Center, Gravity, Rhythm: Global Forces in Dancemaking

International dance artists David Zambrano, nora chipaumire, and Ziya Azazi will visit Swarthmore College as part of a three-week program, from September 12 – October 4, 2015, which will include a presentation of David Zambrano’s dance performance work, Soul Project*, a series of technique and repertory classes in various dance vocabularies and improvisation methodologies, an informal presentation of performance ideas from the three featured artists, and informal discussions with the campus community around new notions of contemporary performance.  All events happening at Swarthmore College are free and open to the public.  Workshops, classes, and informal presentation will take place in the Troy and Boyer dance studios of Lang Performing Arts Center.

*Swarthmore College’s Cooper Foundation has supported the workshop series and the presentation of Soul ProjectAdditionally, Swarthmore College has partnered with Philadelphia’s FringeArts and Mascher Space Co-Op in the production of this 3-week program.  Additional classes hosted by Mascher Space Co-Op are listed at the bottom of this page.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13
Passing Through improvisation workshop with David Zambrano
1 – 5pm each day
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

Monday – Thursday, September 14 – 17
Flying Low technique classes with David Zambrano
4:30 – 6pm each day
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20
Creative Workshop in Choreography workshop with nora chipaumire
1 – 5pm each day
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

Monday – Thursday, September 21 – 24
Black and African (repertory class) with nora chipaumire
4:30 – 6pm each day
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

Friday & Saturday, September 25** & 26***
PERFORMANCE of David Zambrano’s Soul Project
8pm each night
Pearson-Hall Theatre, Lang Performing Arts Center

**Friday night followed by a post-show conversation with performers, led by Charmian Wells
***Saturday night preceded by an artist conversation in Troy Studio with David Zambrano, nora chipaumire, and Ziya Azazi at 6pmled by Charmian Wells

Sunday, September 27
INFORMANCE featuring David Zambrano, nora chipaumire, and Ziya Azazi
1pm
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center
an informal sharing of and conversation around each artist’s process, moderated by Charmian Wells

Monday – Thursday, September 28 – October 1
Dervish In Progress workshops with Ziya Azazi
4:30 – 6pm each day
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

Sunday, October 4
Dervish in Progress workshop with Ziya Azazi
1 – 5pm
Troy Studio, Lang Performing Arts Center

 

ALSO, EVENTS HELD AT MASCHER SPACE CO-OP (please consult Mascher’s homepage for pricing information)

Monday – Friday, September 14 – 18
Flying Low technique classes with David Zambrano
10am – noon each day

Monday – Friday, September 21 – 25
Black and African (repertory class) with nora chipaumire
10am – noon each day

Monday – Friday, September 28 – October 2
Dervish in Progress workshop with Ziya Azazi
10am – noon each day

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