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Re-envisioning Traditional Korean Dress and Dance for Contemporary Performance: A Lecture/Demonstration by Paul Besaw and Leon Wibers

Nov 14, 2013
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Southwick Hall 301 (Ballroom)

Dance artist/professor Paul Besaw (UVM) and designer/professor Leon Wiebers (Loyola Marymount University) discuss recent creative research that took place during Besaw's sabbatical semester and Wiebers time as a Fulbright Scholar in Korea. Besaw performs excerpts of traditional Korean dance; Wiebers shows and discusses apsects of traditional Korean clothing. They also share how these traditional art forms informed their work together in the creation of a new dance theatre performance.

Price: Free and open to the public.
Sponsor: Music & Dance

For more information, contact Hein, Sarah at 8026562295 or shein@uvm.edu.

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