Susan Warden is an independent choreographer who sat on the Center’s 2009 dance panel. She served as artistic director for 940 Dance Company at the Lawrence (Kansas) Arts Center, and was the artistic director for Susan Warden Dancers, a regional touring company based in Kansas City.
Artifact Suite by choreographer William Forsythe features 29 dancers in choreography that pushes them beyond their perceived physical limits, demanding sharp timing, precise syncopation, and coordination.
Wendy Perron discusses Trisha Brown’s fascination with “wanting to see the body horizontal in space.”
This multidisciplinary chamber opera for mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and string quartet will focus on the experience of childhood and feature a mechanical, electronic sound-generating sculpture that will grow from a small music box into a seven-foot tall object as the performance unfolds, creating a riveting visual and musical experience.
Pew Fellow Robert Matthews’ drawings are representational with varying degrees of narrative. They are not illustrations but rather investigations of unsolvable questions.
Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas presented its second annual Latin Roots & Rhythms Festival, a three-day festival celebrating Latin American, Spanish, and African dance, music and culture.
Boomershine has presented his work at Movement Research and Danspace Project, and he arranges and develops workshops and creative/educational residencies for and with Lucinda Childs.
Pew Fellow Matthew Suib’s work comes from a deep engagement with moving-image culture and how moving images shape our understanding of culture, history, and politics.
Kate Watson-Wallace worked with four dancers in a research project that embraced, appropriated, and layered movements found in online and pop culture ephemera, in order to develop new types of “21st-century” dance.
Four flamenco scholars weigh in on the connections between flamenco and popular culture in varying historical contexts.
Brenda Dixon Gottschild’s Center-supported book on Joan Myers Brown received a great deal of media attention upon its release.
Montgomery County Community College presented this four-concert series featuring Grammy Award winner David Sanchez, Paquito D’Rivera, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and Marlon Simon.
Marco Roth is an essayist, literary critic, a 2009 Pew Fellow, and a founding editor of n +1 magazine, a twice-yearly printed journal of literature, politics, and culture.