A lecture-demonstration: The Place of the Voice in Traditional Movement Practice


A lecture-demonstration: The Place of the Voice in Traditional Movement Practice

Posted: Friday, May 16th, 2008
Listed in: DHI Co-Sponsored Event

Time: 12:30pm
Location: Hickey Gym 185 (Althea Dance Studio)

A lecture-demonstration: The Place of the Voice in Traditional Movement Practice by Mark Franko (Professor of Dance and Performance Studies and Chair of the Theatre Arts, Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz) and his collaborator Alessandro RumieThis 75 minute performative lecture demonstration combines music, physical movement and projection incorporated into a talk on voice and traditional movement practices. It is also the keynote performance for the 2008 Davis Humanities Institute Graduate Research Symposium.

Franko has presented his work internationally since 1985 with his company NovAntiqua. He is also the author of Excursion for Miracles: Paul Sanasardo, Donya Feuer, and Studio for Dance, The Work of Dance: Labor, Movement, and Identity in the 1930s, Dancing Modernism/Performing Politics, Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body, The Dancing Body in Renaissance Choreography, and coeditor of Acting on the Past: Historical Performance Across the Disciplines.

Note: Due to the specialized space for this event, some audience members will be seated on the floor.  No outside shoes are allowed on the dance floor.

Sponsors: The Davis Humanities Institute Research Cluster Studies in Performance and Practice and The Department of English and the Davis Humanities Institute

Contact: Jon Rossini, jdrossini@ucdavis.edu


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