Two presenters, a third year MFA candidate presents alongside the Costume Designer for the Department of Dance as they share their experience with a “reverse-collaboration”. Contrary to the traditional collaborative process within the field of dance performance, where typically the choreographer presents ideas for a fully conceived dance to the costume designer who then works to create attire suitable to their vision, these two work in the reverse. In this lecture-demonstration, Scholl begins by sharing her interest in how costumes inspired by historical garments have the ability to shape and restrict one’s movement while questioning past aesthetics; she exhibits her initial renderings and also discusses the many conversations they shared throughout their process. Kaplan then demonstrates the base-phrase for what would become the final piece, elaborating on the challenges of creating a dance based off of someone’s else’s vision. Finally their trio, Replacement is shown in its entirety.
|Presenters:||Nicole Kaplan (Graduate Student)
Emma Scholl (Staff)
|Location:||Strasser Dance Studio, 152 Hartwell|
|Time:||10:45 am (Session II)
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.
Dinner and a Movie with the Friends of Drake Memorial Library
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm