In Conversation with Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Asian Arts Gallery

Sep. 28, 2023, 06:30 pm

1 Fine Arts Drive, Towson University Center for the Arts Atrium
PHONE 410-704-2807

Join renowned modern dance choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess as he shares how his background as a gay, fourth generation, Korean American man inspires work that emphasizes multiculturalism, equity, and social justice. Dr. Michael Masatsugu (TU Associate Professor and Director of American Studies and Global Humanities) will interview Burgess about his dedication to telling Asian American Pacific Islander stories through dance as well as about his new memoir Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly. Dancers from Burgess’ acclaimed company will perform excerpts from their repertoire. Burgess will sign copies of his memoir, also for sale, at the event. Co-presented with TU Department of Dance. Part of the week-long Rosenberg Distinguished Artist Residency. Co-sponsored by the TU Graduate Program in Global Humanities.

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