[Production Studio: Harvard Dance Project]

Jill Johnson
2021 Spring
Location: TBD
Class Capacity: 15 Consent Required: Instructor

DescriptionThe Harvard Dance Project cultivates invention and fosters the courage of artistry. This faculty-led performance company gives students the opportunity to be original cast members and collaborators in diverse dance works created by preeminent professional choreographers. The project focuses on performance research, collaboration, choreographic composition, and links choreographic thinking to other fields. It is a studio-based course which includes performances at major venues on campus. Harvard Dance Project choreographers and collaborators (est. 2013 - 2017): Jonathan Alsberry, Aszure Barton, Brian Brooks, Peter Chu, Chanel DaSilva, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Michelle Dorrance, William Forsythe, Martha Graham, Jill Johnson, Bill T Jones, Francesca Harper, Miki Orihara, Crystal Pite, Shamel Pitts, Silas Reiner, Dwight Rhoden, Christina Ronson, Melinda Sullivan, Clifford Williams, Mario Zambrano.

Course notes: Some dance experience required. Enrollment determined by audition. Course meeting days alternate between T/TH: 3:00-7:30pm (some selected Wednesday Creative Lab sessions)

Fulfills a TDM requirement. Artistic Director/Course Head: Jill Johnson