Awe and Wonder
Odyssey Theater
Los Angeles, CA
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Awe and Wonder
Four choreographers are paired with four scientists and out of their shared dialogue a new dance is created.  The resulting dance is informed by science in some way rather than a literal demonstration and examines the myriad ways scientists and choreographers collaborate.  The performance is followed by a post-performance discussion where the scientists and choreographers talk about their experiences working together.  Both the choreographers and scientists come from diverse backgrounds, with the express purpose of seeing how different cultural viewpoints influence the interpretation and expression of scientific themes.  The participating choreographers are Bridgette Dunn-Korpela, James Gregg, Aparna Sindhoor, Anil Natyaveda and Donna Sternberg.  The scientists also span a wide range including Devavani Chatterjea (immunology), Frank Corsetti (geology), Shehla Pervin (cancer research) and Chelsey VanDrisse (microbiology).

Location

Odyssey Theater (View)
2055 South Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
United States

Categories

Arts > Dance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Donna Sternberg & Dancers
On BPT Since: Sep 13, 2009
 
Donna Sternberg & Dancers
310-260-1198
contact@dsdancers.com
dsdancers.com