A series of community dance workshops will be held as part of Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Center-funded project Boris Charmatz: Levée des conflits, which brings acclaimed French choreographer and experimental dancer Boris Charmatz to Philadelphia for a residency. During the interactive movement workshops, participants will learn several of the 25 gestures that comprise Charmatz’s signature work Levée des conflits. Held outdoors, the workshops will give participating dancers an immersive experience of the method, movement, and structure of Charmatz’ innovative choreography.
Friday, September 9, 2016
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Outdoors on the Perelman Plaza, 32nd Street between Chestnut and Market Streets In case of rain, this workshop will take place at the Main Building Great Court, 3141 Chestnut Street.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Outdoors on the east terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art In case of rain, this workshop will start at 10:30am in the Great Stair Hall at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Community workshops are intended for dancers of all abilities, ages 18 and up, and are free and open to the public.
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