The Walker’s annual dance showcase celebrates a half-century of works by Minnesota choreographers, offering an exciting glimpse into a vibrant and diverse community. For the 50th anniversary of Choreographers’ Evening, guest curators Alanna Morris and Judith Howard offer a program of works that honor and recognize the rich histories, vital contributions, and power of today’s movement innovators.
Featured choreographers for this year’s program are Aloe AoLiu, Romeo Cannady, Colin Edwards and Canaan Mattson, Elizabeth Flinsch, Averie Mitchell-Brown, Alys Ayumi Ogura, Kayla Schiltgen, Kristin Van Loon and J. H. Shuǐ Xiān, and Laurie Van Wieren. Join us for a remarkable evening highlighting the strength and exuberance of Minnesota dance.
Saturday, November 26
4:00pm and 7:00pm
In-between the two performances, please join us in the Cityview Bar for a special gathering to celebrate this milestone 50th anniversary. At 6:00pm, the Walker’s Performing Arts Director and Senior Curator, Philip Bither, and Judith Brin Ingber, founder of the first Young Choreographers’ Evening in 1971, will say a few words about this historic occasion and offer a toast to our extraordinary dance community.