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An Evening with Bill T. Jones: Insights on Directing, Choreography and an Artistic Life

When:
November 10, 2012
Time:
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Category:
Cultural Events
Location:
Hanes Auditorium, Elberson Fine Arts Center
Details:

A June Porter Johnson Series for the Visual and Performing Arts event.

A reception follows the talk.

Bill T. Jones, a multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer, will provide a keynote address on aspects of the artistic life to a general audience. He has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur "Genius" Award to Kennedy Center Honors in 2010. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2009 and named "An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure" by the Dance Heritage Coalition in 2000. His ventures into Broadway theater have resulted in two Tony Awards for Best Choreography, one for Spring Awakening and another for the critically acclaimed FELA!, the new musical co-conceived, co-written, directed and choreographed by Mr. Jones.

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will be in residency at Salem College, November 7-11, 2012. 

This event is free of charge, however, tickets are required. E-mail culturalevents@salem.edu to request tickets.

 
Contact:
Gail Adams
336.917.5493