Friday, September 20, 2013

Sept. 23: Reflections of Our Lives Through Dance

BENNINGTON, VERMONT -- A screening by Susan Slotnick of her documentary, "Reflections of Our Lives Through Dance," about her prison dance program. A discussion will follow. Slotnick, a two-time CNN Heroes nominee and once named Huffington Post’s Greatest Woman of the Day in honor of Woman’s History Month, has taught modern dance to incarcerated men and boys for 13 years, under the auspices of Rehabilitation Through The Arts. Slotnick has also taught modern dance to the homeless, people living with AIDS, and breast cancer survivors. The screening will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Bennington College’s VAPA Kinoteca.

This notice was originally published in the Bennington Banner: 

See also this 2011 article on Slotnick's work in The Huffington Post:

Teaching the Power of Dance Behind Bars 

1 comment:

Breaking Mad said...

You do need to bring someone to dance your heart out. As you rotate to learn how to dance with different partners to strengthen knowledge of technique. Some people only prefer partner dance.
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