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Sunday, May 2 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
DaNCe2U 1

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DaNCe2U[1] promotes dialogue around the rise of power, leadership, and societal division using Martha Graham’s activist Steps in the Street. This presentation focuses on virtual adaptation and demonstration of the rehearsal process. The panel will discuss the COVID influenced staging process, collaboration between BalletMet 2 and OSU Dance Department and working with the Graham Company. The presentation will focus on some of the phrases deconstructed that reflect the activism and social commentary in the world at the time of the work’s creation with some demonstration of movement phrases.

All ages, all levels, educators

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Ambre Emory-Maier

Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement and BalletMet 2 Associate Director, BalletMet
Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement and BalletMet 2 Associate Director, Ambre completed her MFA in Choreography and Performance at The Ohio State University and MA in Dance Reconstruction and Directing from City University of New York. She has... Read More →
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Valarie Williams

Professor, The Ohio State University
Valarie Williams collaborates on artistic projects producing critical conversations connecting scholarship in the arts with solutions for global societal change. Williams, professor of dance at Ohio State, holds a BFA from The Juilliard School, MFA and PhD from Texas Woman’s University... Read More →
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Mara Frazier

Assistant Professor and Curator of Dance, The Ohio State University

Sunday May 2, 2021 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
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