Wendy Perron is a writer, dancer, choreographer, and editor-at-large of Dance Magazine. Perron is a former member of the Trisha Brown Company, and her own group, the Wendy Perron Dance Company, appeared at the Lincoln Center Festival, The Joyce Theater, Danspace Project, and other venues in the US and abroad from 1983-97. Perron is the author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, and has contributed reviews and features to publications including The New York Times, Village Voice, Ballet Review, and Dance Magazine.
Known for its high energy performances, Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh.
The world premiere of a new chamber opera by composer-in-residence Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, inspired by the 1996 film by Danish auteur Lars von Trier, tells the harrowing tale of a naive newlywed who has chosen to marry outside of her strict Calvinist community in coastal Scotland.
New Paradise Laboratories’ Center-funded production of Freedom Club received media attention after traveling to New York City.
Eugenie Tsai is the Brooklyn Museum’s John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art.
The Zydeco Crossroads Grand Finale Weekend features the premiere of the Zydeco Crossroads documentary, a panel discussion of the evolution, influence, and future of zydeco, and music, dancing, and food.
Jennifer S.B. Calienes is an independent consultant and senior advisor for the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) at Florida State University, where she served as founding director (2004–14).
Galen Joseph-Hunter is the executive director of Wave Farm (formerly free103point9), a nonprofit arts organization that celebrates creative and community use of media and the airwaves.
Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin brought his duet to the Koresh Dance Company for performance and taught a series of master classes in his signature dance technique.
Greg “Peache” Jarman (1947–2009) was a musician and a 2000 Pew Fellow in Folk and Traditional Arts.
Performance artist Martha McDonald and visual artist Billy Dufala on how creating art at a recycling facility influences their understanding of impermanence.
The Center’s 2014 Year in Review celebrates a spectacular year of innovative cultural presentations and stimulating discussions.
MacArthur Fellow Ken Vandermark and the Made to Break Ensemble premiere a piece inspired by the Barnes Foundation’s collection.