Arts Organizations

A cappella Council
Arts
Email: [[e|acappellacouncil]]
Purpose: Foster good relations between all the a capella groups on campus
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/acappellacouncil}}

Accidentals
Arts
Email: [[e|accidentals]]
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-WM-Accidentals/123823767041}}

Afsana
Arts
Purpose: A fusion dance team used to promote the promulgation of Indian culture through different styles of dance and the use of different types of music therein. This will be done by the team's attendance at collegiate competitions as well as performance exhibitions.
Email: [[e|afsana]]

Art Collaborative
Arts
Purpose: To develop the talents of artists, art historians, and marketers through continual learning, practice, and experimentation.
Email: [[e|artcollaborative]]
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/yourwamac}}

Bboy Club
Arts
Email: [[e|bboyclub]]
Purpose: To spread the hip hop culture through bboying, also known as breakdancing.
Website: http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/bboyclub/welcome

Beledi
Arts
Email: [[e|beledi]]
Purpose: To promote understanding and acceptance of Middle Eastern culture through the study and performance of Middle Eastern Dance, otherwise known as Bellydance.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/beledi/home}}

Bhangra
Arts
Email: [[e|bhangra]]
Purpose: A multicultural, co-ed dance group that seeks to represent the College by performing both on campus as well as intercollegiate competitions. The group also seeks to educate others about Bhangra and the culture of Punjab, India.

Botetourt Chamber Singers
Arts
Email: [[e|botetourtsingers]]
Purpose: Provides an outlet for the highest quality of musicianship in the form of a select chamber ensemble.
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/botetourtsingers/home.html}}

Campus Musician's Union
Arts
Email: [[e|musiciansunion]]
Purpose: A vehicle for campus bands to use school resources for events. Also provides a central listing of campus bands.

Choir
Arts
Email: [[e|choir]]
Purpose: Enables students to further develop their musical ability and to represent the College through a series of choral presentations.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/choir}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-and-Mary-Choir/191261950900159}}

Christopher Wren Singers
Arts
Purpose: A 14 member student-directed, student-run chamber and madrigal choir which performs both on campus and in the community. Membership is open by audition to all interested members of the College community.
Email: [[e|wrensingers]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/cws}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/ChristopherWrenSingers}}

Cleftomaniacs
Arts
Email: [[e|cleftomaniacs]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/cleftomaniacs}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-and-Mary-Cleftomaniacs/228473142677}}

Common Ground
Arts
Purpose: A women's contemporary Christian a capella group which sings on and off campus.
Email: [[e|commonground]]

Composer's League
Arts
Email: [[e|composersleague]]
Purpose: To encourage and orchestrate performances of original works by student composers.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/composersleague}}

Doubletake
Arts
Email: [[e|doubletake]]
Website: {{http://doubletakeacappella.com/}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/pages/doubletake/12787832143}}

Ebony Expressions
Arts
Email: [[e|ebony]]
Purpose: To provide ministry through contemporary gospel music to the campus and community.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/ebony}}

Gentlemen of the College
Arts
Purpose: An a capella singing group specializing in a wide variety of vocal harmony with an emphasis on a complete show including humor and a dynamic stage presence.
Email: [[e|wmgentlemen]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/goc}}

Heritage Dancers
Arts
Email: [[e|heritagedancers]]
Purpose: Promotes the understanding, enjoyment, and dancing of historical and modern American and English country dances.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/heritagedancers}}

Improvisational Theatre (I.T.)
Arts
Email: [[e|improvtheatre]]
Purpose: Provides hilarious improvisational comedy performances not only for the College community, but also at benefits, with professional groups, and in improv comedy festivals all across the country.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/improv}}

International Performance Arts Exchange
Arts
Purpose: Provides an outlet for international expression through the study and production of various art mediums concerning people of different color, gender, sexuality and religion. Also helps in the campaign to recruit and retain students of all backgrounds interested in performance arts.
Email: [[e|ipaxchange]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/ipax}}

Intonations
Arts
Purpose: A ten member women's a cappella ensemble performing a wide variety of music.
Email: [[e|intonations]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/intonations}}

Irish Dance and Culture Club
Arts
Email: [[e|irishdance]]
Purpose: To bring together students who have an interest in Irish culture, especially dance.

