Denison: 'Colonial Choreography'
Name: Denison: 'Colonial Choreography'
Date: April 22, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EDT
The Department of Dance welcomes Vail visiting artist Sudesh Mantillake presenting “Colonial Choreography and Choreographing Colonialism.” Mantillake, trained in the traditional Kandyan Dance of Sri Lanka, will discuss his research on Sri Lankan performers who were brought to Europe and the U.S. for colonial exhibitions. Mantillake is a dancer, choreographer, researcher, and an educator, has recently received his doctorate from the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland.