Gerald Casel: Work-in-Progress Showing

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Presented by The National Center for Choreography at the University of Akron at Guzzetta Hall - University of Akron, Akron OH

Aug 14
Gerald Casel: Work-in-Progress Showing

Join NCCAkron Resident Artist, choreographer Gerald Casel, at Guzzetta Hall for a free work-in-progress showing followed by an ice cream social.

Join NCCAkron Resident Artist Gerald Casel for a work-in-progress showing!

This showing will be followed by an ice cream social, for an opportunity to taste the latest collaboration between NCCAkron artists and Chill Artisan Ice Cream: “Ube Chilling,” a ube- (purple yam popular in Filipino cuisine) and coconut-flavored ice cream.

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

While in Akron, Gerald will build on his work Not About Race Dance, which critiques the unmarked predominance of whiteness in US postmodernism. It cites Neil Greenberg’s Not About AIDS Dance to connect the silence around the AIDS epidemic and the unacknowledged racial politics of postmodern dance. Occupying a space defined by white artists, it contests the structural endurance of white postmodernity by disidentifying with the white cube activated by Trisha Brown’s Locus and asks how difference can be made visible through choreographic structures that do not make space for brown and

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ADMISSION INFO

This event is FREE, but advance registration is encouraged.

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LOCATION

Guzzetta Hall - University of Akron

157 University Ave., Akron, OH 44325

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PARKING INFO

Parking for audience members attending evening and weekend performances is free in the E.J. Thomas Hall deck when there is not an event in that venue. Handicap-accessible parking for audience members is available in all lots, including the residential surface lot across from Guzzetta Hall.

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