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Indigenous Choreographers
Conference

 
   
  Indigenous Choreographers Conference  


UC RIVERSIDE Department of Dance presents


Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside


Rulan Tangen • Daystar/Rosalie Jones • Rosy Simas • Jack Gray

Hosted by Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department of Dance



The year-long celebration of UCR’s Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies will highlight a decade-plus of programming in Indigenous Contemporary Choreography at UCR, including the 10th year anniversary of the groundbreaking 2004 Red Rhythms: Contemporary Methodologies in American Indian Dance conference supported by a major grant from the Ford Foundation.

 

APRIL 29 - MAY 2, 2014

APRIL 29, TUESDAY
2:00-3:30 pm Indigenous dance workshop by Rulan Tangen
Dance Studio, ARTS 100. Free - open to campus and interested others with RSVP.
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4:00 pm Activating Indigenous Dance Now
Welcoming event for Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside
Performances and interactive discussions around sustaining creative ecologies of Indigenous dance in contemporary locations, including the University.
Performance Lab, ARTS 166. Free - open to the public. Reception to follow.
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APRIL 30, WEDNESDAY
2:00 pm Ceremonial donation of DANCING EARTH Archive by Rulan Tangen
to the UCR Special Collections Library. Special guest: Choreographer Daystar/Rosalie Jones
Tomás Rivera Library - Costo Room, Special Collections, 4th Floor. Free - open to the public.
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MAY 1, THURSDAY
2:00-3:30 pm Screening and discussion of Allegory of the Cranes by Daystar/Rosalie Jones
Screening Room, INTS 1128. Free - open to campus and interested others with RSVP.
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7:00-9:00 pm Evening of Indigenous Choreography
Recent work by five Indigenous choreographers from the U.S. and Aotearoa (New Zealand)
• Origi-Nation: Roots and Seeds (DANCING EARTH: Rulan Tangen Artistic Director)
• Elder Grandmother Speaks: Visioning in Life and Art (Daystar/Rosalie Jones)
• Turangawaewae - Standing Place (Jack Gray, with performer Tria Andrews)
• Something Bigger Than Me (Bianca Hyslop, Atamira Dance Company)
• We Wait in the Darkness (Rosy Simas Danse)

Free - open to the public.
Culver Center of the Arts Atrium: 3824 Main Street in Riverside, CA 92501 (951) 827-4787
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MAY 2, FRIDAY
9:00 am-3:00 pm Symposium: Indigenous Dance and Indigenous Development
and Poroporoake (Closing Circle)
Performance Lab, ARTS 166. Free - open to the public.
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DIRECTIONS:UCR Campus Culver Center of the Arts

PARKING: Campus permits available at theKioskCulver Center public parking available in nearby lots

INFORMATION: Prof. Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department of Dance
jshea@ucr.edu (951) 827-3245 www.performingarts.ucr.edu


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Image: Left to right: • Rulan Tangen - photo: pauloTphotography • Allegory of the Cranes. Daystar/Rosalie Jones as Nitsitapiw Aaki (Alone Woman) 2011 - photo: Stephen Rose • Rosy Simas - photo: JB Gelle • Jack Gray - photo: Robyn Kamira

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Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside is presented by the UCR Department of Dance with additional support from the UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean’s Office, the Culver Center of the Arts, the National Dance Project, the UC Riverside Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs and Native American Education Programs, the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts, UCR's departments of Ethnic Studies, Music, and Global Studies, the Center for Ideas, and Society, and Native American Student Programs.

 

 

 

 
Choreography: Daystar/Rosalie Jones
Blackfoot Consultant: Lowell Yellowhorn
Acting Coach: Ned Bobkoff     
Voice-over: Daystar/Rosalie Jones
Painted Coat: Thomas and William Kingfisher     
Costumes: Beverley Glasgow
Masks: Contemporary Artisans of Brazil and Indonesia

 

 

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