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Susan Marshall and Company in residence

June 7, 2013

This June Skidmore welcomes Susan Marshall and Company to campus.

Susan Marshall and Company

Now in its 26th season, the company is known for works that blend virtuoso athleticism, ordinary movement, gesture and pattern, and the spoken word. Each year the company performs in New York City, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Dance Theater Workshop. Other notable engagements include presentations at Jacob’s Pillow, the Edinburgh International Festival, Spoleto Festival, Vienna Tanz, Springdance Festival (The Netherlands) and the Los Angeles Festival.

Marshall, her artistic partners, and her company members have received 10 New York Dance and Performance Awards (BESSIES) for their work. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2000, Marshall has also received a Dance Magazine award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was one of the first artists to receive an American Choreographer Award.

The company’s Skidmore residency features a number of events that are open to the public, including the following:

Friday, June 7, 6 p.m. - open rehearsal as part of SaratogaArtsFest Skidmore Dance Theater, free

Wednesday, June 12, 11 a.m. – “Dancing Through Time: Movement for Mature Adults”
Skidmore Dance Center, free

Friday, June 14, 3:30 p.m. - Master Class: Improvisation and Creative Process for Young Dancers (ages 12 and older), with live accompaniment by Carl Landa
Skidmore Dance Center, free

Friday, June 14, 6 p.m. - open rehearsal
Skidmore Dance Theater, free

Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 p.m. - Community Modern Master Class with live accompaniment by Carl Landa.
National Museum of Dance, South Broadway
Admission:$20 for adults, $15 for students

Friday, June 21, 8 p.m. - preview performance of Play/Pause
Skidmore College Dance Theater, free

For more information about the Susan Marshall and Company residency, please contact the Office of the Dean of Special Programs, Skidmore College, 518-580-5596.

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