Maenads & Muses: A Celebration of Isadora Duncan Dances & the Greek Ideal

We are happy to share news of a historic event in dance in Washington, DC: a performance of Isadora Duncan dances at the Center for Hellenic Studies!


Saturday, April 16

Outdoor Dance Performances 3-5pm
Dances of Nature, Love & Friendship by Isadora Duncan
featuring the Duncan Dance Project & local guest dancers

Panel Discussion 5:30-6:30pm
“Ancient, Modern, Now: An Exploration of Dance & the Greek Aesthetic”
with members of the Duncan Dance Project and Center for Hellenic Studies scholars

Courtyard Performance 7-7:30pm
“Maenads & Muses” with the Duncan Dance Project and local guest dancers

Reception & Talkback 7:30-9pm
Sponsored by the Center for Hellenic Studies

Rain or shine. Attend any or all portions of the day’s events. Please RSVP for the panel discussion and reception. Dance performances appropriate for children and families.
This festival of dance and the Greek ideal is free and open to the public at the Center for Hellenic Studies on Saturday, April 16 with dancing by the Duncan Dance Project (Meg Brooker, Valerie Durham, Julia Pond, Jennifer Sprowl) and local Duncan Dancers.
For directions and visitor information, visit the CHS website.
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