You’re invited to gather on The Z Stage to hear dance experts, watch video performances, and have a glass of wine! It’s like a book group for dance!
Magical Bodies: Art, Technology and Technique
How is the body transformed by the technical wonders of lighting and costume? How do artistic collaborators create ideas, and then how do the trained bodies, the dancers fit into these ideas? What comes first? Come hear a bit of history about collaboration between visual artists and choreographers starting with Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe, including Cunningham/Cage/Rauschenberg, and headed toward Momix.
Heidi Henderson is a choreographer on the faculty at Connecticut College, and a New York City dancer with the companies of Bebe Miller, Nina Wiener, Peter Schmitz, and more. A four-time recipient of the Choreography Fellowship from the RI State Council for the Arts, she is a frequent contributing editor and writer for Contact Quarterly. elephantJANEdance.com