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! FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEW YORK!!!
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: www.harlemstage.org/calendar/eventlist