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Alicia Amatriain and Jason Reilly of Germany's Stuttgart Ballet perform Le Grand Pas de Deux. Choreography by Christian Spuck. (Photo: Regina Brocke)

Film Screening and Discussion: A Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Enjoy an evening of world-class dance captured by award-winning video artists Bob Ball and Laurie McDonald. This screening of A Touring Taste of Dance Salad Festival presents excerpts from the spring 2012 Dance Salad performances. The international festival showcases renowned performers of modern, contemporary, and classical dance in a fusion of styles and music. Relive choreographic masterpieces by companies including the English National Ballet; National Ballet of Canada; Pontus Lidberg Dance, New York/Sweden; Quasar Cia de Danca, Brazil; Spellbound Dance Company, Rome; Semperoper Ballet Dresden; and Stuttgart Ballet. Among the choreographers represented are Mauro Astolfi, William Forsythe, Itzik Galili, Roland Petit, Henrique Rodovalho, and Christian Spuck.

After the screening, join a discussion with Dance Salad festival's artistic director, Nancy Henderek. Visit www.dancesalad.org for information on the 2013 Dance Salad Festival at Wortham Center. 

A reception follows the program.

This event is free. Secure your seats in advance! Click the "Get Tickets" link above and use your own printer; call 713.639.7771; or visit any MFAH admissions desk. 

Questions? E-mail lectures@mfah.org

Film project funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.