Contact: Kami Duncan
SMU Meadows School of the Arts
(214) 768-2788 or
Contact: Victoria Winkelman
SMU Meadows School of the Arts
(214) 768-3785

October 12, 2001

SCHEDULE OF PUBLIC EVENTS
2001 ALGUR H. MEADOWS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS
JUDITH JAMISON

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A Conversation with Judith Jamison

Wednesday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Caruth Auditorium in SMU’s Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Blvd.
Reception follows at 9:00 p.m. in the Owen Arts Center foyer.

Meadows School of the Arts Dean Carole Brandt moderates this open forum with Judith Jamison as Jamison discusses her career, her vision for the future and the “intimate, enduring art” of dance. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions afterwards.

Admission: FREE and open to the public. To reserve tickets, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787. Limit two tickets per person.

Panel Discussion: The Preservation of Dance

Thursday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Caruth Auditorium in SMU’s Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Blvd.
Reception follows at 9:00 p.m. in the Owen Arts Center foyer.

A distinguished panel from the field of dance joins Judith Jamison in a discussion of how the personal artistry of today’s outstanding performers and choreographers can be handed down as a living tradition to succeeding generations of dancers, and the role technology assumes in the process. The event will be moderated by Shelley Berg, associate professor of dance at SMU. Panelists will include Thomas deFrantz, author, critic, choreographer and associate professor of theatre arts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ilene Fox, executive director of the Dance Notation Bureau; Richard Long, Haygood Professor in The Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts at Emory University; and Madeleine Nichols, curator of the dance collection at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Admission: FREE and open to the public. To reserve tickets, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787. Limit two tickets per person.

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