she•nan•i•dance | SH əˈnanədans | noun : where attitude is everything
Shenanigans - gans + DANCE = ShenaniDANCE
ShenaniDANCE is the first of its kind at Haverford College. Rather than being an inconspicuous and completely student-led dance group, ShenaniDANCE is a coached, non-competitive dance team committed to fostering a more visible and exuberant dance presence on Haverford’s campus.
ShenaniDANCE is for those who have great energy and enthusiasm, a lot of attitude, and a love of dance. Its members come from all types of dance backgrounds and skill levels. While we believe in working hard and pushing ourselves to produce high-caliber performances, we also believe that dance should bring you joy, build you up, stir your soul, and grow you as a person.
As Haverford's dance team, ShenaniDANCE brings the arts and athletics together by performing halftime routines at both men’s and women’s home basketball games to entertain the student body and to promote school spirit and pride.
During the 2011-2012 basketball season, we will meet twice a week for rehearsals and one of those times will be with our coach, Yasmin Goodman. Besides being a phenomenal woman, Yasmin is also an esteemed faculty member of the Dance Program at Bryn Mawr College.
About Yasmin: Yasmin Goodman trained extensively in gymnastics and in Shotokan Karate before turning to dance. She studied at Temple University and with top area jazz teachers. For the past 30 years, Yasmin has taught and performed in the Philadelphia area. She co-founded and directed the YAZZU DANCE Co., a performance company that allowed new dance talent and acclaimed professionals to showcase their work. Since 1999, Yasmin has been teaching at Bryn Mawr College and inspiring dancers with her energetic style. She is passionate about dance and is committed to each person’s full self-expression on the dance floor.
2011-2012 HALFTIME PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
- Nov. 19 vs. Merchant Marine - Saturday, 3 PM
- Nov. 30 vs. Washington - Wednesday, 7:30 PM
- Dec. 10 vs. Franklin & Marshall - Saturday, 3 PM
- Feb. 11 vs. Dickenson - Saturday, 1 PM
- Nov. 15 vs. Immaculata - Tuesday, TBA
- Dec. 1 vs. Washington - Thursday, 7 PM
- Dec. 10 vs. Franklin & Marshall - Saturday, 1 PM
- Jan. 21 vs. Gettysburg - Saturday, 1 PM
- Feb. 15 vs. Muhlenberg - Wednesday, 6 PM
Our Havertastic ShenaniDANCErs:
- Kirsten Larsen, '13
- Martina McPhail, '13
- Simone Bradley, '14
- Samantha Fay, '14
- Natalie Legros, '14
- Megan Reilly, '14
- Amancay Candal Tribe, '15
- Maria D'Amico, '15
- Karina Weiner, '15