance: Epic Center

  • 9:00pm: *RAD Fest Short Works II Performance: Epic Center

Saturday, March 9, 2019

  • 9:00am: Master Class III: Power, Rhythm, Speed: Modern Technique in Action with Daniel Gwirtzman: Epic Center

  • 10:00am: Dance Writing Workshop with Elizabeth Zimmer, Cont.: Epic Center

  • 10:30am: Master Class IV: Disconnect to Reconnect with Jodie Randolph: Epic Center

  • 12:00pm: Master Class V: Contemporary Street Jazz with Gierre Godley: Epic Center

  • 1:30pm: Master Class VI: BodyPoetry: Improvisation & Meditation with Paris Cian Williams & Blair Ebony Smith: Epic Center

  • 4:00pm: Screendance at the K.I.A.: Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts

  • 7:00pm: RAD Fest Short Works III Performance: Epic Center

  • 9:00pm: RAD Fest Short Works IV Performance: Epic Center

  • 10:00pm: After-Glow reception featuring live music by the Dacia Bridges Project: Epic Center

sunday, March 10, 2019

  • 10:00am: Coffee Hour Discussion: Epic Center

  • 10:00am: Youth Master Class I: Stability and Release with Melanie Swihart: Epic Center

  • 11:30am: Youth Master Class II: Contemporary African with Nekeshia Wall: Epic Center

  • 2:00pm: RAD Fest Youth Performance (family-friendly): Epic Center

  • 3:30pm: RAD Fest presents “Becoming Mary” Performance (family-friendly): Epic Center

*Includes nudity and/or adult content