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Mar. 13: Guy Cools, Move Over dance lecture series

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MOVE-OVER-web.jpgThe Department of Contemporary Dance presents Move Over, an exciting new lecture series.

Admission to Move Over lectures is free of charge and everyone is welcome. All lectures in the 2013 series will take place in MB 7.265 (1450 Guy St.).


Feb. 13, 3 to 4 p.m.:
Marie-Hélène Falcon - Curating Interdisciplinarity
Marie-Hélène Falcon, artistic director of Festival Transamériques, an international event celebrating new works in contemporary dance and theatre, will address curatorial methods for programming contemporary dance and theatre.

Feb. 15, 2 to 4 p.m.:
Mårten Spångberg - Dance for Political Reasons

Mårten Spångberg is a performance-related artist, choreographer and theoretician living based in Stockholm. He has collaborated with among others Xavier Le Roy, Christine De Smedt/Les Ballets C de la B, Jan Ritsema, Krõõt Juurak. His interests concern choreography in an expanded field, something that he has approached through experimental practices and creative process in multiplicity of formats and expressions. In this lecture, Spångberg recalls the last 20 years of focus on choreography in order to sketch a landscape on which dance as autonomous expression carries political potentiality.

Mar. 1, 4 to 5 p.m.:
Sarah Chase - Narrative in Dance

Sarah Chase is a B.C.-based independent dancer and choreographer, and the recipient of many awards including the "prize of the festival" at the Munich Dance Biennale. Chase has been creating solo work for over 20 years and has collaborated with such artists as Benoît Lachambre and Raymond Hoghe. She has developed an extensive pedagogy in relation to her unique performance and storytelling style that she calls "dancestory".

Mar. 13, 2 to 4 p.m.:
Guy Cools - Dramaturgie en Danse/Dramaturgy in Dance
Belgium-born Guy Cools is dedicated to production dramaturgy. He is a key figure of the rise of Flemish dance, as curator and cultural policy maker, and recently as house dramaturge for Danshuis Station Zuid, Tilburg (Holland) and lecturer at the Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. Amongst his collaborations- choreographers are Akram Khan and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and Quebec artists Ginelle Chagnon and Lin Snelling.

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