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What is Dance without an Audience?

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:15pm
Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford
Heritage Learning Centre

 

The Dance Scholarship Oxford (DANSOX) programme are hosting an event on 'What is Dance without an Audience?'.

When non-dancers dance: considerations of audience and performer in contemporary British community-dance events.

Social dance blurs the distinction between audience and performer. Nowhere is this more true than in community barn dances, usually held by non-performance based organisations across England. This evening will feature a brief talk about the concept of performer within this context, drawing upon PhD research of such dances in Buckinghamshire. This will be followed by a fun, practical workshop where the concepts of audience and performer are engaged with.

Please email miranda.c.laurence@gmail.com to reserve your place

Contact name: 
Miranda Laurence
Audience: 
Open to all