In this panel discussion, we'll look at Borderline, a piece by Company Wang Ramirez, in advance of their performance on the Carlson Family Stage on Saturday, March 3. The discussion will include examining the role of dance as a tool to analyze and interpret international relations, issues of immigration and borders, and hip hop, in an international context.
- Jason Noer, Theatre Arts and Dance
- Melisa Riviere, Anthropology
- Jean-Philippe Barrios (Composer, Company Wang Ramirez), aka lacrymoboy, is also successful percussionist and drummer and Borderline’s composer. For dance classes, he collaborates with contemporary companies such as Angelin Preljocaj, Jean-Claude Gallotta or Norrdans Company. Performing as a musician, dancer or actor, he is part of many international companies, such as Brodas Bros (Barcelona).
- Louis Becker (Performer, Company Wang Ramirez), has a strong base in bboying and broadened his artistic expressions with contemporary dance, acrobatics and drama. Winner of an impressing number of battles, he is also part of different contemporary dance productions of Company Constanza Macras, touring internationally.
- Alister Mazzotti (Rigger and Performer, Company Wang Ramirez), has performed and coordinated stunts, fights and physical effects on more than 500 movies, commercial and theatrical productions during the past 25 years. He headed action departments on Oscar-winning movies (special effects - The Pianist / stunts - The Lives of Others) and received nominations (Taurus, DAFF) for outstanding stunt work.
Copresented by Northrop. Cosponsored by the departments of Theatre Arts and Dance, Anthropology, Music, and American Studies.
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