A Conversation with Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks

Date: 

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center

Presented By Harvard Dance Program (Office for the Arts), Celebrity Series of Boston, and Learning From Performers

Wendy Whelan is one of America's most celebrated ballerinas. Whelan was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for 30 years and amongst her awards are The Jerome Robbins Award and Bessie Award. Ms. Whelan is currently on a 3-year national tour of her "Restless Creature" project, and is also working on other freelance projects in dance and opera. She has enlarged the art she serves. New York Times.

Brian Brooks is an accomplished choreographer, dancer, and educator. He is the founder/artistic director of the New York based Brian Brooks Moving Company. Recent achievements include choreographing for Julie Taymor's Midsummer Night's Dream; creating commissioned work for a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Joyce Theater's Artist Residency.

Ms. Whelan and Mr. Brooks will discuss their artistic collaboration, including their work together on the Restless Creature project.

Reserve your free tickets online: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/50474200162947

Co-sponsored by Celebrity Series of Boston and Learning From Performers.

Brian Brooks Moving Company with special guest Wendy Whelan will perform Saturday, February 28 at 8 pm and Sunday, March 1 at 3 pm at the Citi Shubert Theatre presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston. For more information and tickets, call 617.482.6661 or visit the Celebrity Series Website.