Marcia B Siegel to share insights with OSU Dancers

October 29, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015 to Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Marcia B Siegel

Monday November 9th, 2015

*FORUM: “The Future of Dance Critcism” 12:30 - 2:00 Studio 247

GRAD SEMINAR: “Looking at Dance, Writing about Dance” 2:30 -5:00 Studio 247

Tuesday November 10th, 2015

DANCE 3411: “Issues of Reconstruction” 8:30 - 10:00 Room 225

OPEN TO ALL 

ABOUT THE SCHOLAR:

Marcia B. Siegel is an internationally known dance critic, historian and teacher. She is the author, most recently, of Mirrors & Scrims: The Life and Afterlife of Ballet. Her other books include Howling Near Heaven: Twyla Tharp and the Re-invention of Modern Dance, The Shapes of Change: Images of American Dance, Days on Earth: The Dance of Doris Humphrey, and three previous collections of reviews and commentary.

Siegel has reviewed dance for major American newspapers and magazines. She has been Contributing Editor for dance at the Hudson Review since the 1970s. From 1983-1996 she was a member of the resident faculty of the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, where she taught graduate courses in dance and cultural history, movement analysis, and writing.

A dance critic for the late Boston Phoenix, Siegel now reviews dance for the ArtsFuse.org. She has lived in Rockport, Massachusetts since 1996.

*Recommended Reading for Forum:

“The Death of the American Dance Critic by Madison Mainwaring in The Atlantic” http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/08/american-dance-critic/399908/ and
“Is Dance Criticism Dead?”by Marcia Siegel in Arts Fuse Boston http://artsfuse.org/133377/fuse-commentary-is-dance-criticism-dead/

Contact dance@osu.edu for more information. 

 

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