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PERFORMANCE AND SPIRITUAL MOVEMENTS

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Start:
Dec 8, 2005
End:
Dec 8, 2005
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Segal Theater
Category:
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International Institute for the Study of Performance and Spiritual Movements

This event inaugurates the opening of the International Institute for the Study of Performance and Spiritual Movements (PSM). Founded by CUNY Graduate Center Ph.D. theatre student, Edmund B. Lingan, PSM documents the performance traditions of alternative or spiritual movements worldwide. The event will introduce the work of performance artist José Alvarez, channeler of “Carlos,” whose visual art work was featured at the 2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The evening will present demonstrations of performance techniques associated with the Anthroposophical Society and others; the launch of an online journal and exhibition containing first-seen turn-of-the-century photographs of the performances of Katherine Tingley, leader of the Universal Brotherhood and Theosophical Society. With moderator Daniel Gerould, Lucille Lortel Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center and Executive Director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center.

Sponsored by Doctoral Students’ Council

6:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8, 2005, Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

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