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FIRST FRIDAY LECTURE: "Performer's Performer: Present, Presence & Future" with Aleta Hayes
FRI APR 21 at 12-1PM | ROBLE GYM LOUNGE | FREE & OPEN TO FACULTY, STAFF, AND STUDENTS ONLY
Please join us for this month's First Friday! Dance Lecturer Aleta Hayes will present on her work addressing the intersection of dance and architecture in site-specific choreography.
About Aleta Hayes. Aleta Hayes is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, performer, and teacher. Before her appointment at Stanford, Hayes taught for eight years at Princeton University in the Program in Theater and Dance and the Program in African American Studies, as well as at Wesleyan University, Swarthmore College, and Rutgers University. She also lived and worked in NYC for fifteen years, choreographing solo and group dance works, including Hatsheput at St. Mark's Church, Tarantantara at Jacob's Pillow, and La Chanteuse Nubienne at Judson Church. In 2004, Hayes returned to Stanford, where she founded and still leads the Chocolate Heads Movement Band. Hayes holds an M.F.A. in Dance and Choreography from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and a B.A., with Departmental Honors, in Drama, Dance and the Visual Arts from Stanford University (1991).