Questions of Practice: Choreographer Cynthia Oliver on Dancing in Museums

Questions of Practice: Cynthia Oliver, Choreographer and Dance Scholar

Cynthia Oliver, choreographer and professor of dance at the University of Illinois, Urbana. Filmed at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage on March 7, 2013.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Dancing around the Bride put real, moving bodies on a stage in the exhibition galleries. Other museums have embraced dance and performance with equal zeal. Last year, when she was a guest at the Center, we asked dance professor Cynthia Oliver, “Should we dance in museums?”

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