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Dance Improvisation Masterclass with Luciana Achugar

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Monday, April 01, 2019
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10:20 am - 1:25 pm

Open to all Duke students! Brooklyn-based choreographer Luciana Achugar will give an open masterclass in dance improvisation during the regular Dance Program course, The Choreographic Mind, Monday April 1, 10:20am-1:25pm, in the Ark Dance Studio.

Her residency also includes an open Intermediate Modern Dance class, Wednesday April 3rd from 4:40 - 6:10pm in Rubenstein Arts Center Studio 224, the Cube. All students welcome to participate, 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 DESEO was named one of 2010 Time Out/NY's "Best of Dance." Her works also include The Pleasure Project and OTRO TEATRO.

Contact: Michael Kliën