Contemporary Modern Technique Master Class with Christopher K. Morgan
Rosy Simas Danse and The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts invite you to join us for this Contemporary Modern Technique Master Class, led by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Christopher K. Morgan.
This master class will focus on the many techniques and skills required of today’s working dancer. Featuring release technique, yoga, traditions of modern dance, and Morgan’s signature style that includes intricate gestures and clear timing.
The evening will conclude with learning phrase material from Morgan’s upcoming solo work, Pōhaku, which integrates his modern dance vocabulary with movement and concepts from the Native Hawaiian dance tradition of hula.
Friday, October 7th, 2016
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Music Theater
345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN
$5 per person
Open to the public
Space is limited, so register today! Call: 651.224.4222 or secure your spot by paying online. Scholarships are available for those unable to pay. Please call Jenea Rewertz-Targui at 651.282.3017
About Christopher K. Morgan
Christopher K. Morgan is a dancer, educator, choreographer, and arts facilitator with more than 20 years of experience. Morgan is currently the Artistic Director of the CKM&A, the Dance Artist in Residence in The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, and the Director of the Dance Omi International Dance Collective.
Morgan will be one of three innovative Native choreographers showcased as part of Oyate Okodakiciyapi: An Evening of Native Contemporary Dance on March 4, 2017 at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. This event is co-curated by Rosy Simas. For tickets, call the Ordway at 651.224.4222 or visit Ordway.org.
Pōhaku was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Pōhaku is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund/Forth Fund Project co-commissioned by Maui Arts & Cultural Center in partnership with Dance Place and NPN. For more information: www.npnweb.org
Production residency funded by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The primary commitment of Rosy Simas Danse is to create and present innovative interdisciplinary performance that connects artists and audiences.