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Dancing Ireni: Addressing Youth and Violence Through Dance

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM to Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 4:00 PM

TDPS will be hosting Dancing Ireni: Addressing Youth and Violence Through Dance as part of Professor Karen Bradley's Dorothy G. Madden Professorship in Dance.


  • Panel discussion with Nancy Beadall and David Alan Harris on youth and violence on Thursday, February 12 from 5-6:30pm in the Leah Smith Recital Hall.

Moderator: Dr. Sheri Parks, Associate Dean of ARHU.

Dr. Beardall is the head of the dance-movement therapy program at Lesley University and the designer of a program, Making Connections, for youth at risk. David Alan Harris is an award-winning practitioner who worked in Sierra Leone with former child soldiers. Join these remarkable practitioners as they share effective approaches to a challenge we are all concerned about.

This forum is the second in a series funded by the Dorothy G. Madden Professorship in Dance, Karen Bradley, recipient.

  •  Free workshop on Saturday, February 14 from 10am-4pm in Dance Studio One.



Contact Karen Bradley for more details, and stay tuned for more schedule updates.