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DANCE GUEST LECTURE: The Intersection of Dance and Parkinson's Disease

This event is presented by TAPS/Dance and the San Francisco Dance Film Festival in association with Dance for PD and Mark Morris Dance Group. It is also made possible by the generous support of SAI, Stanford Continuing Studies, Stanford Live, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford Program in Bioethics and Film, Stanford Medical Humanities, Medicine & the Muse, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences.
A presentation about the unique collaboration between a world-renowned dance company and people with Parkinson’s disease as portrayed in the award-winning documentary film, Capturing Grace. The event will feature clips from the film and a discussion with David Levanthal and Dave Iverson on the power of art and the intersection between dance and health.
David Leventhal is a former principal dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, who now leads the company’s Dance for PD® program which offers classes in over 100 cities and 11 different countries.
Dave Iverson (Stanford ’71), is an independent filmmaker and broadcast journalist who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2004. He’s also contributing editor at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
This event is in conjunction with the Capturing Grace film screenings and Dance for PD masterclass. More information about these events here.

Details

When:

Friday, April 17, 2015. 01:00 PM

Where:

Pigott Theater

Sponsor:

Department of Theater & Performance Studies and the Division of Dance

Admission:

Free & Open to the Public