October 27, 2014
Speakers include Eddy Ocampo, co-artistic director of LevelDANCE and 2005 inductee to the Filipino Hall of Fame by the Filipino Association of America, joined by HT Chen, acclaimed New York based choreographer who has explored cultural intersections for more than 30 years, along with other international artists and local scholars to be announced. Wang Yuanyuan, Artistic Director of the Beijing Dance Theater and Choreographer of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will also be speaking. Moderator Phil Reynolds, an expert on Asian dance and Director of The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, will ignite a thought-provoking conversation about Asian culture through the lens of Asian dance styles and forms. The discussion concludes with light refreshments and networking with the artists. This event is part of the Moving Dialogs six-part series, produced by Audience Architects, that connects dance artists, audiences, and the culturally curious.
Presented by the Global Voices Performing Arts Series, as well Audience Architects Moving Dialogs, Global Exchange, which is funded in part by the Chicago Seminar on Dance and Performance, the Illinois Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.
Free and open to the public.