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Fridays at Noon: Moving Forward — Women Ballet Choreographers East and West

Venue: Buttenwieser Hall

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017, 12 pm
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Women ballet choreographers have struggled for decades for visibility, funding and leadership. Choreographers Gemma Bond, Lydia Johnson, Cherylyn Lavagnino and Kate Thomas of New York, and Dalia Rawson and Kathryn Roszak of California present an hour of excerpted dances followed by a discussion with author and professor, Wendy Oliver and professor and researcher Karen Schupp, on the unique place women ballet choreographers hold in the ballet, their future in the ballet, as well as on the recently formed Women Ballet Choreographers Institute at Djerassi. Oliver, author of Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach reads from her ground-breaking and newly-published (2017) book. Book sale and signing.

Join us for an informal film screening at 11 am in the Harkness Dance Center lobby to view Kathryn Roszak’s Secrets.

Fridays at Noon tickets are $10 online or in advance at the 92Y Box Office in the lobby /$15 at the 92Y Box Office on the day of the performance.

LiveStreams of each Fridays at Noon performance are available at www.tischdanceandnewmedia.com/live. The LiveStreams of the Fridays at Noon performances are part of an educational collaboration between 92Y Harkness Dance Center and NYU’s Tisch Dance and New Media Program.



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