A Conversation with Judith Marcuse

Art, in its many representations and forms has a unique and powerful place in society.  How can we use it to create change in our communities?

This is a question we’re excited to be delving into by presenting a conversation and workshop with Judith Marcuse:

Judith Marcuse is one of Canada’s senior artist/producers with a career that spans over 40 years of professional work as a dancer, choreographer, director, producer, teacher, writer and lecturer in Canada and abroad. She has created over 100 original works for live performance by dance, theatre and opera companies; many projects for film and television; and has produced seven large-scale arts festivals. Her repertory contemporary dance company toured nationally and internationally for more than 15 years, while also creating innovative community and youth programs.

A pioneer in the field of arts for social change, her work is internationally-recognized. The youth-centred, issue-based ICE, FIRE and EARTH projects, each five years long, included workshops, live touring and film productions, and extensive community outreach work. In 2006, Judith Marcuse produced EARTH: The World Urban Festival during the U.N.’s World Urban Forum, hosting performances and exhibitions of socially-engaged artists from around the world and audiences of some 20,000 people.

Marcuse teaches and presents in university and other settings in Canada and abroad. She has received many honours, including Canada’s two major choreographic awards, the Chalmers and the Clifford E. Lee, and an honourary doctorate from Simon Fraser University.

Event details:

Wednesday, January 25th from 5:30-8:00PM at the UBC Global Lounge.

Space is limited so place register by joining the Facebook event page here.

Dinner will be provided.

You do NOT want to miss this opportunity! So, get on that registration and holla if you have any questions – passionproj@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

 

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