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Wayne McGregor

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Mcgregor
When

Thursday, February 16, 2012
5:10 pm

Where

In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Penny Stamps Speaker Series
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Open to the public
Free of charge

Wayne McGregor is an award-winning British choreographer renowned for his physically testing choreography and ground-breaking collaborations across dance, film, music, visual art, technology and science. He is the Artistic Director of Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in London and Resident Choreographer of The Royal Ballet. McGregor has also been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire).

McGregor is a frequent creator of new work for La Scala, Paris Opera Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theatre, Stuttgart Ballet and New York City Ballet; as well as movement director for theatre, film (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and music videos (Radiohead’s Lotus Flower, which has generated over 14 million hits). His upcoming productions include new work for The Royal Ballet and a new Rite Of Spring for Bolshoi Ballet. In July 2012, McGregor will lead up to 2,000 Londoners in Big Dance Trafalgar Square.

Co-sponsored by the University Musical Society. Part of Pure Michigan Renegade and CORD: the Congress on Research in Dance.

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