Suzanne Carbonneau is a dance critic and historian whose writings have appeared in The Washington Post, the New York Times, and other publications. She directs the Institute for Dance Criticism at the American Dance Festival and has served as critic-in-residence at the Joyce Theater in New York. Carbonneau is also scholar-in-residence at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and the Bates Dance Festival; a dance consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts; and a lecturer and writer on dance for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and other presenters across the U.S. The recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Carbonneau is working on a critical biography of choreographer Paul Taylor to be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her past contributions to the Center website include an interview with Danny Yung, artistic director of Hong Kong’s Zuni Icosahedron, and an essay on choreographer Lucinda Childs’ dances in silence.
Curator Lee Tusman on curating a site-specific performance informed by and presented at the Barnes Foundation.
Anna Weesner is an award-winning composer and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”
The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts produced a series of programs of contemporary American music performed by the American Composers Orchestra.
The Barnes Foundation presents a day-long symposium on the history of flânerie and the contemporary race and gender politics enmeshed in the act of walking.
New Paradise Laboratories is an experimental performance ensemble that explores radical means to bend conventional ideas of theater.
Francine Prose is the author of many works of fiction, including Blue Angel, which was a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award.
Nunally Kersh works as an independent consultant and producer. Most recently, she served as senior producer of Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC.
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.
This month in Fellows Friday news: Alex Da Corte prepares for a major exhibition at ICA Philadelphia, and new albums from Orrin Evans, Mary Lattimore, and Chris Forsyth have generated buzz. We also say goodbye to jazz violinist John Blake, Jr.
Before retiring in 2010, Joseph Carvalho served as the executive director of Springfield Museums in Springfield, MA.
FringeArts presented the only American showing of this production by Australia’s Back to Back Theatre—a company known for creating works by and for an ensemble of actors perceived to have intellectual disabilities.