The Performance as Public Practice and Performing Blackness Series Annual Symposium

April 12, 2013 - 1:30pm5:00pm
Admission : 
Free; Seating is limited.

The Department of Theatre and Dance and John L. Warfield Center's Performing Blackness Series welcome the public to attend a discussion of Charles O. Anderson/dance theatre X's TAR, with conversations about Black dance, producing Black art, and the role of art in generating social change.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Thomas DeFrantz, Professor, African and African American Studies/Dance/Theatre Studies, Duke University

Featured Panelists:

Ms. China Smith, Founder and Executive Artistic Director, Ballet Afrique, Austin
Dr. Omise'eke Tinsley, Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Michael Winship, Professor, Department of English, The University of Texas at Austin

This symposium is in conjunction with two public performances of dance theatre X's TAR on April 12 and 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre. Learn more.