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TRISHA BROWN: in the new body… a year-long celebration centered at Bryn Mawr College

TBDC1This year-long celebration of the work of iconic choreographer, Trisha Brown, generated by Performing Arts Series coordinator, Lisa Kraus, and supported by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, extends into the Spring with more classes and workshops and a performance of Brown’s work by the Pennsylvania Ballet.
PERFORMANCES this Fall include:
Early Works
Performances by Trisha Brown Dance CompanyBarnes Foundation, Annenberg Court
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130.
October 18, 2015 || 11am & 2pm
FREE ||
Proscenium Works, 1979–2011
Performances by Trisha Brown Dance Company
Bryn Mawr College, McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall
Friday October 23, 2015 || 8pm
Saturday October 24, 2015 || 8pm*
FREE to tri-college community
Floor of the Forest
Floor1Performances by Trisha Brown Dance Company
Bryn Mawr College
Goodhart Hall, Glass Lobby
Saturday October 24 || 5:30pm*
Sunday October 25 || 1pm & 2:30pm**
FREE
Floor of the Forest is one of Trisha Brown’s most playful equipment pieces. Suspended in air, dancers slip in and out of clothing on a loom-like installation of clothesline.
CLASSES (FREE) INCLUDE:
Repertory class: Early Works
October 3 || 1:30–3:30pm
Led by Wendy Perron, former dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Participants learn and experiment with structures from iconic Trisha Brown dances.
The University of the Arts
1401 Walnut, 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
October 22, 2015 || 4pm–5:30pm
Master Class by members of Trisha Brown Dance Company, open to area dancers; embodying the physicality of Brown’s work.
Bryn Mawr College, Pembroke Studio
LECTURES (FREE) INCLUDE:
The Paradoxes of Trisha Brown
The Temple University Dance Studies Colloquium Speaker Series
September 29 || 5:30 pm
Lecture by Wendy Perron, author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer and former dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company.
Temple University, CHAT Lounge 10th Floor, Gladfelter Hall,
 On the history of Trisha’s work
October 3 || 11am–12:30pm
Lecture by Wendy Perron, author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer and former dancer with the Trisha Brown Dance Company.
The University of the Arts
Caplan Recital Hall, Terra Hall, 211 South Broad Street,
 Judson Dance Theater: The Transformation from Modern to Contemporary
October 13, 2015 || 7pm
Presented by Drexel University
Wendy Perron, former member of Trisha Brown Dance Company, author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, and former editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, presents a slide lecture on this pivotal moment in dance history
At the Crossroads of Dance and Visual Art: the pioneering choreography of Trisha Brown
October 17, 2015 || 2pm
Setting the stage for the performances of Trisha Brown’s Early Works at the Barnes Foundation, Dr. Susan Rosenberg, scholar-in-residence at the Trisha Brown Dance Company, offers an overview of Brown’s career at the crossroads of dance and visual art. In the second hour, artist and curator Marissa Perel leads a panel discussion on the legacy of Brown’s work on the next generation of artists and choreographers.
Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
EXHIBITION AND GALLERY TALK (FREE):
Trisha Brown: (Re)framing collaboration curator Brian Wallace and artist and independent curator Marissa Perel
October 24, 2015 || 6:15pm
A curatorial overview of Trisha Brown’s work as it connects to the performances at the Barnes Foundation and at Bryn Mawr College to the work on view in Trisha Brown: (Re)framing collaboration, an exhibition of the art of Trisha Brown and her collaborators.Bryn Mawr College, Canaday Library Class of 1912 Gallery

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