CAAD is an experimental laboratory for trying out new models of research, pedagogy, and practice, that foreground critical making and doing as complementary activities to critical thinking. CAAD programming is loosely organized around the senses, with 2014-15’s theme of “Vision,” 2015-16’s theme of “Sound,” and 2016-17’s theme of “Touch.”
- Late Night at the Loeb, in collaboration with the Vassar College Dance Department, is proud to present a conversation with members of the Battery Dance Company, Vassar faculty and students, and community members. The focus of this conversation will be Battery Dance Company’s Dancing to Connect program and its impact on communities. Individuals who register for the virtual event will be given temporary access to the film. Moving Stories, which follows six Battery Dance Company teaching artists across four countries. encouraged to share their stories through dance.
- It's been a long year for us all, so CAAD and the Vassar Film Department invite you to unwind with us on May 20th at the first Comfort And Renewal Fest. Grab your friends and enjoy free Twisted Soul and screenings of Studio Ghibli films from 11 AM to 5 PM on Noyes Circle. At 8 PM, Bring Your Own Blanket to the Chapel Lawn for Legally Blonde. Special thanks to the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center for their collaboration!
Filmed during MODfest 2021 at Poughkeepsie's Revel 32, the creators of the new musical MEXODUS, Brian Quijada & Nygel D. Robinson, added another track to their concept album. Special thanks to our collaborators and Powerhouse partners, New York Stage & Film. Find out more about this exciting project at https://www.vassar.edu/modfest/2021/mexodus-a-new-musical.html