RUN AMOC! AT HARVARD

FEBRUARY 23 - MARCH 3, 2018

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

CAMBRIDGE, MA

 

Twelve AMOC artists will participate in a nine-day, student-immersive, teaching and performance residency in over twenty venues across the Harvard campus. Highlights include:

 

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

RUN AMOC! CABARET

OBERON THEATER, 7:00PM

 

Get up close and personal with AMOC as they let loose in an intimate evening curated by members of the Company. Performances include:

 

KEIR GOGWILT (violin), COLEMAN ITZKOFF (cello), and MATTHEW AUCOIN (piano)

in works composed by Aucoin;

 

EMI FERGUSON (flute), OR SCHRAIBER (dance), DAVÓNE TINES (bass-baritone), JULIA EICHTEN (dance), and JONNY ALLEN (percussion) in music ranging from the French Baroque through Iannis Xenakis's energetic percussion piece Rebonds;

 

and more!

 

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

LISTENING TO TOM-TOM

SCHLESINGER LIBRARY, 11:30AM - 1:00PM

 

Led by Lucy Caplan ’12, this workshop will feature a performance by AMOC bass-baritone Davóne Tines of excerpts from Tom-Tom, an opera by author, musicologist and composer Shirley Graham Du Bois (wife of W.E.B. Du Bois AB 1890, PhD 1895). A post-performance discussion, moderated by Radcliffe Institute Fellow Chad Williams, will delve into Tom-Tom's complex representations of race, gender, and history, as well as the challenges and possibilities that arise in performing this musical work today.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

THE ART OF COLLABORATION

HARVARD iLAB, 5:00PM - 7:00PM

 

A high energy, artistic and interactive exploration of what it means and takes to collaborate, the essential task in building any new start-up venture. Come experience incredibly talented artists from a range of disciplines demonstrate their process and engage the audience in working through collective uncertainty to realize creative progress. Sponsored by the Office for the Arts Learning from Performers program and the Harvard Innovation Labs. Free and open to the public.

 

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

AMOC IN ALLSTON

HARVARD ED PORTAL, 7:00PM

 

AMOC artists invite the Ed Portal community to share an evening of music, dance, and creation. Free and open to the public; advance registration required.

 

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

CLOSING CELEBRATION

WINTHROP HOUSE JUNIOR COMMON ROOM, 7:00PM

 

An all-campus festive gathering. Join us and join in! Performances, poetry readings, conversation, and more.

 

 

 

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