Events

No one else I know could turn the relationship between spoken words, writing, drawing and other kind of traces into the concrete movements of the body while acting in our social reality, as Dana does.”

Tomaso Carnetto, Director of the Academy of Visual Arts, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Project partner for Knotunknot and Violence: Recode

Events

April 2017

Workshop: Situational transformation in choreographic practice. Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia

Workshop exploring how categories of decision-making are engaged and environments are transformed through choreographic practice.
April 27th, 2017
Supported by the Goethe Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Choreographic Public Dialogue: THE EXCHANGE. Bratislava, Slovakia

Choreographic public dialogue on violence, created in collaboration with the MichaelDouglas Kollektiv
Location: Church and Monastery of the Poor Clares/Kostol Klarisiek, Klariska 5, Bratislava 811 03, Slovakia
April 29th, 17:00
Supported by the Goethe Institute in cooperation with Nu Dance Fest, Milan Šimečka Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Sensorium, Nový priestor, VŠMU a PDCS

Interactive Talk/Open Lecture: Choreography and Conflict. Berlin, Germany

Location: Uferstudios, Studio 9, Uferstraße 23, 13357 Berlin
April 24, 18:00
Inter-University Center of Dance, Berlin (HZT)

may 2017

Working Lab: On creating choreographic public dialogues. Bratislava, Slovakia

4-day workshop with artists and dialogue practitioners from around Slovakia, combining conflict engagement and choreographic practices to build a framework for an upcoming series of choreographic public dialogues.
May 1-4, 2017
Convened by the International Arts Research Center Novy Priestor. Supported by the Goethe Institute in Bratislava, Slovakia.

february 2017

Performance: Appearing as the Woman in the Historical Costume in William Forsythe’s “Artifact” with the Boston Ballet.

Boston Opera House
February 23- March 5, 2017

March 2017

Workshop: Gloria Kaufman School of Dance. University of Southern California

Choreographic thinking and practice in social action.
Gloria Kaufman International Dance Center, University of Southern California
March 20th- 31st, 2017
Gloria Kaufman School of Dance, USC

Choreographic Public Dialogue: The Exchange. Ankara, Turkey

Choreographic public dialogue on violence
Goethe Institute, Atatürk Bulvarı 131 06640 Bakanlıklar - Ankara, Turkey
March 30th, 2017. 19:00
Goethe Institute

Talk: “A Curiously Moving Talk with Dana Caspersen”. University of Southern California’s “Visions and Voices” program.

An experiential presentation on Caspersen's work with choreographic public dialogues.
Location: Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center, University of Southern California
March 22nd
USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

January 2017

Fellowship Residency at New York University’s Center for Ballet and the Arts

Residency period focused on the creation of a new choreographic public dialogue examining structural racism: UNDER |STAND.
Location: New York City, USA
January 14 - January 28

November 2016

Seminar: New York University’s Center for Ballet and the Arts

Interactive seminar on the new choreographic public dialogue on racism UNDER | STAND by fellow Dana Caspersen.
Location: New York City, USA
November 1st
NYU's Center for Ballet and the Arts

October 2016

Live webcast: Changing the Conversation: The Principles of Conflict Resolution. Encore presentation.

Online training module on conflict resolution for California State University's Systemwide Professional Development program.
Location: CSU’s Got Talent, California State University.
october 12th

Fellowship Residency at New York University’s Center for Ballet and the Arts

Residency period focused on the creation of a new choreographic public dialogue examining structural racism: UNDER |STAND.
Location: New York City, USA
October 2016 - January 2017

September 2016

Workshop: The Citizen Artist Incubator. Austria

Workshop examining the intersection of social action, conflict resolution and artistic practice.
Location: The Citizen Artist Incubator. Laxenburg Castle, near Vienna, Austria
September 19-20

Featured Speaker: Lincoln Center’s Global Exchange Art X Conflict

Interactive seminar: What can choreography reveal about conflict?
Location: Lincoln Center, NYC, USA
September 16

June 2016

Choreographic public dialogue on individual and global violence mechanisms.
June 11th, 19:00
Created in collaboration with the MichaelDouglas Collective

Lecture: Conflict and Choreography

Location: Dance Congress 2016, Hannover, Germany
June 18th, 11:30 am

Workshop: Choreographic Practice as a Instrument for Conflict Resolution.

Location: Dance Congress 2016, Hannover, Germany
June 18th, 16-18:30

May 2016

Live webcast: Changing the Conversation: Principles of Conflict Resolution

Location: CSU’s Got Talent, California State University’s Systemwide Professional Development program.
May 17, 1 pm EST

April 2016

Public Dialogue: Violence: Recode

A choreographic public dialogue on structural violence
Location: ZENTRALWERK, Dresden, in cooperation with friedrichstradtZentral e.V.
April 29-30, 7 pm (19:00)

February 2016

Symposium: “Reflection and feedback–(Re)thinking modes of artistic learning.”

