This grant supported intensive training for Kun-Yang Lin’s company, including movement instruction from visiting dance artist Hsu-Hui Huang, former principal dancer of Cloud Gate Dance Theater, Taiwan. Lin used Huang’s residency to delve deeper into his own creative practices and to further his dancers’ understanding of the impulses that inform his work. Company members attended Huang’s technique classes and then applied the training to the rehearsals of Lin’s work, Traces of Brush, which was later performed at the Painted Bride Art Center in March 2010. Huang and Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers shared insights from this process at a public discussion, where they demonstrated concepts such as movement derived from stillness and breathing from your heels. Additionally, visual artist Jeff Sable led workshops based on his own integration of contemplative practices.
In conjunction with the ongoing retrospective Trisha Brown: In the New Body, Bryn Mawr College hosts a master class with Eva Karczag.
Adam D. Weinberg has been the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art since 2003.
Several Center-funded performances and exhibitions have garnered national and regional media coverage in recent weeks.
Wendy Perron is a writer, dancer, choreographer, and editor-at-large of Dance Magazine. Perron is a former member of the Trisha Brown Company.
Suzanne Carbonneau is a dance writer and historian, and she directs the Institute for Dance Criticism at the American Dance Festival.
During the 2005–06 season, Philadelphia’s Dancefusion reconstructed Mary Anthony’s Women of Troy (1954). Dr. Linda Caruso Haviland prepared this essay for the accompanying symposium on dance preservation.
Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers is one of the country’s foremost contemporary Asian-American dance companies, celebrating the ability of dance to integrate body, mind, and spirit.
The Kimmel Center, Inc., best known as a presenting organization and home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Ballet, is one of the most well-attended cultural venues in Philadelphia.
Headlong Dance Theater produced Improvisation Lab, an interdisciplinary movement project that involved choreographer Miguel Gutierrez and Dan Rothenberg of Pig Iron Theatre Company.
The National Constitution Center is the only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the United States Constitution.
Setting the stage for the performances of Trisha Brown’s Early Works at the Barnes Foundation, Susan Rosenberg, scholar-in-residence at the Trisha Brown Dance Company, offers an overview of Brown’s career at the crossroads of dance and visual art.
Christopher Bursk is a poet and a 1995 Pew Fellow.