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Drauma: Exploring Trauma through Dance
Sunday, September 24, 4 pm
Following a 3 p.m. curator talk in Poetic and Political, Choreographer Alexandria Davis will perform “Drauma: Exploring Trauma through Dance,” focused on the traumas of resilience, at 4 p.m. in the gallery. Through a fusion of dance aesthetics, including modern, ballet, hip-hop and African dance, she will explore the impact of poverty, classism, racism, domestic violence and abuse on individual lives. This program includes strong language and themes. Discussion to follow.
Sunday, October 15, 3 pm
Haley Simmons, Center for World Arts / Harn Museum Choreographer-in-Residence, will present her senior thesis work in Becoming a Woman. This work of dance theatre, incorporating movement and verbalized text, examines the role of fine art, popular culture and folklore in the subjugation, victimization and criminalization of women.
Women of Culture at the UF Cultural Plaza
Tuesday, October 24, 5 - 7:30 p.m.
Harn Museum: 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: 7:30 p.m. performance
Discover remarkable art and music by women in the 18th century. At the Harn, enjoy tours in the exhibition Becoming a Woman prior to the performance of “The Other Mozart”—the untold story of Mozart’s prodigy sister at the Phillips Center. Harn admission is free. Tickets to “The Other Mozart” are available at: performingarts.ufl.edu/tickets.