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Margie Gillis Residency at Duke

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Duke University Dance Program

Event Contact

Abby Bradetich Ramos
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2020 Campus Dr. Durham, NC Feb 20 12:00 am - Feb 27 11:00 pm

The Duke Dance Program is excited to host Margie Gillis, Canadian choreographer, performer and teacher, for a week-long residency. Her time at Duke will include lecture demonstrations, visiting classes, and offering a workshop on "Reclaiming the Body" for assault and trauma victims. Her biography, full list of events, and more information can be found at danceprogram.duke.edu/margie-gillis.

List of Events:
February 20 – Gender Wednesdays: The Relevance of Feminism in Margie Gillis’ Work
*hosted by Duke University Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

February 21 – Movement Session & Course Visit: The collaborative, healing nature of the connection between artist & audience, teacher & student
Free & open to the public! Registration required: https://bit.ly/2RGZPxj

February 22 – Lecture Demonstration: Dancing from the Inside Out
Free & open to the public!

February 24 – Reclaiming Our Bodies Workshop: Healing through movement
Free & open to the public! Registration required: https://bit.ly/2sLi0Tq

February 25 – Course Visit: Approach to choreography, & aspects of feminism in Margie Gillis’ choreography & outlook
Free & open to the public! Registration required: https://bit.ly/2B1ZLxE

February 26 – Advanced Modern Master Class: Instructed by Margie Gillis
Free & open to the public! Registration required: https://bit.ly/2RbB2fy

February 27 – Wednesdays at the Center: Dancing from the Inside Out
*hosted by the John Hope Franklin Center
Free & open to the public!