Lecture | October 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Brenda Way, Artistic Director, ODC/Dance
Brenda Way, ODC Founder and Artistic Director, will discuss her long term role as a leading Bay Area dance curator, focusing on "Boulders and Bones" piece as a choreographic response to the work of site-specific artist Andy Goldsworthy, presented at Cal Performances the same evening.
Brenda Way is the Founder and Artistic Director of ODC/Dance and Creator of the ODC Theater and ODC Dance Commons, community performance and training venues in San Franciscos Mission District. She has choreographed more than 85 pieces over the last 45 years, and her commissions include Unintended Consequences: A Meditation, and Western Women. She is a national spokesperson for dance, has been published widely, and has received numerous awards, including Isadora Duncan Dance Awards for both choreography and sustained achievement, and has enjoyed 40 years of support from the National Endowment for the Arts.