Fri, Oct 21|
Guzzetta Hall, Studio 194
Work in Process Showing: Stations of Black Loss
Join choreographer Alexandra Barbier (Urbana, IL), for a work-in-process showing of her new work Stations of Black Loss.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2022, 9:45 AM – 10:20 AM
Guzzetta Hall, Studio 194, 228 E Buchtel Ave, Akron, OH 44325, USA
About the Event
Alexandra Barbier (Urbana, IL) is an artist, educator, and performance maker whose practices emerge from dance, performance art, Blackness, and queerness. She promotes whimsy, humor, and playfulness while also inspiring critical thought and cultural/societal commentary and inquiry. Alexandra’s works have been presented through Of Moving Colors Contemporary Dance Company, the University of Utah, Deseret Experimental Opera, Salt Lake City Performance Art Festival, Great Salt Lake Fringe Fest, and Queer Spectra Arts Festival. She has been on faculty for the Joffrey Ballet and Jazz + Contemporary trainee programs and the Joffrey South summer intensive, has guest taught and lead residencies in several university dance programs throughout the country (including DeSales University, Davidson College, and University of Georgia Athens), and has held the Raymond C. Morales Post-MFA Fellowship in the University of Utah’s School of Dance. She recently accepted a position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the University of Illinois Department of Dance. Alexandra holds a B.A. in French with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, and an M.F.A. in Modern Dance.