Apr. 28: Claudia La Rocco


Claudia La Rocco, visiting artist/scholar at Stanford University courtesy of the Stanford Arts Institute, shares her current work in progress and reflects upon how dance has influenced her writing.

5:30-7:00pm, Tuesday, April 28

Memorial Auditorium, Room 125, Stanford University

For a map, click here. For directions, click here.

Claudia La Rocco is the author of THE BEST MOST USELESS DRESS (Badlands Unlimited, 2014) a selected writings encompassing poetry, performance texts and criticism. She is the editor of I DON’T POEM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PAINTERS (Off the Park Press, 2015) andDANCERS, BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE IN THE STREETS, the catalogue for Danspace Project’s PLATFORM 2015, which she curated. She founded thePerformanceClub.org, which won a 2011 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and supports criticism as a literary art form. She is a columnist for ARTFORUM and a contributor to THE NEW YORK TIMES. She is currently collaborating with the choreographer Michelle Ellsworth and the composer Phillip Greenlief. The Chocolate Factory Theater has commissioned her first novel.

Please register by emailing Joanna Dee Das at jdeedas@stanford.edu.

The Stanford Colloquium on Dance Studies is sponsored by the Mellon “Dance Studies in/and the Humanities” initiative and is generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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