Spirit of Color


‘DURTY Dancing’

by on Dec.02, 2011, under Archeology, Home, Things we're proud of

December 1-2, 2011, Cohen Auditorium


Lose Control
Choreography: Taryn Brandes, Stephanie Kerr
Music: “Did It On ‘Em”, Nicki Minaj; “Look At Me Now”, Chris Brown featuring Busta Rhymes and Li’l Wane; “Bombs Over Baghdad”, Outkast; “Gossip Folks”, Missy Elliot featuring Ludacris; “Lose Control”, Missy Elliot

All I Love is Ass
Choreography: Chris Langbort
Music: “Somebody to Love”, Justin Bieber; “All I Want is You”, Miguel, “Dance (A$$)”, Big Sean

To the “Hood” and Back
Choreography: Kyle Carbone
Music: “Sexy and I Know It”, LMFAO, “I am the Best”, 2NE1; “Welcome to My Hood”, DJ Khaled, “Thugz Mansion”, 2pac featuring Nas

Choreography: Jay Dodd
Music: “When Doves Cry”, Prince; “I Feel For You”, Chaka Khan; “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”, Whitney Houston

Stop. Believe. Empower
Choreography: Gabriela Ros
Music: “Hurt”, Johnny Cash; “Street Spirit”, Radiohead; “Illusion”, VNV Nation; “Blinding”, Florence & the Machine; “Lights”, Ellie Goulding Bassnectar Remix; “Fix You”, Coldplay

We Came to Tear It Up
Choreography: Jay Dodd, Carlos Lopes, Marquel Norton, Amanda Yepez
Music: “Love Lockdown” (a capella version), Pentatonix; “End of Time”, Beyonce; “MotownPhilly”, BoyzIIMen, “Smash This Club”, Kardinal Offshall featuring Pitbull, Li’l Jon and Clinton Sparks

Choreography: Ellie Caple, Kyle Carbone, Jay Dodd, Marquel Norton, Gabrielle Thomas, Markus Willhite
Music: “Take Over Control (remix)”, Afrojack featuring Eva Simons, “Feel It”, Three 6 Mafia featuring Tiesto, Sean Kingston and FloRida; “Something Bigger, Something Better”, Amanda Blank, “Party Rock Anthem”, LMFAO


Party, Fly, Work out, Cruise
Choreography: Cindy Ko, Christine Aguirre
Music: “Shutterbug”, Big Boi featuring Cutty; “I’m Dat Chick”, Kelly Rowland; “Work Out”, J. Cole; “Trunk Muzik”, Yelawolf

Choreography: Justin Gleiberman
Music: “Crush On You”, Nero; “Swede Dreams”, Avivii, “Another Day in Paradise” (Bogroom club mix), Massmann vs. Ippytraxx featuring Fab

Walk On By
Choreography: Peter McCormack, Emma Marshall
Music: “Talk Show Host”, Radiohead; :Opinions vs the Sun”, Stars vs the Album Leaf; “New Day”, Kate Havnevik

SElf eXperience
Choreography: Carlos Lopes, Marquel Norton, Gabrielle Thomas
Music: “Dancing in the Dark”, Dev, “Hot Tottie”, Usher featuring Jay Z; “Feedback”, Janet Jackson, “Dirty Picture”, Taio Cruz featuring Ke$ha

Choregraphy: Markus Willhite, Ellie Caple
Music: “Where’d You Go Sora Remix”, Fort Minor; “Save Me”, Nicki Minaj; “Made in America”, Jay Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean; “Set Fire to the Rain”, Adele

Big Spender
Choreography: Peter McCormack
Music: “Big Spender”, New Broadway cast of Sweet Charity

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‘Get Yo Ass to Class’

by on Apr.30, 2011, under Archeology, Things we're proud of

April 28-29, 2011, Cohen Auditorium


Gender Studies 301: The Hood-Sassy Complex in the 21st Century
Choreography: Kyle Carbone, Jay Dodd, Brandon Taylor
Music: “Do It Like a Dude”, Jessie J; “6 Foot, 7 Foot”, Lil’ Wayne; “Rollin’ Sassy Against Me”, Mark Johnce; “Roman’s Revenge”, Nicki Minaj

Psych 1290: On Love and Self-Discovery
Choreography: Juliana Davis
Music: “Soldier”, Erykah Badu; “Cupid”, 112; “Can’t Back Down”, Bad Rabbits

Psych 1018: Dream Analysis
Choreography: Sarah Tavares
Music: “Go to Sleep”, Radiohead; “Walking on a Dream”, Empire of the Sun

Exp 214: Music of Ahmurican Culture
Choreography: Diego Chacon, Peter McCormack, Markus Willhite, Caitlyn Doucette, Jay Dodd, Chris Langbort
Music: “Bad Man”, Missy Elliot; “Bottles”, Dawn Richard; “Peacock”, Katy Perry; “Comin’ Up”, Sam Adams

Biology 69: Me$$i Genetic$, The Ke$ha Gene Unzipped
Choreography: Marquel Norton, Yessenia Rivas
Music: “Party at a Rich Dude’s House”, “Crazy Beautiful Life”, “Sleazy”, “Take it Off”, “Blow”, Ke$ha

Etiquette 101
Choreography: Chris Langbort
Music: “Save Room”, John Legend

Psych 126: Grief Through Motion
Choreography: Asha Jaramogi
Music: “Paradise Circus”, Massive Attack; “Lost in the World”, Kanye West; “Get Shakey”, Ian Carey

