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Lang Dance Fall Production
Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:00 pm
John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003
This year's fall production features works created by guest artists Nia Love and David Thomson, along with student-created works. All choreography will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College Dance Program.
"Home to one of the more progressive collegiate dance departments in New York." -The New York Times
Nia Love is a choreographer, dancer, installation artist, activist, mother, grandmother, warrior, and educator, who continues to expand and destabilize conversations on intersectionality, transnationalism, Blackness and tools of embodied memory. At the very early part of her career, Love was invited to apprentice with the world-renowned Ballet Nacional de Cuba in Havana, Cuba ('78). She is a graduate of Howard University with a BFA and an MFA from Florida State University, with honors and distinctions for her academic and artistic excellence.
David Thomson is a collaborative artist in the fields of music, dance and theater. Thomson has performed downtown, Off-Broadway and in London with the acclaimed a cappella performance group Hot Mouth. An ongoing advocate for dance and the empowerment of artists, he was one of the founding members of Dancer’s Forum and has served on the boards of Bebe Miller/Gotham Dance, Dance Theater Workshop and presently New York Live Arts. He holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from SUNY Purchase.
Interested in majoring in dance? Check out the Contemporary Dance BA now offered at Lang!
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