Gesel Mason: Contemporary / Dancer From the Dance

Date:
Thu 2 Jul 2020
Time:
15:00 - 16:30
Venue:
Online through Zoom
Admission:
Free.
Level:
Open to professional level dancers and advanced level participants
Teacher:
Gesel Mason

Gesel will lead a dance workshop using movement and text to examine identity. She will teach excerpts of her solo “No Less Black” and offer a peek into the process of creating the solo.

Register for these classes on Zoom here

These classes is part of John Scott’s irish modern dance theatre [IMDT] Dancer From The Dance festival this June and July. Drawing on national and international attention to Irish choreographers North and South of the border and to the greater Irish diaspora. Following huge critical success in New York and at home in Dublin last year, the festival aims to celebrate age, gender and ethnic diversity of Irish dance artists. In response to Covid-19, Scott takes his five-day dance festival to an online platform featuring the best of Irish contemporary dance in this second iteration of his wonderful celebration of dance that honours the diversity of Irish choreography from the four corners of the world.

About Gesel 

Gesel is Artistic Director for Gesel Mason Performance Projects and Associate Professor of Dance at University of Texas at Austin. She was in the companies of Liz Lerman and Ralph Lemon. Her solo project, NO BOUNDARIES: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers features the work of Kyle Abraham, Rennie Harris, Donald McKayle, and Bebe Miller among others. www.geselmason.com

Photo credits
Top: Daniel Beahm.
Side:Amitava Sarkar 

DANCER FROM THE DANCE 2020: Festival of Irish Choreography is in In collaboration with Dance Ireland, Project Arts Centre, Dance Limerick & Irish Arts Center, New York
Supported by The Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council