Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Brown University Festival of Dance

BROWN UNIVERSITY FESTIVAL OF DANCE

This annual dance concert highlights dance classics, creative innovation, and collaborations with artists from around the world. This year, the festival celebrates dance as cultural legacy and embodied storytelling, and features pieces from alumni of the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Sandra Stone - Speaking in Tongues

Community Master Class

COMMUNITY MASTER CLASS WITH SANDRA STONE

In this dance technique class, participants will learn movement from Paul Taylor’s Speaking In Tongues from Stone, a performer in the original cast and the Emmy award winning film.

Community Master Class

COMMUNITY MASTER CLASS WITH PATRICK CORBIN

In this technique class, participants will learn movement from Paul Taylor’s “Piazzolla Caldera” from Corbin, a member of the original cast. FREE and open to the public.

Morning-After Conversation with Paul Taylor Dancers

MORNING-AFTER CONVERSATION
WITH PAUL TAYLOR DANCERS

Get a behind-the-scenes perspective on the dancer’s role in co-creating a new work over coffee with Paul Taylor Dance Company principal dancers. Free with ticket stub from Feb. 3 Paul Taylor Dance Company performance at The Vets. Otherwise $10 at door / $5 student.

Paul Taylor Dance Company

PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
World Premiere

America’s greatest dancemaker is ever moving forward. Arguably the greatest living choreographer across the 20th and 21st centuries, he continues to create works that are vibrant, powerful, and thoroughly new.

Paul Taylor’s America

LUNCH TALK
Paul Taylor’s America: Songs of Innocence & Experience

In this illustrated lecture, Taylor’s biographer Suzanne Carbonneau will look at how Taylor’s dances have chronicled both shining ideals and uncomfortable truths about America. Lunch will be served.
FREE – RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
Presented in partnership with American Dance Legacy Initiative

Paul Taylor Dancemaker

FILM SCREENING
Paul Taylor Dancemaker

Film screening of the Academy Award nominated 1998 documentary – a vivid group portrait of the iconic choreographer Paul Taylor and his uniquely American dance company.

Community Master Class

COMMUNITY MASTER CLASS WITH RUTH ANDRIEN

This is a unique opportunity for Rhode Island-area dancers to take a master class with Ruth Andrien, who originated roles as former principal Taylor dancer, and has restaged Mr. Taylor’s work around the world. $5 advance/$10 door

Setting Art in Motion

SETTING ART IN MOTION: ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG & PAUL TAYLOR

Art historian Dr. Robert S. Mattison highlights Rauschenberg’s powerful and long-held interest in dance and performance in a conversation capped by a performance of Tracer, an early collaboration between choreographer Paul Taylor and visual artist Robert Rauschenberg.

FirstWorks Frontier Series

COMING SOON!
FIRSTWORKS FRONTIER SERIES

Discover “the voice of Venezuela,” multimedia stories of “girl power” from Central Asia, and cutting-edge theatrical magic in FirstWorks’ celebrated series exploring worldwide artists on the forefront of their genres.