THIS SEMINAR IS CANCELLED FOR SPRING TERM. FUTURE DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.
Required: B1 or equiv.
Description: Celine Bouly participated as a reference person for the 20th century dance in the successful cultural seminar “Dance & Culture” and now returns to the Alliance to explore the question of identity in modern dance: how cultural identities, social and political experiences are at play in modern dance from the sixties until now, in America, Germany, Japan and France. This seminar is in French and includes four weeks of seminars at the Kamm house and one outing to Camille A. Brown & Dancers at Newmark Theater. Detailed schedule of sessions:
03/31 – The Kamm House, 10am – The pedestrian movement in Post Modern dance in America, in the sixties.
04/02 – Newmark Theater, 7 p.m. – Performance: Camille A. Brown & Dancers: African identity, today. UPDATE: This performance has been cancelled due to COVID-19 measures.
04/07 – The Kamm House, 10am – Pina Bausch and the Tanztheater: the dancer interprets his own character, in Germany, in the seventies.
04/14 - The Kamm House, 10am – Butô: dance of darkness, dance of the unconscious, in Japan, in the sixties.
04/21 – The Kamm House, 10am – Maguy Marin, May B, a dance piece about the human condition, in France, in the eighties.
Can't make it to all five sessions? Contact the office and sign up for the seminar date of your choosing for a drop-in rate of $45.
Céline Bouly is a French dancer and choreographer. She has taught in various French institutions and completed advanced programs at Marne-La-Vallée University and Paris 8 University. Residing in Portland since 2009, she has performed with Randee Paufve, Esther LaPointe, Susan Banyas, Jamuna Chiarini, Catherine Egan, and Sarah-Luella Baker. In 2013, Céline staged her ensemble work I am not going to jail! at Conduit. Most recently, she appeared in Under Over Dressed by Gregg Bielemeier in the New Expressive Works residency program.