Melanie George

Educator, Choreographer, Dramaturg, Scholar

MBDance Premieres (re)Source at BAAD
Sep
25
to Sep 28

MBDance Premieres (re)Source at BAAD

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Co-Commissioned by The Chocolate Factory and BAAD!, (re)Source is an evening-length live danced and spoken artwork performed inside an audience-co-created installation created and performed by Maria Bauman-Morales. Performances will take place at BAAD! Melanie is the dramaturg for this new work by Bauman-Morales.

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David Neumann + Marcella Murray: Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed
Jan
16
to Jan 26

David Neumann + Marcella Murray: Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed

In Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed, co-creators David Neumann and Marcella Murray create a staged conversation of intimate scale on the set of a TV talk show where they explore and unpack their several-years-long ongoing dialogue about race alongside astronomical questions of scale and time. Co-Commissioned and Co-presented by The Chocolate Factory and Abrons Arts Center, performances will take place at Abrons Arts Center. Melanie is the dramaturg for this work.

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Helen Simoneau Danse: Darling
Mar
6
to Mar 7

Helen Simoneau Danse: Darling

Helen Simoneau Danse premieres the evening length version of Darling at the Hanesbrands Theatre. Melanie is the dramaturg for this new work by Simoneau, and will give a pre-show talk and moderate a post-show discussion as part of this premiere event.

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Sorry I Missed Your Show: Adrienne Truscott, Problem Work or “Failure” as a Feminist Act
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Sorry I Missed Your Show: Adrienne Truscott, Problem Work or “Failure” as a Feminist Act

Melanie and David Hamilton Thomson join Adrienne Truscott for Gibney’s Sorry I Missed Your Show, a screening and discussion series that highlights dance works from the recent past to explore their relationship to the dance canon and contemporary practice. The panel will talk about excerpts from a show that has caused Adrienne nothing but trouble—from the humorously banal to the deeply consequential, both personally and professionally. This event is free and open to the public.

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Preview Screening of Transmission: Roots to Branches at Jacob's Pillow
Aug
25
4:30 PM16:30

Preview Screening of Transmission: Roots to Branches at Jacob's Pillow

A sneak preview of a documentary film exploring the art form of jazz dance, paying homage to its lineage, celebrating its many re-interpretations, and using a fast-moving kaleidoscope of movement and music to inspire dancers of tomorrow. Featuring an all-star cast of jazz dance legends, this screening will be introduced by one of the film’s collaborators, Melanie George. This event is part of Jacob’s Pillow’s Sunday Film Series

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Work In Progress Showing, David Neumann and Marcella Murray
Jan
6
2:00 PM14:00

Work In Progress Showing, David Neumann and Marcella Murray

David Neumann / Advanced Beginner Group will present 2 work-in-progress showings of Distances Smaller Than This Are Not Confirmed, co-created by Marcella Murray and David Neumann (dramaturgy, Melanie George), at Gibney, Studio Y downtown, 280 Broadway (enter at 53A Chambers St.).

RSVP to boofroebelprojects [at] gmail [dot] com

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