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Wolf Center – Virtual – Dancers’ Choices, Choreographers’ Choices

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event
Free

PHILADANCO!
Philadelphia’s Premier Modern Dance Company

Dawn Marie Bazemore
Dance Artist; Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, Rowan University

Jasmine E. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Deborah A. Thomas
R. Jean Brownlee Professor of Anthropology and Director, Center for Experimental Ethnography, University of Pennsylvania

Dixon Li
Doctoral Candidate, Penn English

Lead dancers from Philadelphia’s premier modern dance company perform a piece that pays homage to the Yoruba deity Oshun, the protector, savior, and nurturer of humanity. Following this special performance, Dixon Li will moderate a conversation among the dancers and dance scholars Jasmine Johnson, Deborah Thomas, and Dawn Marie Bazemore, that touches upon the choice to dance, choreography and choice, and performance and choice.

Support for Dancers’ Choices, Choreographers’ Choices provided by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation. Cosponsored by the Department of Africana Studies and the Center for Africana Studies.

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Date:
March 3
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Information & Tickets:
https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/events/philadanco

Venue

ONLINE ONLY
Broadcast Virtually from
Philadelphia, PA United States

Organizer

Wolf Humanities Center
Phone:
215.573.8280
Website:
https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/

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