Articles by: Sameena Mitta

Old Stories & New Choreographies: Migration of Tales, People, & Dance

Thursday, May 20, 20211:00 PM – 2:15 PM Contemporary choreographers around the world reimagine oral traditions, which may or may not “belong” to them, as emotionally and politically-potent dance works. What types of transformation become possible in these physicalized reinterpretations? Join an international panel of dancemakers as they explore how […]

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Struwwelpeter Anew: Politics & Morality in 2021

Friday, May 7, 20211:00 PM – 2:00 PM Heinrich Hoffmann’s gruesome and whimsical Der Struwwelpeter has reflected and influenced German popular culture since its publication in 1845. These stories are also a rich source for 21st century political and social commentary for artists working across the globe in a variety […]

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