Tere O’Connor’s Cover Boy, dancers Michael Ingle, Matthew Rogers and Oisin Monaghan, photo by Paula Court

PAST melt

MELT–Choreographic Shift

Tere O'Connor

3:30pm – 6:00pm
July 23, 2018
Danspace Project

131 E 10th St New York, NY 10003

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In this workshop we will engage evolving definitions of choreography, influenced by the current cultural backdrop of interdisciplinarity in contemporary art. Harnessing the nuance and complexity of gender studies and race relations in our world right now we will generate new processes for making dance and performance. We will question the choreographic “default settings” of dance history and present-day tropes, re-contextualizing these through the dual lenses of personal research and contemporary culture. This workshop should be a launching pad for new investigations in your work, processed through the knowledge of intuition. 



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Tere O'Connor

Tere O’Connor is the Artistic Director of Tere O’Connor Dance and a Center for Advanced Studies Professor at the University of Illinois. He has created over 40 works for his company and many commissions, including Lyon Opera Ballet and Mikhail B...