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Professor Susan Jones

DANSOX Virtual Summer School


Following the success of the inaugural DANSOX Summer School in 2019, we are planning a second Virtual Summer School.

The events will be available to view on the DANSOX playlist of the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building's YouTube channel from 16 July 2020. The line up for our DANSOX Virtual Summer School 2020 is as follows:

Celebrating the work of Paul Taylor (1930-2018), distinguished American dancer and choreographer

Guest lecture: Alastair Macaulay (international dance critic and writer) on Taylor's life and work
Guest lecture: Parisa Kobdeh (Taylor dancer) on her experiences, practice and technique.

New Scholarship on Dance: text and practice

Marcus Bell (DPhil student, Oxford) on Pina Bausch and tragedy
Joseph Kay (composer) on musical notation and dance notation
 Susie Crow (choreographer and writer): aspects of ballet class
Gabriela Minden (DPhil student, Oxford): The Dance of Death: Rupert Doone, W.H. Auden and ghosts of the Ballets Russes and Kurt Jooss
Megan Smith (2020 English Finalist, Oxford): literary criticism meets fiction and performance in John Haskell's The Complete Ballet: A Fictional Essay in Five Acts (2017)
Anna Chamberlain (2020 Art History Finalist, Oxford): Hilde Holge, German Expressionist dance and photography

Send in your questions

Send your questions by email to our Development Office with DANSOX in the subject line. Please include the lecturer's name and your question in the body of the email.

Join the DANSOX webinar discussion on 24 July at 4pm.