Title

Saudade

Alternative Title

Evolving selves : movement as the consideration of embodied difference

Publication Date

2014

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

MFA

Department

Dance

Keywords

Dance, Choreography, Muscular sense, Nonverbal communication, Multiculturalism in the theater, Cultural pluralism, Art-Political aspects, Dance composition, Kinesthesia, Cross-cultural exchange, Diversity, Art politics

Abstract


saw.da.de (Portuguese) melancholy. deep and abiding longing. The object of longing may never return, or may not yet exist. A summoning.

Choreography: Safi Harriott in collaboration with the cast

Lighting Design: Daniel D. Rist

Costume Design and Execution: Emily Justice Dunn and Nancy Horn

Music: Raven's Lament, Disorder, and In Memoriam by the Haxan Cloak. Elevation by Hildur Gudnadóttir

Dancers: Emma Malbon, Joy Davis, Eliza Larson, Christina Maerlender, and Danielle Tekut

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

Rights

©2014 Safi Simone Harriott 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.

Language

English

Comments

This thesis is a video of choreography and performance. It is part of the MFA Thesis Dance Concert “The most together we've ever been.”

Accompanying the performance thesis is a written thesis by author:

Evolving selves [PDF]

A2014-02-06-MFA Program.pdf (555 kB)
Program for MFA Thesis Dance Concert “The most together we've ever been"

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