Women in Dance
May 23, 2012
Enjoy this enlightening evening and learn about one of the performing arts' most expressive art forms. Get to know the greatest women pioneers in the world of contemporary dance, and hear how their work paved the way for today's choreographers from Susan Stroman to Julie Taymor. Professor Judith Chafee, awarded Boston University's highest teaching honor, will share her passion, knowledge and love of dance.
Ms. Chaffee is a specialist in dance, movement and alignment for actors and singers, period movement, Commedia dell'Arte, choreography, and contact improvisation. She was choreographer and co-artistic director of Boston Dance Collective from 1975-1994, and has created work for Opera Boston, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston Playwrights Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Los Angeles Shakespeare Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, SpeakEasy Stage Company, the Boston University Opera Program, and Alea III, among others. She has taught actors and dancers in Amsterdam, London, Denmark, South Korea, Latvia, and Germany, and recently released two DVD's on period movement for actors.
The Access Hanover Lyceum Series, now in its third year, offers monthly opportunities to gain insight on different facets of The Hanover Theatre and the fascinating world of the performing arts. Join us for nine excellent topics that cover a wide range of interests and tastes. The series aims to enlighten, entertain and expand your knowledge in a relaxed social setting.