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Modern Dance Masterclass with Luciana Achugar

Open to all, Duke and the local dance community! Brooklyn-based choreographer Luciana Achugar will give an open Intermediate Modern Dance masterclass Wednesday April 3rd from 1:25-2:55pm in Rubenstein Arts Center Studio 201. All dancers are welcome to participate, no sign-up needed.

Her residency also includes a dance improvisation masterclass during the regular Dance Program course, The Choreographic Mind, Monday April 1, 10:20am-1:25pm, in the Ark Dance Studio. Open to all students, no sign-up needed.

Luciana Achugar, a Brooklyn-based choreographer from Uruguay, has been making work in NYC and Uruguay independently and collaboratively since 1999. She is a two-time Bessie Award recipient and was nominated for a 2016 Bessie for Outstanding Production for her latest An Epilogue for OTRO TEATRO: True Love. She was a 2017 Alpert Award recipient, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grantee, amongst other accolades. She was one of DanceMagazine's 2012 "25 to Watch" and her Bessie Award-winning work PURO DESEOwas named one of 2010 Time Out/NY's "Best of Dance." Her works also include The Pleasure Project and OTRO TEATRO. http://lachugar.org

Contact: Michael Kliën