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DanceWorks 2020

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December 3, 2020

Presented virtually, student and faculty choreographers showcase new, original dance pieces.

Celebrate movement, creativity, and resilience. Faculty, guest, and student choreographers will premiere original prerecorded dances, filmed in a range of styles and locations.

The shows will be streamed online for FREE at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 17 through December 20. Visit z.umn.edu/danceworks2020 for links.

Feel like some company? Join us on Zoom on Thursday, December 17, starting at 7 p.m., for chat and camaraderie during a live watch party on opening night. This event is also free.

Associate Professor Rebecca Katz Harwood and Assistant Professor Matthew Wagner, both in the Department of Theatre, are the artistic directors for these productions.

Guest Artist: Bryn Cohn
Choreographer Byrn CohnDescribed as having “a brilliant mind” (Dance Enthusiast), Bryn Cohn is an award-winning choreographer, filmmaker, movement director, educator and the artistic director of Bryn Cohn + Artists (BC + A). BC + A has been presented by Jacob’s Pillow, Danspace Project, Bryant Park, Hudson Valley Dance Festival, McCallum Theatre’s Choreography Competition, 92nd Street Y, REDCAT Theatre and Los Angeles Dance Festival. She has received funding from Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Actors Fund, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, SILO Residency through DanceNOW, Alfred Z Soloman Trust, The Field and was named Inception to Exhibition’s “Fan Favorite” based on 5,000 votes.

Learn more about UMD's Department of Theatre.