Presentation | March 21 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Kathryn Roszak offers a dancers insights into Get Dancin, a selection of artworks portraying dance in its many aspects. She will focus on images of dancers whom she especially admires, including Barbara Morgans iconic photograph of the legendary Martha Graham and Abraham Walkowiczs delightfully whimsical watercolor of Isadora Duncan.
Roszak is a curator, choreographer, and producer recognized for her company Danse Lumières work combining literature and the arts. She has collaborated on performances with Maxine Hong Kingston and is currently producing a film inspired by the poetry of Tomas Tranströmer. Her dance and theater productions have been presented by Cal Performances at UC Berkeley; the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and the 92nd Street Y and La MaMa Theatre in New York. She has choreographed and taught for the San Francisco Opera Center and the American Conservatory Theatre, and led courses on dance, opera, film, and theater for UC Berkeleys Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, where she will teach the class The Great Choreographers this spring.