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Queer Arts Initiative: Queer Performance Action Magic

RSVP encouraged but not required.

April 18, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Roble Gym - Map Link

An expansive approach to queer performance that fuses the psycho-magical with the anarcha-feminist, using collaborative play as core material.

Keith Hennessy is an internationally-touring dancer, writer, choreographer, activist, and ritualist, whose recent collaborators include Peaches, Meg Stuart, Gerald Casel, and the punk metal band Hemorage.

Comfortable clothing suggested. Curious, playful, and sensuous minds encouraged.

All Stanford students welcome, regardless of major, experience, or background!

Keith Hennessy, MFA, PhD, is a dancer, writer, choreographer, activist, and ritualist. Raised in northern Ontario, living in San Francisco since 1982, he tours internationally. Keith’s recent collaborators include Peaches, Meg Stuart, Snowflake Towers (Yoeme, Mayan), Yen-Fang Wu, Scott Wells, Jassem Hindi, J Jha, Annie Danger, Gerald Casel, and the team from Winter Circle X including the punk metal band Hemorage. Awards include Guggenheim, USArtist, NY Dance & Performance (“Bessie”), Sui Generis, and several Izzy awards. Hennessy directs Circo Zero and was a member of Sara Shelton Mann’s Contraband from 1985 to 1994. Recent gigs include ICI-CCN Montpellier (France), New Tretyakov / VAC Foundation (Moscow), Impulstanz (Vienna), Ponderosa (German), Warsaw Flow, TBA Festival (Portland), Movement Research (NY), American Realness (NY), and San Diego State University, Mills College, St. Mary’s College, and Hollins University. More info: circozero.org.

Weekly drop-in workshops on Thursdays this spring quarter will be taught by various guest artists and the lead instructor/curator Gigi Otálvaro Hormillosa, Ph.D. For complete schedule of events and guest artist bios, visit queer.stanford.edu. 


RSVP encouraged but not required.

Roble Gym - Map Link
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Queer Student Resources. Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater & Performance Studies, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, and Black and Queer at Stanford
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April 18, 2019, 5:30 pm
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