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Amicable collision

Publication Date


First Advisor

Rodger Blum

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts




Dance, Laban, Movement quality


Choreography: Kelly Silliman

Performers: Tomas Aponte, Charnice Charmant, Mat Elder, Liv Fauver, Dunan Herman-Parks, Mei Maeda, and Julia Rahman

Music: Cory Ellen Gatrall and Kelly Silliman

Note: This thesis is a video of choreography and performance.


©2013 Kelly Silliman Access limited to the Smith College community and other researchers while on campus. Smith College community members also may access from off-campus using a Smith College log-in. Other off-campus researchers may request a copy through Interlibrary Loan for personal use.




  • This thesis is a video of choreography and performance. It is part of the MFA Thesis Dance Concert “(Dénouement).”

  • Accompanying the performance thesis is a written thesis by author:

    The amicable collision of movement quality and meaning [PDF] ii, 53 pages : color illustration. Includes bibliographical references (page 53)

A2013-02-14-MFA Program (1).pdf (2629 kB)
Program for the MFA Thesis Dance Concert “(Dénouement)”