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


Schedule (PDF)

Valda Setterfield

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: Valda Setterfield is a British born dancer/actor. She has worked with JoAnne Akalaitis, Woody Allen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Caryl Churchill, Merce Cunningham, Graciela Daniele, Richard Foreman, Maria Irene Fornes, Brian DePalma, Ain Gordon, David Gordon, Ivo van Hove, Don Mischer, Marie Rambert, Yvonne Rainer, Donald Saddler, Michael Sexton, Jeanine Tesori, James Waring, Robert Wilson and Mark Wing-Davey at BAM, NYTW, DTW, PS 122, Danspace Project, Soho Rep, The Public, A.R.T., A.C.T., Adirondack Theatre Festival and Mark Taper Forum. She recently appeared with Paradigm at the Joyce Theater in July 2006 and performing in The Seventh International Festival of Movement and Dance On The Volga in Yaroslavl, USSR in August 2006. She has been a member of the Pick Up Performance Co(S.) since before the beginning. She received an OBIE for The Family Business, a 1984 Bessie for Outstanding Achievement and a brand new Bessie, for Performance, in September of 2006. She is a member of Actors’ Equity.