Events

    2018 Jan 22

    Peter Chu Master Class

    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St., Cambridge, Studio 1

    Image: Peter Chu. Photo credit: Levi WalkerChoreographer Peter Chu creates works that push the physical bounds of movement with contrasting sharp and liquid-like energy that expands, contracts, isolates, and undulates. Partnering exchanges and an innate wisdom of the body & mind play significant roles in Chu’s works. He is a dance maker inspired by the temporal nature of emotions experienced within movement enmeshed with striking imagery to provoke thought.... Read more about Peter Chu Master Class

    2017 Dec 17

    Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

    3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St.

    A Study on Effort explores connections between sound, body, and duration. An hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith (formerly of Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company and subject of Bobbi Jene, the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2017 award winner for Best Documentary) and violinist Keir GoGwilt (soloist with the Chinese National Symphony, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago, and others; Harvard ’13), the piece transposes different physical and emotional tasks between music and...

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    2017 Dec 15

    Run AMOC! Festival

    Fri - Mon, Dec 21 to Dec 24, 7:30pm - 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St.; OBERON, 2 Arrow St.; Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St.

    A.R.T. presents the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). The festival features a collaboration between an internationally acclaimed dancer and award-winning violinist; duets staged as duels between three pairs of performers; and a musical meditation on the lives of black men and women lost as a result of police brutality over the past year. These newly developed pieces by AMOC artists will be performed at venues around Harvard Square.

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    2017 Dec 15

    Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden Street

    A Study on Effort explores connections between sound, body, and duration. An hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith (formerly of Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company and subject of Bobbi Jene, the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2017 award winner for Best Documentary) and violinist Keir GoGwilt (soloist with the Chinese National Symphony, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago, and others; Harvard ’13), the piece transposes different physical and emotional tasks between music and movement, finding pleasure at the boundaries of the two artistic disciplines.

    Presented by: A.R.T. as part of the Run AMOC! Festival... Read more about Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

    2017 Dec 08

    Cypher at Harvard Dance Center

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St., Cambridge

    Back by popular demand, a community cypher led by Aysha Upchurch AIE'15 will take place in the Harvard Dance Center's spacious Studio 1 for anyone needing an hour to dance it out in a joyful environment. Free refreshments will be provided!

    What is a cypher?
    A cypher is freestyle dance jam where an open circle is created and people take turns dancing in the center. The cypher (or cipherhas deep, long-standing cultural roots in hip hop culture, African tradition, and even religious beliefs....

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    2017 Apr 20

    Catalogue (First Edition)

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden Street, Cambridge

    Presented by: Harvard University Committee on the Arts

    Catalogue (First Edition)
    Choreography by William Forsythe
    featuring Christopher Roman and Jill Johnson, dancers

    Eventbrite - Catalogue (First Edition)
    This performance is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required to reserve your seat. Reserved seats are guaranteed up until 15 minutes prior to the performance, after which they will be released to the general public. Please click on the Reserve button above.

    7:15pm: Panel discussion following the performance featuring Harvard faculty and the performers at Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden Street. 
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    2017 Mar 07

    Okwui Okpokwasili Master Class

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden Street, Cambridge

    Presented By: Office for the Arts (OFA) Dance Program, Master Class Series and Theater, Dance & Media
    Okwui Okpokwasili
    New York-based writer, performer, and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili will teach a master class titled Embodied Practice: How does the body make a narrative? How does one build a movement vocabulary around the psychic condition of a character? Using text as an initial generating tool, participants will work individually and in groups to explore an emergent narrative through the building of a gestural vocabulary. 
    ... Read more about Okwui Okpokwasili Master Class

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