Nu Kappa Epsilon
Arts
Email: [[e|nukappaepsilon]]
Purpose: Promoting the growth and development of musical activities at the College as well as in the Williamsburg community.
Website: {{http://www.wix.com/nukappaepsilonwm/nu-kappa-epsilon-william-and-mary-3}}

One Accord
Arts
Email: [[e|oneaccord01]]
Purpose: A men’s Christian a capella group whose goal is to give glory to God through song.
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/One-Accord/136562783509}}

Orchesis
Arts
Email: [[e|orchesis]]
Purpose: The dance company at the college which provides students with the opportunity to both perform and choreograph original modern dance works.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/orchesis}}

Orchestra
Arts
Email: [[e|orchestra01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/orchestra}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-Symphony-Orchestra/473999550264}}

Passing Notes
Arts
Email: [[e|passingnotes]]
Purpose: To promote appreciation for a wide variety of a capella music of the pop genre and provide an a capella option for women interested in singing this music.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/passingnotes}}

Pep Band
Arts
Email: [[e|pepband01]]
Website: {{http://www.wmpepband.org}}

Pointe Blank
Arts
Email: [[e|pointeblank]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/pointeblank}}

Reveille
Email: [[e|reveille]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/reveille}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/reveille}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/ReveilleWM}}

Rhythm and Taps
Arts
Email: [[e|rhythmandtaps]]
Purpose: To promote and expand all kinds of tap dancing and create opportunities for low cost tap dancing lessons on campus.

Sandbox Improvisation
Arts
Purpose: The purpose of Sandbox Improvisation is to provide laughter to the students of William & Mary and be an outlet for those who would like to participate in an improvisational troupe.
Email: [[E|sandbox]]

Shakespeare in the Dark
Arts
Email: [[e|shakespeare]]
Purpose: A student-run group dedicated to bringing Shakespeare in all forms to the campus.
Website: {{http://shakespearewm.blogspot.com/}}

Sinfonicron Light Opera Company
Arts
Email: [[e|sinfonicron01]]
Purpose: Provides an alternative performance style to the one offered by the Theatre department. Students are given an opportunity to be involved in every aspect of doing a show, including directing, producing, and designing.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/sinfonicron}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/Sinfonicron}}

Spoken Word
Arts
Email: [[e|spokenword]]
Purpose: Spoken Word will promote creativity, communications, and friendship, and the performing arts by encouraging member participation in such activities as poetry, music, comedy, and dancing.

Spotlight
Arts
Email: [[e|spotlight]]
Purpose: To entertain with song and dance by preparing one public showcase per semester. It includes a variety of musical genres from contemporary pop to traditional show tunes.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/spotlight}}

Stairwells
Arts
Email: [[e|stairwells01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/stairwells}}

Student Hip-Hop Organization
Arts
Email: [[e|hiphop]]
Purpose: To network with W&M's thriving hip-hop community and to utilize hip-hop as a tool for creating unity within this culture on campus. Students can share and showcase their talents, love and passion for the culture and music.

Syndicate Hip Hop Dance Team
Arts
Email: [[e|syndicate01]]
Purpose: A student run dance team that promotes hip hop dance in the William and Mary community through student choreographed hip hop dance performances.
Website: {{http://www.syndicatewm.com}}

Tribal Dancers
Arts
Email: [[e|tribaldancers]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/tribaldancers/home}}

Tribetones
Arts
Email: [[e|tribetones]]
Purpose: The purpose of our organization is to add a new style of co-ed a cappella to the William and Mary community. In order to differentiate ourselves from other groups, we invite a cappella groups from other colleges to perform with us in concerts for the entrie campus. The group will incorporate a variety of genres rather than a primary focus on one; our group will focus on blues, indie-pop, and oldies.

W&M Jazz Ensemble
Arts
Purpose: As the premiere jazz performing organization on campus, the William & Mary Jazz Ensemble offers students an opportunity to perform over a hundred years of the finest jazz repertoire. The Ensemble performs in and around the campus community including at the Kimball Theatre and regional tours.
Email: [[e|pkbhasin]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/jazzensemble}}

W&M Symphony Orchestra
Arts
Purpose: The William & Mary Symphony Orchestra is comprised of undergraduate and graduate musicians of The College of William & Mary and community musicians of the Williamsburg area. Its mission is to grow through performances of great orchestral literature and to contribute to the artistic community of The College.
Email: [[e|wmorchestra]]

W&M Wind Ensemble
Arts
Purpose: The W&M Wind Ensemble has performed the finest wind ensemble literature for more than 80 years. In addition to traditional concert repertoire, the Wind Symphony presents diverse programs throughout the year including Pops, Homecoming, national tours, and for special events.
Email: [[e|windsymphony01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/windsymphony}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-Mary-Wind-Symphony/12067553703}}

Wham Bam Big Band
Arts
Email: [[e|whambam]]
Purpose: A student-led jazz ensemble that seeks to generate interest in live jazz performances.
Website: {{http://www.whambambigband.org}}

William & Mary Schola Cantorum
Arts
Email: [[e|wmscholacantorum]]
Purpose: The William & Mary Schola Cantorum is an entirely student-directed chamber choir dedicated to renaissance and twentieth century composition. Modeled on the university chapel choirs of Oxford and Cambridge, the Schola sings from a broad and varied repertoire of sacred and secular music, spanning from Tallis and Gibbons to Duruflé and Lauridsen. For more infomation, please visit us online.
Website: {{http://wmscholacantorum.org/}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/wmscholacantorum}}

Women's Chorus
Arts
Email: [[e|womenschorus]]
Website:: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/womenschorus/home}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-Womens-Chorus/109513989115783}}