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Faculty Lecture: Janice Ross, Faculty Director of ITALIC and Professor of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University, will discuss the radical modernist Russian choreographer, Leonid Yakobson, and his deployment of ballets based on images and themes from Rodin’s sculptures as a means of challenging Soviet authorities.
Ross, is the author of an important book on Yakobson published earlier this year by Yale University Press. Wendy Van Dyck, former principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program Assistant, has performed Rodin and restaged them on the San Francisco Ballet School Trainees for this event.
5:30 pm - Lecture by Janice Ross, Cantor auditorium.
6:00 pm- Performances by San Francisco Ballet Trainee, North Lawn.
6:30 pm - Q&A with Janice Ross & Wendy Van Dyck.
Till 8 pm - Museum will be open late for viewing of Rodin galleries.
Dance Performance: “Rodin, Ballet, and Danger"
Thursday, April 14, 5:30 pm
Cantor auditorium, Rodin galleries, and North Lawn
Limited capacity. RSVP required. Please check back soon for how to RSVP.