This Week, Panels & Performances!

MBDance, NYC, Week of April 4, 2011

1st up: Lobby Talks Panel at DTW-Contemporary Narrative
curated by Chase Granoff & moderated by Katherine Profeta with panelists including Maria Bauman, Walter Dundervill, Jack Ferver, and André Lepecki
Contemporary Narrative will examine the various ways in which the idea of narrative is understood and used in contemporary performance.

“I’m looking forward to discussing linear and circular narrative in my work, but also in general–especially as devices which spring from many artmakers of color in the contemporary dance world.” -Maria Bauman
April 5, 2011 ~ 7:30pm ~ Dance Theater Workshop ~ 219 W. 19th Street ~ FREE

Thursday: Gallatin Arts Festival Event-Use Your Imagination Dismantling Racism Performance | Participation | Dialogue | Action

an evening of interactive performance, dialogue & collaboration with an All Star Action Panel:
Maria Bauman, Urban Bush Women & El Puente

Alicia Bell, (Bigger Than) Hip Hop

Farah Tanis, Black Women’s Blueprint

Reg Flowers, Falconworks Artists Group

Richard Chavolla, NYU Center for Multicultural Education & Program

April 7, 2011 ~ 7pm ~ Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre NYU ~ 1 Washington Pl. (@ Broadway) ~ FREE

Friday: E-Moves opening night!
Kendra Ross & Maresa D’Amore-Morrison will dance Concerning Proximity, a duet that Bauman created in 2007. The piece follows the journey of a lesbian couple on the verge break-up and breakdown. Daniel Jose Older created the original score.

Photo: Joennis Almeida

Choreographers on the E-Moves program: Maria Bauman, Brandon “Peace” Albright (of Illstyle & Peace Productions), Otis Donovan Herring, Maurice Chestnut, Marianne Kim, & Will Bond
April 8 & 15 ~7:30pm ~ Harlem Stage ~ 150 Convent Ave. @ W. 135th Street ~ $20 ~ Tickets: