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A Live Zoom Conversation with Acclaimed Dutch Choreographer Hans van Manen

Saturday, May 7, 2022 11:00 AM–12:00PM

Learn about the pieces in the Humankind program including Grosse Fuge, Variations for Two Couples, and 5 Tango’s as well as van Manen’s inspiration, intention, and style.
Saturday, May 7th from 1pm-2pm over Zoom | Register: hansvanmanen.givesmart.com
Moderated by Artistic Director Angel Corella and General Manager Christine Stone Martin

Hans van Manen, choreographer of the Humankind program featuring Grosse Fuge, Variations for Two Couples, and 5 Tango’s running May 12-15 at the Academy of Music, is internationally recognized as one of the grand masters of contemporary ballet. The great clarity in structure and refined simplicity of his choreography have earned him the nickname the ‘Mondrian of dance’. His body of work features more than one hundred and fifty ballets and he has won a number of awards including the Sonia Gaskell Prize, the prestigious German Tanzpreis, the Bob Angelo Medallion, and the highly prestigious Erasmus Prize for his outstanding achievements in Dutch dance.

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