Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Field Trip

Modern Program will be taking their next field trip this April. I'm sharing this information in hopes that community even outside of dance will embrace the performing arts.

Check out Trisha Brown's Website
PYGMALION and mixed rep
Friday, April 8
8 p.m. • Langford Auditorium

Defining “cutting edge” since her first work at New York’s Judson Dance Theater 40 years ago, Trisha Brown’s intellectual and creative experimentation has brought her international recognition as a leader in abstract choreography. A MacArthur Genius Fellow, her company is regularly seen in landmark opera houses and theaters around the world. With a repertory ranging from solos to major evening-length works, Brown has worked with many renowned visual artists. In celebration of the Company’s 40th Anniversary, Great Performances is honored to present Pygmalion, a story of love and magic based on Jean Philippe Rameau’s opera (1748) as originally told in Ovid’s Metamorphosis.

…complexity keeps resolving in endless delight. - The Village Voice

Masterclass offered @ www.vanderbilt.edu/dance

Trisha Brown Dance Company is funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation.

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