Dancing Lives | University of Oxford

Dancing Lives

Speaker
Dame Monica Mason, Jennifer Homans, Julia Bührle, Judith Mackrell, Michael Huxley, Ramsay Burt, Hélène Neveu Kringelbach
Event date
Event time
9:00 - 18:00
Venue
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6UD
Venue details

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Event type
Conferences
Event cost
£20 (£10 unwaged)
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

How do people write about the lives of dancers and choreographers? How does dance as a silent form represent life stories? Featuring biographers and practitioners, with papers and discussions on the relationship between dance and life-writing.

Featuring Dame Monica Mason (former director of The Royal Ballet) and Jennifer Homans (founder and director of The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University). With contributions from: Michael Burden, Julia Bührle, Judith Mackrell, Michael Huxley, Ramsay Burt, and Hélène Neveu Kringelbach. Concluding with a performance by Simone Damberg Würtz & Liam Francis from the Rambert Contemporary Dance Company.

Limited B&B places available in Wolfson College. Visit https://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/gallery/bed-and-breakfast and use code DANCE17