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Faculty Lecture: Amy Chavasse, dance

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

6:00pm, East Quadrangle, Room 1405

 

Professor Chavasse presents research from her travels to the Malta Festival in Poznań, Poland, and Berlin, Germany, where she created a new dance work for Tanz Tangente. In Poznań, the panoply of dance, music, and theatre events focused on the festival theme of “The Balkans Platform,” with the title of "We The People," analogous to the U.S. "not my president" protests. Chavasse will discuss the highly politicized works she witnessed as an audience member, posing questions about gender politics, social inequality, and autocracy. She will also discuss the genesis of a new dance created with Tanz Tangente in Berlin, titled Little Monsters, in which the movement exploration is centered around pulsing, agitation, manipulation, and absence.

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Photography Credits:

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Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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