In the New Body: Nuts and Bolts

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Pennsylvania Ballet in rehearsal for Trisha Brown’s O zlozony/O composite. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.

Bryn Mawr College presents an open studio lecture and demonstration in conjunction with the ongoing retrospective Trisha Brown: In the New Body. Pennsylvania Ballet dancers join Trisha Brown Dance Company members, and choreographer and former Trisha Brown Dance Company member Stephen Petronio to discuss the unique elements of Brown’s movement in advance of Pennsylvania Ballet’s performance of Brown’s O zlozony/O composite.

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The William Way LGBT Community Center presents OutBeat: America’s First Queer Jazz Festival. The four-day festival will highlight intersections between sexual orientation, gender identity, and jazz history and culture.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Visual artist Ken Lum is a professor in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania.

Grants & Grantees

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Grants & Grantees

An experiment in narrative structure that combines several forms of storytelling, physical language, and a cappella choral music, this world premiere play will investigate “questions of prophecy, fate, and predestination,” says Kaufman.

Spanish dancer and choreographer Rosario Toledo choreographed an original dance for Pasión y Arte, marking the company’s first collaboration with a major flamenco artist.

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founding director of Urban Bush Women, on why “wanting profound social change and being an artist [are] not contradictory or binary places.”

Collaborators & Colleagues

Cohabitation Strategies (CohStra) is a non-profit cooperative for socio-spatial research, design, and development based in New York City, Rotterdam, and Ibiza.

Collaborators & Colleagues

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