Fri, Feb 25 | Studio 194, Guzzetta Hall

Inside the Dancer's Studio with Dance Heginbotham

Join NCCAkron and choreographer Dance Heginbotham (New York, NY) for a live conversation on creativity, craft, and career.
Inside the Dancer's Studio with Dance Heginbotham

Time & Location

Feb 25, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
Studio 194, Guzzetta Hall, 228 E Buchtel Ave, Akron, OH 44325, USA

About the Event

Join NCCAkron this spring for Inside the Dancer’s Studio, a live conversation series with choreographers from around the country.

These free lunchtime talks explore creativity, the craft of choreography, and navigating an artistic career. All talks will take place on Fridays at 12:30 PM ET, in Studio 194 of Guzzetta Hall on The University of Akron Campus.

On Friday, Febuary 25th come hear from Dance Heginbotham (New York, NY)

Dance Heginbotham (DH) is a New York-based contemporary dance company committed to supporting, producing, and sustaining the work of choreographer John Heginbotham. DH enriches national and international communities with its unique blend of inventive, thoughtful, and rigorous dance theater works, and is celebrated for its vibrant athleticism, humor, and theatricality as well as its commitment to collaboration — sharing the stage with music icons including Alarm Will Sound, Brooklyn Rider, Gabriel Kahane, and others.

DH had its world premiere in January 2012 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and has since been presented by Baryshnikov Arts Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Vail International Dance Festival, among others. In spring 2020, As New York City went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, John and Dance Heginbotham shifted focus from preparing in-person performances to the creation of dance and theater works specifically for video.

NCCAkron requires that all visitors adhere to the below agreements:

  1. NCCAkron requires audience members to provide COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result, in addition to valid photo identification, upon entry to the event.  Proof of a negative test result received from a COVID-19 rapid test must be within 24 hours prior to entering the event; a negative test result received from a completed PCR COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to entering. More information about COVID-19 testing is available on the Ohio Department of Health website.
  2. Everyone—regardless of vaccination status—is required to wear a mask/face covering in indoor public areas at The University of Akron.
  3. Do not visit NCCAkron if you have a fever or do not feel well, have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the past 10 days, or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.

Photo credit: Amber Star Merkens

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