5:30pm: View Tradition and the Avant-Garde: Highlights of Ballets Russes Design
6pm: Cash bar opens
7pm: Performance and film screening followed by Q&A with Marta Renzi and Aileen Passloff
Acclaimed choreographer, dancer, director, actor, and teacher Aileen Passloff is joined by award-winning filmmaker and choreographer Marta Renzi for an evening that celebrates dance. A Ballets Russes-inspired dance performed by Charlotte Hendrickson and choreographed by Passloff is followed by a screening of Renzi’s film Her Magnum Opus (which stars Passloff), after which Renzi and Passloff have an onstage discussion. $15; $10 members and students w/ID.
Her Magnum Opus | Enacted almost entirely through movement and music, the film tells of a group of friends who gather at a cottage by the lake to pay homage to their mentor. 2017. US. 62 min. Not Rated. Directed by Marta Renzi. Starring Aileen Passloff, Arthur Aviles, and Aislinn MacMaster.