The Practice of connection: a conversation with Dana Caspersen and Amy Raymond.
Dance Education Biennale, Cologne, Germany.
February 21, 10 am-6 pm

Workshop: The practice of connection

Dana Caspersen and Amy Raymond at the Dance Education Biennale, Cologne, Germany.
February 17-20

January 2016

Presentation: development of the choreographic public dialogue project, “Violence: Recode” in Boston.

Collaborative Programs Meeting at the Boston Society of Architects. Hosted by Julie Burros, Chief of Arts and Culture for the City of Boston.
January 20, 2016

October 2015

Talk: “How to start an epidemic of non-violence”

Webmonday, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
October 12, 2015

June 2015

Talk: Choreographic Conversations: organizing ideas physically in public dialogue processes

Featured speaker at the University of Cologne’s conference, “Where the Magic Happens: Education after the dissolution of artistic borders.”
Cologne, Germany.
June 12, 2015

May 2015

Talk: TEDxHackney: “Conflict is a place of possibility”

Dana Caspersen | TEDxHackneyWomen. London, England.
May 30, 2015.

Workshop and talk: Conflict and the Body

A laboratory for the project “Violence: Recode” University of Roehampton. London, England.
May 28-29, 2015

Workshop: Changing the Conversation in Conflict

MA CoDE, Master’s Program in Pedagogy College for Music and the Performing Arts, Frankfurt, Germany.
May 7-8, 2015

Research Lecture: Choreographic methodology in public dialogues processes

University for Music and the Performing Arts Frankfurt am Main,Germany.
May 8, 2015

April 2015

2 Open Lectures: Developing the “Violence: Recode” Process

Academy of Visual Arts in Frankfurt Germany on Violence: Recode, a public dialogue model that uses motion and visual translation strategies developed in collaboration with the Academy.
April/June 2015

March 2015

Public Dialogue: Like This…

A choreographic public dialogue on structural violence. Designed and directed by Dana Caspersen in collaboration with students from Lyndon State College. Commissioned by Lyndon State College, Vermont, USA for Lyndon’s Year of Social Justice.

Talk and book reading: Choreographic Conversations

A presentation by Dana Caspersen, including readings from her book, “Changing the Conversation” and an introduction to the choreographic public dialogue project: “Like This…”
Location: The Athenaeum Public Library, Saint Johnsbury, Vermont, USA.
March 6, 7:00 pm

January 2015

Book Release: Changing the Conversation; The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution

Written by Dana Caspersen. A Joost Elffers Book. Published by Penguin Books.
January 27, 2015

October 2014

Talk: Choreography and Conflict

Presentation by Dana Caspersen to the plenary of the Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution: the “New Voices” project.
Cincinnati, USA.
October 9, 2014

March 2014

Public Dialogue: Knotunknot: Immigration

A choreographic public dialogue on immigration. Designed and directed by Dana Caspersen. In cooperation with KURINGA, Berlin/ the Academy of Visual Arts, Frankfurt/ Tolerantes Eberwalde/ the Integration Commissioners of Mitte and Hellersdorf.
Berlin/Eberswalde, Germany
March 17-24, 2014

Talk: 25 Years in Frankfurt: A Performer’s Perspective

A talk with Dana Caspersen as part of the colloquium: Theory and Practice in William Forsythe’s Work.
De Singel Theater. Antwerp, Belgium
March 16, 2014

Workshop: Changing the Conversation in Conflict

A talk with Dana Caspersen as part of the colloquium: Theory and Practice in William Forsythe’s Work.
De Singel Theater. Antwerp, Belgium
March 16, 2014

June 2014

Workshop: Thinking Conflict Differently

For the Master’s Program in Pedagogy, College for Music and the Performing Arts, Frankfurt, Germany

November 2013

A choreographic public dialogue on violence.
Location: Catamount Arts Center, Saint Johnsbury, Vermont, USA
November 22, 2013

June 2013

Talk: The Forsythe Company at Work

A talk with Cyril Baldy, Dana Caspersen, and Ander Zabala. Moderated by Tamara Vajagic of Roehampton University.
Location: Sadler’s Wells Theater. London, England
June 20, 2013

February 2013

Workshop: Thinking Conflict Differently

A workshop with Dana Caspersen on changing the conversation in conflict.
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Organized by Amy Raymond and Sagi Gross.

November 2012

Workshop: Thinking Conflict Differently

A workshop with Dana Caspersen on navigating conflict.
Frankfurt, Germany

October 2011

Public Dialogue: Knotunknot– Immigration

A choreographic public dialogue on immigration. Designed and directed by Dana Caspersen. In cooperation with NH Projektstadt and the City of Raunheim.
Raunheim, Germany

January 2011

Public Dialogue: Knotunknot

A choreographic public dialogue on immigration. Designed and directed by Dana Caspersen and William Forsythe. A commission from the BHF Bank Foundation as part of the socially- oriented arts project, Frankfurt Positions.
Frankfurt, Germany