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Oct
21
Wed

Intermediate Ballet

WedOct  212020 /  9:00 am

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Kathleen Moore Tovar leads two weekly classes (Wed. + Fri.) in intermediate level ballet skills. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
21
Wed

Somatic Pilates

WedOct  212020 /  12:00 pm

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Sherry Greenspan leads a Somatic Pilates class for dancers, athletes and movers. Come increase your awareness and accessibility, heightened integration, strength and ease for your activities! All levels of experience welcome. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
21
Wed

Princeton Journeys Live Lecture — Jazz: Unity Through Diversity

WedOct  212020 /  4:30 pm

Join a lively conversation with Director of Jazz Rudresh Mahanthappa, widely known as one of the premier voices in jazz of the 21st century. Mahanthappa, who was born in Trieste, Italy, brought up in Boulder, Colorado, studied in Texas, Boston and Chicago before settling in New York, discusses the magical power of jazz music to bring people together across cultures. Free, but requires registration/RSVP.

Oct
21
Wed

Lecture/Performance by Alfredo Castro: “El temperamento de los órganos”

WedOct  212020 /  6:30 pm

Lecture and performance by Chilean Actor and theater director Alfredo Castro, followed by discussion with Javier Guerrero (Spanish and Portuguese, Princeton University). FREE; registration required.

Oct
22
Thu

Intermediate + Advanced Ballet

ThuOct  222020 /  12:00 pm

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Elaine Matthews (Tuesdays) and Kathleen Moore Tovar (Thursdays) lead classes for students with intermediate to advanced levels of ballet skills. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
22
Thu

Ballet Class for Beginner Children

ThuOct  222020 /  4:30 pm

Program in Dance junior Angie Sheehan '22 is teaching a virtual weekly beginner ballet class that is connected to her fall Program in Teacher Preparation/Dance course, "Dance in Education: Dance/Theater Pedagogy." In the 8 week long dance course for beginners ages 11-14, students will learn the basics of ballet and choreograph movement themselves! Classes are held weekly on Thursdays. Open to children of Princeton faculty + staff.

Oct
22
Thu

Combahee Experimental: Black Women’s Experimental Filmmaking — The Black Surreal

ThuOct  222020 /  6:00 pm

Co-curated by award-winning multi-media artist Simone Leigh and Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art Tina Campt, this series of conversations and film screenings that celebrate the work of Black women filmmakers and their unique cinematic contributions to contemporary visual culture. On 10/22, Nuotama Bodomo and Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich join in conversation with curators Tina Campt and Simone Leigh followed by a screening of selected works. FREE; registration required for Zoom webinar.

Oct
22
Thu

L’Avant-Scène presents “On ne badine pas avec l’amour”

ThuOct  222020 /  7:00 pm

The Troupe of Princeton University's Department of French and Italian, L'Avant-Scène, the French Theater Workshop, will stream its first-ever virtual production: Alfred de Musset's popular "On ne badine pas avec l'amour" (1834) directed by Florent Masse, October 22 at 7 PM until Sunday, October 25, 2020, at 12 midnight. Presented in French. FREE and open to the public.

Oct
22
Thu

BodyHype presents H4: Hip-Hop Has History Workshop Series

ThuOct  222020 /  7:00 pm

Princeton student dance company BodyHype is partnering with Culture Shock Los Angeles to host a seven course workshop series on the history of Hip Hop dance organization. Featuring Hip-Hop Roots with Arnel Calvario; Locking with Zuce Morales; Breaking with Darren Wong, Voguing with Johnni Ninja; Exploring Jazz to Hip Hop with Moncell Durden; Justice Concepts & Implicit Bias with Kimmy Maniquis; Leadership Tools for Dance with Arnel Calvario. FREE and open to public.

Oct
23
Fri

Intermediate Ballet

FriOct  232020 /  12:00 pm

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Kathleen Moore Tovar leads two weekly classes (Wed. + Fri.) in intermediate level ballet skills. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
23
Fri

Intersections Theater Collective Gathering

FriOct  232020 /  4:30 pm

Intersections Theater Collective: A Collective for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, and Multiracial identifying theater makers at Princeton University. We offer this collective with the intention to help center the voices and needs of BIPOC students involved in theater and to build a community that can discuss, create, celebrate, grieve, and organize together. Meetings held weekly on Fridays throughout the fall semester.

Oct
24
Sat

Beginning Ballet

SatOct  242020 /  11:00 am

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Laurie Abramson leads a ballet class for beginners. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
24
Sat

Hip-Hop Techniques and Foundations: Hip-Hop Groove with Lauren Auyeung

SatOct  242020 /  12:00 pm

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Lauren Auyeung leads a Hip-Hop Groove class. This class series develops a diverse understanding of hip-hop’s foundational forms. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty + staff.

Oct
24
Sat

Ballet/Pilates for Dancers

SatOct  242020 /  12:30 pm

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Laurie Abramson leads a ballet class featuring Pilates methods adapted to reinforce and improve ballet alignment and technique. Exercises focus on core strengthening, range of motion for rotation, back extension to enhance the arabesque line, and ways to efficiently transfer weight. This class will help dancers build stronger and more balanced bodies. All levels of experience welcome. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Oct
26
Mon

Yoga for Dancers

MonOct  262020 /  9:00 am

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2020 co-curricular dance offerings, Mecquel leads a class series on Yoga for Dancers, a yoga-based practice which incorporates fundamentals of functional anatomy, Ideokinesis, modern dance and other somatic techniques. All levels welcome. Open to Princeton students, alumni, faculty and staff.