Halfway to Dawn Master Class
TICKET INFORMATION
Choreographic Workshop: David Roussève
Mon, Dec 3, 2018
10AM
Classes

In conjunction with Halfway to Dawn
Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group
For dancers at the intermediate-advanced and advanced levels

 

Choreographer David Roussève and members of his company REALITY lead a workshop mirroring the development process used to create Halfway to Dawn, based on the music of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington. After a brief warm-up, dancers begin to grasp the work’s unique fusion of modern, postmodern, and jazz dance vocabularies and learn the dynamic, full-bodied phrase material. Workshop participants then manipulate that material to make their own dance and theatrical phrases, generating gestural and task-based movement based on the emotional currents of the music.

ON SALE DATES
SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE
Tue Jun 12
General Public
 
 
RUN TIME
2hrs
VENUE

Mark Morris Dance Center

TICKET INFO
ALL TICKETS:  $20
BIO 
David Roussève 
 

David Roussève is a choreographer, writer, director, and filmmaker. He has created 13 evening-length works for David Roussève/REALITY, including Enough?, a commission for San Francisco’s RAWDance, which asks whether dance can address social movements like Black Lives Matter, and Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars, based on Athol Fugard’s Cry the Beloved Country. Roussève has been awarded a Bessie, a Cal Arts/Alpert Award, a Guggenheim fellowship, and seven NEA fellowships, among others.

Video
Trailer for “Halfway to Dawn”
 
 
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