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Julia Ritter: “Tandem Dances” Book Celebration

| Wed, September 15, 2021 | 11 AM | Mastrobuono Theater

A celebration of dance faculty member Julia Ritter’s book Tandem Dances: Choreographing Immersive Performance, with panel discussion. Published in October 2020 with Oxford University Press, Tandem Dances is a book-length study of the role of dance in the creation and reception of immersive performance.

About the Author

Dr. Julia M. Ritter (Professor of Dance, MGSA, Rutgers) is a publicly engaged, award-winning dance artist and scholar. Her research focuses on audience participation, immersive arts practices, and creative placemaking for spatial justice and community revitalization. Her book Tandem Dances: Choreographing Immersive Performance was published by Oxford University Press. 

Panel Guests

  • David Lee Parker, Performer, Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More in New York City
  • Jennifer Payán, Performer, Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More in New York City
  • Isadora Wolfe, Resident Director for Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More in New York City
  • Stephen O’Connell, core and founding member of bluemouth inc., a Toronto/Brooklyn-based performance collective
  • Dr. Keren Zaiontz,  Assistant Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in Creative Industries, Queen’s Univerity, Ontario, Canada



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