Designing for Dance at Wadsworth Atheneum

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This lecture at the Wadsworth looks interesting. I'm not sure if I'm going as the price is a bit steep for an hour lecture and I'm not interested in the reception afterwards. But I'm still mulling it over because the panelists are very good.


September 17, 2013 Discussion & Reception: Designing for Dance

Join us for a conversation on Designing for Dance. This discussion takes a unique look at the world of ballet costuming with a panel of renowned designers, hands-on practitioners and a presentation of costumes.


Invited panelists:

Elizabeth A. Bentley, fashion/costume designer, Asst. Professor, Rhode Island School of Design
Holly Hynes, costume designer, former Director of Costumes, New York City Ballet
Willa Kim, legendary designer for Broadway, ballet, stage and screen
Curated by Connecticut Ballet’s Artistic Director Brett Raphael.

6 pm
Designing for Dance conversation and presentation in Aetna Theater

7:30 pm
Reception in Avery Court

$35, $25 members. Purchase tickets online here, or call 860-838-4100 Wednesday – Sunday during normal business hours.

Sponsored by the Costume & Textile Society.

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Should be interesting, Holly Hynes is always so articulate.

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