Fringe Events

FESTIVAL FORUMS

WHEN STARS ALIGN

INTERNATIONAL EVENINGS OF DANCE II
SATURDAY, AUGUST 5  |  6-7PM
BETTY FORD ALPINE GARDENS EDUCATION CENTER

Rebecca King Ferraro and Michael Sean Breeden from the popular podcast series, “Conversations On Dance” host a discussion on cross-company collaboration with today’s greatest dance artists; joined by New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck and American Ballet Theatre principal James Whiteside. Festival Forums are inspirational and thought-provoking conversations with artists deeply engaged in the dance world and are free and open to the public.

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COLLABORATING FOR COMMUNITY with GARRETT AMMON

DANCE FOR $20.17
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8  |  Performance Intermission
GERALD R. FORD AMPHITHEATER

Rebecca King Ferraro and Michael Sean Breeden from the popular podcast series, “Conversations On Dance” host a discussion with Wonderbound director Garrett Ammon, whose Colorado-based dance company takes a 21st century approach to creating community through performing arts. Festival Forums are inspirational and thought-provoking conversations with artists deeply engaged in the dance world and are free and open to the public.


LAMENTATION VARIATIONS with JANET EILBER & LIL BUCK

MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11  |  6-7PM
BETTY FORD ALPINE GARDENS EDUCATION CENTER

Festival Artistic Director Damian Woetzel hosts a discussion with Martha Graham Dance Company Artistic Director Janet Eilber and dancer/choreographer Lil Buck, whose first commission for a major dance company will premiere later in the evening with the Company. Martha Graham’s legacy as the “Mother of Modern Dance” is kept alive with new works like Lamentation Variations. Festival Forums are inspirational and thought-provoking conversations with artists deeply engaged in the dance world and are free and open to the public.

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