Time: March 13, 2020 from 1pm to 8pm
Location: The Dance Foundation
Street: The Dance Foundation, 1715 27th Court South
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Event Type: dance, workshop, and, showing
Organized By: The Dance Foundation
Latest Activity: Feb 26
Deepening Your Creative Work and Life....
The Dance Foundation is proud to host conversation, exploration, and reflection with master dance artists in a series of workshops, supported, in part, by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and in collaboration with the Alabama Dance Council.
CHOREOGRAPHIC TOOLS WORKSHOP
An afternoon of dance making facilitated by Dance Foundation Artist in Residence Germaul Barnes. Bring a one-minute short dance to show live or on video or a written concept to explore. Come ready to move. // FREE
Friday, March 13, 1:00-5:00pm
H3 [happy hour happening] @ 7:00pm - Open to the public
light food & drink + showing of work // Donations received from H3 will
be disbursed among participating choreographers.
The Workshop and H3 are at The Dance Foundation
1715 27th Ct S, Homewood
Questions: Contact Rachael Inman, Artistic Director - 870.0073
Click here to register for the free workshop
Germaul Barnes is a choreographer, director, master educator, scholar, and designer with a multifaceted career spanning more than thirty years in contemporary dance. Global in vision and influence, he is known for a bold, urgent, energetic movement style, steeped in spirituality and optimism. His work regularly reflects his in-depth knowledge of and interest in anthropology, dance of the African Diaspora, musicality, and social justice. His latest commission - “In the Folds” for Alabama Ballet, which premiered in April of 2019.
Barnes is a BESSIE Award-winning former dancer and current répétiteur for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. He is currently a dance instructor at the Alabama School of Fine Arts, curator for Contemporary Improvisation for Black Men, choreographer adviser for One Dance-UK’s - Dance of the African Diaspora and Movement Research, and board member for the International Association Blacks in Dance/Next Generation.
Barnes is the choreographer of One Love: The Bob Marley Musical which premiered in 2015 at Center Stage in Baltimore, MD. He has created more than 50 works for his dance collective Viewsic Dance, presented on stages and by companies across the world including SummerStage, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 92nd Street Y, ICA Boston, Movement Research at the Judson Church, the International Modern Dance Festival (Belarus), Ghana National Dance Company, International Dance Theatre Festival (Lublin, Poland), Friends of Tafo (London, England), Jasmyn Fyffe Dance (Toronto, Canada), and beyond. He has served on the faculty and as a guest choreographer for the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Fordham BFA Program at The Ailey School, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and the Joffrey Ballet School Summer Intensive.
He has also worked with Katherine Dunham, Eleo Pomare, Pilobolus, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Group Motions Dance Company, Philadanco, Pacific Conservatory Theatre, and as a guest artist for numerous ballet and contemporary companies.