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BODY VOICES 2016

Body Voices 2016: Reimagining Culture, Community and Politics, NYU Abu Dhabi’s inaugural academic dance conference, took place 18-19 November 2016. It was organized by Attitude Dance Society (ADS), the student dance group at NYU Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi’s Office of Student Life, Theater Program, Arts Center, and Institute.

Theme

The main features of the conference will be academic presentations by international speakers, workshops in various dance genre including contemporary and ballet, panel discussions, and student showcase. Light refreshments (but not meals) will be provided throughout the conference.

Program

Focusing on the Middle Eastern region today, Body Voices 2016 will explore movement and migration in relation to dance.

We are going to hear about the speakers’ journeys as scholars, dancers and professionals through geographical space and how this movement has shaped their choreography and understanding of dance. The conversation will revolve around how dance has and continues to influence individual and collective identities, the crossing of cultures, and the blending of dance styles.

FANTASIA BALLET honored be part of such unique Art event of Abu Dhabi, well be performing during gala closing ceremony of Body Voices international dance conference on November, 19, at 7.30pm,  NYU Theatre.