A Curiously Moving Talk with Dana Caspersen

Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00pm

Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, Room 102
849 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089

ADMISSION:
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Wednesday, February 22, at 9 a.m. 

USC Students, Staff, and Faculty: RSVP
USC Alumni: RSVP
General Public: RSVP

DESCRIPTION:
“Conflict can be seen not only as a place of possibility, but as the origin of all creative action.”
—Dana Caspersen

Conflict specialist, choreographer, and performer Dana Caspersen believes in the power of the individual to positively transform destructive systems. Learn the physicalized methods she has developed for learning and creating change in conflicts—from interpersonal to international—in a unique interactive event that demonstrates what choreographic thinking can illuminate about conflict.

Caspersen’s work draws on 40 years of experience as a performing-arts innovator and extensive international research and practice in conflict analysis and social action. She was a principal artist with Ballet Frankfurt and the Forsythe Company for 30 years, and has developed choreographic work, films, installations, stage texts, and 30 years worth of iconic roles in the oeuvre of choreographer William Forsythe. She is the author of Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution.

Additional Links:
Dana Caspersen Facebook, Twitter

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.

Photo (Background): Marion Borriss

Event Type

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Student Life

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

dance, employees

Cost

Admission is free. Reservations required.

Department

Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative

Hashtag

#visionsandvoices

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