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Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents

Informal Dance Showing: Sidra Bell

10/6/17, 4:30 PM

About this event

Sidra Bell is currently a Master Lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, an Adjunct Professor at Ball State University in Indiana, was artist in residence at Harvard University, and was an Adjunct Professor at Barnard College in New York City. She has a BA in History from Yale University and an MFA in Choreography from Purchase College Conservatory of Dance.
Bell has won several awards, notably a 1st Prize for Choreography at the Solo Tanz Theater Festival in Stuttgart, Germany in 2011 for Grief Point. Her work has been seen throughout the United States and in Denmark, France, Austria, Bulgaria, Turkey, Slovenia, Sweden, Germany, China, Canada, Aruba, Korea, Brazil, and Greece. 

Bell has received many commissions from institutions and companies internationally and created over 100 new works notably for BODYTRAFFIC, Ailey II, The Juilliard School, Harvard University, Boston Conservatory, River North Dance Chicago, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Sacramento Ballet, Ballet Austin, Alonzo King's LINES Ballet School, LEVYdance, Robert Moses' KIN, METdance, Visceral Dance Chicago, Springboard Danse Montréal, Uppercut Dansteater (Denmark), and Motto Dans Kolectif (Turkey) to name a few.

About Informal Dance Showings: These showings offer a glimpse of dance works in rehearsal, which will be formally presented at University Dance Theatre, December 7-10 in the Rarig Center. Student casts will show choreographic works as newly rehearsed in the studio with the resident artists. Informal Studio Showings are free and open to the public with limited, first-come seating in Studio 100 of the Barker Center for Dance.

This event is supported in part by the Sage Cowles Land Grant Chair Visiting Artist and Scholar Program in Dance at the University of Minnesota.
Event Location
  • Barbara Barker Center for Dance - Studio 100
  • 500 21st Avenue S
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA