FREDERICK ASHTON: 21st-CENTURY CHOREOGRAPHER?
A one-day Symposium celebrating the continuing power and ambition of Ashton’s work, focusing on the role of Ashton today and into the future, the preservation of his work, and issues arising from the changing training and perceptions of today’s dancers.
Sunday 22 September 2013 at The Royal Ballet School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2
The Symposium will commence promptly at 9.30am and finish at 7.00pm.
0845 - 0930
Arrival and registration
0930 – 0935
Welcome and Introduction
0935 - 10000
Session 1: The continuing power and ambition of Ashton’s work
1000 - 1130
Session 2: What makes an Ashton work an Ashton work with Q&A
1130 - 1200
1200 - 1300
Session 3: The changing training and perceptions of dancers with Q&A
1300 - 1415
1415 - 1515
Session 4: Masterclass: The Dream
1515 - 1630
Session 5: Staging an Ashton ballet with Q&A
1630 - 1700
1700 - 1755
Session 6: Conclusion: securing Ashton’s legacy for the future. Panel discussion with Q&A
1755 - 1800
1800 - 1900
Drinks reception and departure
Participants include Richard Alston, Margaret Barbieri, Ricardo Cervera, Lesley Collier, Christopher Cook, Liz Cunliffe, Anthony Dowell, Wendy Ellis-Somes, Francesca Hayward, Stephanie Jordan, Desmond Kelly, Jeanetta Laurence, Alastair Macaulay, Laura Morera, Geraldine Morris, Kevin O’Hare, Jane Pritchard, Anthony Russell-Roberts, Antoinette Sibley, Akane Takada,Dawid Trzensimiech, Iain Webb
Subject to alteration. Information correct at 9.8.13
The cost of the day is £60 and can be booked through firstname.lastname@example.org
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