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After a Dance is Danced: Conversation with the Cullberg Ballet
Oct 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Scandinavia House presents a special discussion with the Cullberg Ballet in relation to the guest performances of “Figure A Sea” by Deborah Hay and Laurie Anderson for the Cullberg Ballet at Montclair University.
In this panel discussion choreographers, dancers, and the director of Sweden’s Cullberg Ballet discuss the preservation and transferal of dance, addressing such questions as: When does contemporary movement become a tradition? How are approaches and practices transferred from one generation to the next? How to we relate to the heritage and legacy of movement?
These and other questions regarding repertoire, tradition and building a canon of iconic dance works will be addressed in a panel discussion with:
Jed Wheeler, Executive Director for Arts and Cultural Programming, Montclair University
Gabriel Smeets, artistic director of Cullberg Ballet, Stockholm, Sweden
Nancy Dalva, Merce Cunningham Trust Scholar in Residence/Dance Ink, New York
André Lepecki, Associate Professor, Dept of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, new York
Iréne Hultman, dancer, choreographer and scholar, New York