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Dancemakers on Diversity Panel Part II

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Dancemakers on Diversity Panel Part II – Women’s History Month

Panelists include Nai-Ni Chen, Choreographer and Artistic Director of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company; Carolyn Dorfman, Artistic Director of Carolyn Dorfman Dance; Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Karen Love, Founder and Artistic Director of Umoja Dance Company; Nasha Thomas, National Director of AileyCamp (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater); and Jennifer Weber, Artistic Director of Decadancetheatre.The panelists represent different genres of dance, from classical ballet and hip-hop to modern dance and African drumming. Some of the issues to be explored by these women directors include the creation and education of multicultural audiences; the marginalization experienced by nontraditional dance groups; and the internet’s role in revolutionizing or diminishing art.

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Date:
March 28
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Panel Discussion
Event Tags:
Carolyn Dorfman, Chen Dance Company, Jennifer Weber, Karen Love, Nai-Ni Chen, Nasha Thomas, Virginia Johnson

Organizer

Rutgers-Newark

Venue

Rutgers-Newark, Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102 United States