Upcoming Dance Events at UCR!

For those of you who have free time during Spring Break, there are several events going on at UCR and at the Culver Center, which is a great space in downtown Riverside. All events are related to the work of indigenous choreographers who use their traditional dance forms to express themselves in today’s world. All of the master classes, workshops, lectures and screenings would be extra credit, and the performance on April 19 would be appropriate for the mandatory concert critique. Here is the information on the residency, courtesy of Kathleen DeAtley from UCR:

UC RIVERSIDE Department of Dance presents

Indigenous Choreographers Residency

Jack Gray • Rulan Tangen • Tanya Lukin Linklater

Jacqueline Shea Murphy, coordinator

April 11 – 19, 2012 UC Riverside

• Events with Jack Gray and Rulan Tangen

•• Events with Jack Gray, Rulan Tangen and Tanya Lukin Linklater

APRIL 11, Wednesday

• 4:00-6:00 pm Master class and movement workshop in Indigenous Contemporary Dance

MaryLu Clayton Rosenthal Dance Studio, ARTS 300

Free – open to the campus – dancers of all ages and abilities welcome

Learn more

• 6:00-7:00 pm Welcome reception

MaryLu Clayton Rosenthal Dance Studio Patio, ARTS 300

Free – open to the public

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APRIL 12, Thursday

•• 7:00-9:00 pm Recent work by Indigenous Choreographers 2012: screening and discussion

Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts, Downtown Riverside

Admission: $5 – open to the public

Learn more

APRIL 14, Saturday

• 3:30 pm Accessing Indigenous Archives: Embodied Explorations

A panel discussion at the annual UC graduate student conference Dance Under Construction

Dance Studio, ARTS 100 Free – open to the public

Learn more

APRIL 18, Wednesday

• 4:00-5:30 pm Real People, Real Movement – Identity in Motion

Indigenous contemporary dance workshop hosted by Native American Student Programs / The Well

Highlander Union Building, HUB 269

Free – open to the campus

Learn more

APRIL 19, Thursday

•• 7:00-9:00 pm Performance and Talk Back

New choreographic work by Jack Gray and Rulan Tangen, alongside an installation

of dance video and photographic work by choreographer Tanya Lukin Linklater

Culver Center of the Arts Atrium, Downtown Riverside

Free – open to the public

Learn more

DIRECTIONS: UCR Campus UCR Culver Center of the Arts

PARKING: UCR Campus permits available at the University Kiosk

UCR Culver Center/Downtown Riverside public parking available in nearby lots

INFORMATION: Prof. Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department of Dance

jshea@ucr.edu (951) 827-3245 http://www.performingarts.ucr.edu

Residency made possible by the UC Riverside Chancellor’s Strategic Investment Fund Initiative Grant and hosted by the California Center for Native Nations.

Additional support provided by the UCR Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs, Culver Arts Research Lab (CARL) residency program, Department of Dance, and Native American Student Programs

 

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