Department of Dance
4QS: 4th Quarter MFA Dance Showing
Works in Progress by Josie Bettman, Olana Z. Flynn and Cristina M. Leyva
MFA Candidates in Experimental Choreography
Committee Chairs: taisha paggett, Joel Smith, Ni'Ja Whitson
October 24-25, 2018
Wednesday-Thursday, 8:00 P.M.
Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Josie Bettman, a practitioner and researcher working between dance, writing, and video in pursuit of a mutation of gender roles in dance.
Olana Z. Flynn makes work that looks to the ways dance, photographs, and sound might intersect in performance. She is a founding member of LOCULUS, a graduate of Hampshire College/FCDD, and served as adjunct faculty at Springfield College before coming to Riverside. Her work has been presented throughout New England as well as in New York and Philadelphia.
Cristina M. Leyva dances within the context of ecology, community, and ancestry. She writes, directs and performs solo and ensemble work for dance, theater, and film with occasional poetry. Formerly she directed The Bee Dance Project, co-directed anthrocollagik sound + movement co., and graduated from UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures.
Free and open to the public. No late seating.
Though admission is free, a ticket is required. One ticket per person will be distributed at the venue, one hour before the performance. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Parking: Complimentary permits available at the Kiosk.
Information: (951) 827-3245 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dance.ucr.edu
These works are presented by the University of California, Riverside, Department of Dance and created in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Fine Arts degree in Experimental Choreography.
Image from La casa de mi abuelo, dance film by Cristina M. Leyva
Thursday, October 25 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Arts Building, Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Arts Building, Riverside, CA 92507
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