Art as Knowing


University of Minnesota
West Bank Arts Quarter
Regis Center for Art
Barbara Barker Center
for Dance

Free and open to the public


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David Gordon

David Gordon

Location: Studio 100, Barbara Barker Center for Dance, 500 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis

Title: "The Creation & Gestation of the Center for Creative Research: A Live Documentary"

Description: Authored by CCR Artist-In-Residence, Ain Gordon, A Live Documentary," fuses 18 months of edited transcription and highly subjective memory to create a 25 minute live documentary to be performed by various members of the Center's eleven founding fellows and guests.

Biography: Commissions for directing and/or choreographing include: Danspace Project, Dance Theater Workshop, Dance Theater of Harlem, White Oak Dance Project, American Ballet Theater, American Repertory Theater, American Conservatory Theater, Joyce Theater, Theater For a New Audience, New York Theater Workshop, Guthrie Theater, Mark Taper Forum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Serious Fun at Lincoln Center, Spoleto Festival USA, The Actors Studio, PBS/WNET Great Performances, PBS/KTCA Alive TV, BBC and Channel 4, UK.

Awards include: Two Obies, three Bessies, two Dramalogues, two Guggenheims, two Pew Charitable Trust National Residency Grants (in both Theater and Dance).

Current member: The Actor's Studio

Previous panel/chair: NEA Dance Program

Founding artist: Grand Union, Judson Church Performances

Performer: Rio Grand Union, Inc./Yvonne Rainer Co./James Waring Co.

Photo credit: Eccles.