• When: March 3, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Where: Lincoln Hall Room 75, 1620 SW Park Avenue
  • Details:

    FREE and open to the public

    Keith Hennessy is a performer, choreographer, teacher and activist. Born in Sudbury Canada, he lives in San Francisco and tours internationally. His interdisciplinary research engages improvisation, ritual and public action as tools for investigating political realities. Hennessy directs CIRCO ZERO, and was a member of the collaborative performance companies: Contraband (with Sara Shelton Mann), CORE, and Cahin-caha, cirque bâtard. Awards include the USA Kjenner Fellowship (2012), a NY Bessie (2009), two Isadora Duncan Awards (2009), and a Goldie (2007).

    Current projects include Turbulence (a dance about the economy), future friend/ships a duet with Jassem Hindi responding to the war etc in Syria, Bear/Skin a solo folk dance, and Sara (the smuggler) a solo for Sara Shelton Mann. Recent teaching includes Ponderosa (Germany), Impulstanz (Vienna), AEx-Corps (Dakar), UBC (Kelowna), HZT (Berlin), Sandberg Institute

    FREE and open to the public

    Keith Hennessy’s Vimeo Page
    Bear/Skin: Performance by Hennessy March 4th and 5th at PICA




    PSU MFA STUDIO VISITING ARTIST LECTURE SERIES is sponsored in part by Blick-Utrecht Art Materials, MFA Happy Hour, the PSU School of Music, and the PSU School of Art + Design. The series brings together artists, curators, and critics from a variety of disciplines to explore the subjects of their own work before a live audience and to engage closely with PSU’s MFA Studio Practice students.