Exp 0001: Feminist Attitudes
Choreography: Christina Aguirre, Ellie Caple
Music: “Joy”, Missy Elliot; “Bamboo Banga”, M.I.A.; “Over (Hyper Crush Remix)”, Drake


Sociology 197: Society and the Individual
Choreography: Gabriela Ros, Diego Chacon
Music: “Cabaret Hoover”, Triplets of Belleville; “President”, IAMX; “Time to Move”, Blake McGrath; “Machine Gun”, Portishead; “Handlebars”, Flobots; “Bulletproof”, Dawn Richard

Physics 301 Smash/Bang Fusions
Choreography: Jay Dodd
Music: “Lemme Smang It”, “Did I Mention I LIke to Dance?”, and “Sex Syrup”, Turquoise Jeep; “Jizz in my Pants” and “The Creep”, The Lonely Island

Child Development 125: Adolescent Emotions
Choreogrpahy: Gabrielle Thomas
Music: “Make Me Weak”, Alaine; “Wish I Didn’t Miss You”, Angie Stone; “Fuck You”, Cee-Lo Green

Astronomy 017: Infinity and Beyond!
Choreography: Jamie Gang
Music: “My Girls”, Animal Collective

Biology 310: The History of Geriatric Medicine
Cross listed as ‘Senior Dance’
Choreography: Diego Chacon, Alyza Delpan-Monley, Kanku Kabongo, Alison Wahl
Music: “Nasty”, Janet Jackson; “No Scrubs”, TLC; “Country Grammer”, Nelly; “Minute Man”, Missy Elliot; “Hello Good Morning”, Diddy; “Dirty Money” and “Judas”, Lady Gaga

Biology 115: Student Physiology Around Finals Week
Choreography: Melba Bentre
Music: “Requiem for a Dream Remix”, unknown; “Till I Collapse”, Eminem; “Skrape”, Traxamillion

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‘One Badass Mix Tape’

by on Dec.15, 2010, under Archeology, Things we're proud of

December 2-3, 2010, Cohen Auditorium


The After Party
Choreography: Kanku Kabongo
Music: “I’m the Shit”, DJ Class; “Shots”, LMFAO

Choreography: Jenna Rennert, Jamie Gang
Music: “Cocaine”, Robin Thicke

Our First Time
Choreography: Markus Willhite, Gabrielle Thomas
Music: “I Get It In”, Omarion; “She’s a Model”, YG; “Bass Down Low”, The Cataracs; “Monster”, Kanye West, “Outta Your Mind”, Lil’ Jon

Choreography: Juliana Davis
Music: “Paris Nights and New York Mornings” and “Closer”, Corinne Bailey Rae

SOC Open Dance
Choreography: Kanku Kabongo, Markus Willhite, Amanda Yepes
Music: “It’s Alright (It’s Okay)”, Pitbull; “Gimme Dat”, Ciara; “Whip My Hair”, Willow Smith; “Firework”, Katie Perry

A Toy Story
Choreography: Jackie Kleban, Peter McCormack
Music: “Welcome to the Dollhouse”, Danity Kane; “Wind it Up”, Gwen Stefani; “Toy Soldier”, Britney Spears; “Power”, Kanye West; “Dirrty”, Christina Aguilera

The Mare Theeze Dance
Choregraphy: Chris Langbort
Music: “Mad”, Ne-Yo; “Sure Thing”, Miguel Jontel; “Freeze”, T-Pain

Dance 48
Choreography: Taryn Brandes, Ellie Caple, Juliana Davis, Kanku Kabongo, Sarah Tavares, Gabrielle Thomas, Markus Willhite
Music: “Ice Cream Paint Job”, Dorrough; “E.T.”, Katy Perry; “Baby”, Justin Beiber; “Money to Blow”, Birdman

Rated R: Part I (Death)
Choreography: Diego Chacon
Music: “Rockstar” and “Madhouse”, Rihanna


King of Africa
Choreography: Taryn Brandes, Jay Dodd
Music: “King of Africa (Last Japan Sub BAss Edit)”, Douster; “The African Way”, K’naan; “Get Ur Freak On”, Missy Elliot; “Africa”, Karl Woolf

Rated R: Part 2 (Mourning)
Choreography: Diego Chacon
Music: “Cold Case Love” and “G4L”, Rihanna

Spirit of Bhangra
Choreography: Sarah Tavares, Mikita Kharode, Kristen Surya, Adita Kulkarni, Anita Geevarghesem Neha Kumar
Music: “Amplifier Remix”, Imran Khan; “We Don’t Speak Americano”, Yolanda Be Cool

Rated R: Part 3 (Revenge)
Choreography: Diego Chacon
Music: “Russian Roulette”, Rihanna

A Piece of Meat
Choreography: Diego Chacon, Ellie Caple
Music: “I Gets Crazy”, Nicki Minaj; “Fuck You”, Electrik Red; “Ride”, Ciara; “Upgrade You”, Beyonce; “Who’s that Chick?”, Rihanna

Gettin’ By to Get Ahead
Choreography: Kanku Kabongo
Music: “Apologize (Remix)”, One Republic; “Slideshow”, T.I.; “Get By”, Talib Kweli

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‘Phantom of the Hip Hopera’

by on May.15, 2010, under Archeology, Things we're proud of

April 29-30, 2010, Cohen Auditorium

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‘Elements X’ 2009

by on Nov.30, 2009, under Archeology, Things we're proud of

November 14, 2009: Elements Competition, Shubert Theater, Boston

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