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Gerald Casel: Long Table Discussion on Race and Dance

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Presented by The National Center for Choreography at the University of Akron and Exchange House Akron at Exchange House Akron, Akron OH

Aug 11 2019
Gerald Casel: Long Table Discussion on Race and Dance

Join NCCAkron Resident Artist Gerald Casel at the Exchange House for a community event on race and dance.

Join NCCAkron Resident Artist Gerald Casel at Exchange House Akron for a Long Table discussion on race and dance.

This event is FREE, but registration is encouraged at the ticket link above!

Gerald Casel was born in the Philippines and raised in California where he began dancing in public school. His choreographic work complicates and provokes questions surrounding colonialism, cultural amnesia, whiteness and privilege, and the tensions between the invisible/perceived/obvious structures of power. He received a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School in 1991 and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2007.

Long Table discussions were first conceived by artist Lois Weaver. In the words of Eva Yaa Asantewaa: “A Long Table conversation is initiated by an invited core group of participants who “set the table” with food for thought, but it is open, throughout, to other folks, sitting around the perimeter, who can come up and take seats at the table to share their experiences,

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ADMISSION INFO

This event is FREE, but advance registration at the “tickets” link below.

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LOCATION

Exchange House Akron

760 Elma Street, Akron, OH 44310

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PARKING INFO

There are two driveways on either side of the house to park in. Keep close to the house when parking there. To access parking lot behind the house, access from North Main St.

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