Oxford - Dance and Academia, Moving the Boundaries

Date: 24 Mar 2012 - 10:00
End Date: 24 Mar 2012 - 18:00
Event details:

Space to Dance - Exploring Movement, Site and Surroundings.

10am-6pm (movement workshop 10-12, presentations and city tour 12-6)

This one-day symposium brings together dance practitioners, academics and professionals from different fields to gain an insight into movement in, through and around space. The day will contain a practical workshop as well as papers, time for discussion and a unique opportunity to explore the spaces around us both physically and mentally. Speakers will be addressing diverse themes including choreographing audiences through mobile technology, exploring urban design through the perspective of movement, the design of bespoke dance buildings, the use of aerial space for dance, and understandings of movement and dance in human geography fields.

All welcome.

Speakers: Clive Albert (Malcolm Fraser Architects) Lesley Cotton (Architect and Landscape Architect) Fabrice Guillot (Choreographer, Compagnie Retouramont) Struan Leslie (Head of Movement, Royal Shakespeare Company) Rita Marcalo (Choreographer, Instant Dissidence) Derek McCormack (School of Geography and The Environment, Oxford University)


Advance booking required

Ticket info £18/ £16 conc. Or £20/ £18 conc including the morning workshop. All tickets include a light lunch. buy tickets at www.dancinoxford.co.uk or phone 01865 305305
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