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Dance Master Class | Body Eclectic: The Poly-Cultural Contemporary in Movement Practice

February 29 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Roble Gym Studio 113 - Map Link

Open to All enrolled Stanford student dancers, all styles, all levels. Come Dressed to Move. 

To hold a spot, email: dfrank1@stanford.edu

Stanford campus and community members welcome to observe from the studio balcony.  

Body Eclectic: The Poly-Cultural Contemporary in Movement Practice is a dance workshop that places three distinct movement disciplines — house dance, capoeira, and contemporary release technique — into a direct dialogue with one another. Through physical investigations of each form and culminating phrase material that embodies all three, participants are asked to draw connections between the qualities and intentions of each form as well as, perhaps, have cause to calculate or unpack their own personal artistic lineage in the process. 

Chafin Seymour will also share movement material and rehearsal video of his recently-commissioned dance work for The Jose Limon Dance Company.  

ABOUT CHAFIN SEYMOR. Chafin Seymour is from Brooklyn, NY and holds a BFA with Distinction in Dance from The Ohio State University and an MFA in Choreography from the University of Iowa. He has had the pleasure to perform with Ni’Ja Whitson/The NWA Project and Anneke Hansen Dance among others.  As a choreographer, and with his group seymour::dancecollective, Chafin’s work has been presented throughout NYC and nationally at venues such as Center for Performance Research (CPR), Triskelion Arts, Dixon Place, Livestream Public, Gibney Dance, The Current Sessions, New York Live Arts, Movement Research at Judson Church, The Ohio Dance Festival and The American Dance Festival among others. Chafin is on the Contemporary Forms faculty at Gibney Dance and currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the School of Music and Dance at San Jose State University in California. [Photo by Adam Houston]

Made possible by generous support of Stanford Arts Institute


Roble Gym Studio 113 - Map Link
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February 29, 2020, 12:00 pm
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