Performance as Public Practice/Performing Blackness Series Symposium

Wood panel with person in rabbit mask

"TAR" presented by the John L. Warfield Center's Performing Blackness Series

The John L. Warfield Center

Event Details
Event Title:Performance as Public Practice/Performing Blackness Series Symposium (More Information)
Event Description:

The Department of Theatre and Dance’s Performance as Public Practice program and John L. Warfield Center’s Performing Blackness Series hosts a discussion of Charles O. Anderson/dance theatre X’s TAR, with conversation about Black dance, producing Black art, and the role of art in generating social change.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas Frantz, Professor of African and African American Studies/Dance/Theatre Studies, Duke University

Featured Panelists:
Ms. China Smith, Founder and Executive Artistic Director, Ballet Afrique, Austin
Dr. Omise’eke Tinsley, Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies, UT Austin
Dr. Michael Winship, Professor, Department of English, The University of Austin

The symposium is in conjunction with two public performances of dance theatre X’s TAR on April 12 and 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

Date and Time:Apr. 12, 2013 | 1:30 - 5:00 PM
Contact:Theatre and Dance Info Line
theatreanddance@utexas.edu
512-471-5793
Admission:Free; limited seating
Location:WIN Building, Room 2.112 Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Department of Theatre & Dance