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Scholars Day: April 11, 2012

Improvisation and Problem Solving as Composition and Performance

The presenter danced with seminal postmodern choreographer Trisha Brown for eight years where she explored improvisation and problem solving as composition and performance. In this presentation, she will speak about improvisation and problem solving as composition and performance. Two new works will be presented. The first piece 2011 premiere of 'Rock', puts forward six female performers demonstrating power and delicate physicality with aggressive movement and gesture. The second is a work in process exploring the group mind, problem solving and improvisation. Performers will expand and unearth raw body intelligence through improvisation.

Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.
Presenters: Christine Benincasa (Undergraduate Student)
Marielys Burgos-Melendez (Undergraduate Student)
Brett Cox (Undergraduate Student)
Stephanie Dattellas (Undergraduate Student)
Matthew Frazier-Smith (Undergraduate Student)
Michelle Glynn (Undergraduate Student)
Stephanie Jaworowski (Undergraduate Student)
Heather Kleinschmidt (Undergraduate Student)
Jessica Lynch (Undergraduate Student)
Mariah Maloney (Faculty)
Meghan McGuire (Undergraduate Student)
Corina Miller (Undergraduate Student)
Lara Nixon (Undergraduate Student)
Elizabeth Osborn (Undergraduate Student)
Rebecca Puretz (Undergraduate Student)
Alisha Schneider (Undergraduate Student)
Kathryn Townsend (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Dance
Location: Strasser Dance Studio Hartwell
Time: 4 pm Session V