Start: November 19, 2022 1:30 p.m.
End: November 19, 2022 4:30 p.m.
Location: David Owsley Museum of Art

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David Owsley Museum of Art

Visit the David Owsley Museum of Art on Saturday, November 19th to enjoy talented dancers responding to and performing in the museum's Sculpture Court. Visiting Ball State from New York City, friends and collaborators Juli Brandano, Leah Fournier, and Amelia Koper Heintzelman (previously a guest teacher with the Department of Theatre and Dance) will give pop-up dance performances at 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm. Pull up a stool to watch a full performance, or stroll through the Sculpture Court to enjoy a glimpse of the performance as you explore other galleries!

This College of Fine Arts event is in collaboration with the Department of Theatre and Dance and DOMA, and is casual, open to the public, and free with no registration required.

About the performers:

Juli Brandano is a dancer and choreographer based in Brooklyn, NY. As a performer, she has collaborated as a performer with Phoebe Berlgund, Jessica Cook, Ayano Elson, Amelia Heintzelman and Cally Spooner, among others. She was a 2020 Lighthouse Works Fellow and is currently a Dance Research Fellow at NYPL's Jerome Robbins Dance Division. She assists in coordinating classes for an artist-run space in Brooklyn called Pageant and is the founder of an ongoing dance publication project, SCORED.
Leah Fournier is a dancer and dance-maker based in Brooklyn. She has performed with artists including Angie Hauser, Chris Aiken, Barbie Diewald, Juli Brandano, Sara Shelton Mann, and Nancy Stark Smith. Her own choreographic work is in collaboration with Amelia Heintzelman. They have been supported by Fresh Festival (CA), Centre Pompadour (FR), Center for Performance Research, Chez Bushwick, The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (MA), Chashama, The Floor, and University Settlement. Leah currently works for Movement Research and Contact Quarterly.
Amelia Koper Heintzelman is a dancer based in New York City. Amelia has been an Artist-in-Residence at Chashama ChaNorth, Chez Bushwick, School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, a Fellow at University Settlement, and Associate Artist studying under Deborah Hay at Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her work has been presented at Contemporary Arts Center, Essex Flowers Gallery, Lubov Gallery, and Center for Performance Research. As a performer, she has worked with Phoebe Berglund, Christine Bonansea, Juli Brandano, Jemila MacEwan, Sara Shelton Mann, and collaboratively with Leah Fournier. She teaches yoga and Comedy Pilates, as seen in the New York Times.