Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Monday, September 23, 2013
NMSA Dance Department presents RITE OF WAY, A Site Specific Piece, October 25 & 26, 7pm - Railyard Plaza (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Rite of Way
October 25 & 26, 7pm - Railyard Plaza (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Performed and co-created by 30 New Mexico School for the Arts Dance Department and 17 Visual Arts Department students, Rite of Way marks the second performance of NMSA’s annual Inside/Out community-centered performances are staged in Santa Fe's public spaces.
Rite of Way is the creative result of students’ ongoing collective research into the history of Santa Fe and its railroads in particular.
Daniel Banks speaking at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC, Sept. 25, 7:20pm, on Integrated Casting
Dialogue on Integrated Casting
Marymount Manhattan College
221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021
Wednesday, September 25th, 7:20-8:45pm
Regina Peruggi Room or The Great Hall
(Look for signs!)
Free and open to the public.
Daniel has been invited by the Theatre Arts Department and will be interviewed by Prof. Jill Stevenson about his work on integrated casting, which challenges the theatre industry to reconsider the assumptions it brings to art works and aims to shift how it discusses identity and identification.
This is part of a two-day residency, "Creating Change, Building Community," funded by MMC’s Theatre Department, the Office of Student Development & Activities, and the Theatre Department at Fordham University, during which Daniel will also give his presentation "Youth Leading Youth: Hip Hop Theatre in Ghana and South Africa" and also facilitate a "We the Griot" workshop.
Please click here to access Daniel's article “The Welcome Table: Casting for an Integrated Society.”