The Year in SMU Meadows Photos (2015)

One of SMU Theatre's main stage productions: The Sparrow, Theatre’s main stage show (directed by alum Molly Beach Murphy, B.F.A. Theatre ’09) by Kim Leeson One of SMU Theatre’s main stage productions: The Sparrow (directed by alum Molly Beach Murphy, B.F.A. Theatre ’09) by Kim Leeson

From A-to-SYZYGY, it’s been nothing less than a busy year at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts.

As we continue on to the next academic year and reflect on the inspiring events of 2015—which includes SMU Dance performing in New York’s prestigious Jose Limon festival, ground-breaking creative coding, a visit from the iconic actress Isabella Rossellini, the single largest gift to Meadows in our history, Meadows at the Meyerson and much, much more—we present a look at photos we love from the year at SMU Meadows School […]

Watch This: Two Teasers for Meadows Prize Winner Complex Movement’s “Beware the Dandelions”

The 400-square-foot polyhedron pod structure designed in collaboration with Detroit-based architect Aaron Jones to create an immersive visual and sound experience (photo by Kim Leeson) The 400-square-foot polyhedron pod structure designed in collaboration with Detroit-based architect Aaron Jones to create an immersive visual and sound experience (photo by Kim Leeson)

2015 Meadows Prize winner Complex Movements brings its multimedia performance art pod to the Tower Building in Fair Park for a month-long engagement. Part musical performance, part visual art installation and part community organizing tool, Beware of the Dandelions tells a sci-fi story of building a movement from the grassroots up and is performed for groups of 35 people at a time inside the pod, a 400-square-foot polyhedron that serves as an immersive performance art space (See below for the performance schedule).

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2015-11-15T13:03:02+00:00 November 15, 2015|Ignite Arts Dallas|

Watch: The Incredible Sci-Fi Story “Beware the Dandelions” from Meadows Prize Winner Complex Movements

Complex Movements (Photo by Kim Leeson) Complex Movements (Photo by Kim Leeson)

This winter, 2015 Meadows Prize winner Complex Movements brings its multimedia performance art pod to the Tower Building in Fair Park for a month-long engagement.

Part musical performance, part visual art installation and part community organizing tool, Beware of the Dandelions tells a sci-fi story of building a movement from the grassroots up and is performed for groups of 35 people at a time inside the pod, a 400-square-foot polyhedron that serves as an immersive performance art space. Before the live show, here’s a look at the Movements’ incredible and moving past performance. […]

2015-11-04T12:23:29+00:00 September 3, 2015|Ignite Arts Dallas|

Meadows Prize Winner Introduces a Movement Through Performance

 

Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson) Scene from the Jawole Zollar Dance Workshop in the Taubman Atrium (Photo by Kim Leeson)

In 2014, the Meadows School of the Arts announced the recipient of its fifth annual Meadows Prize arts residency – choreographer Jawole (pronounced JAH-woe-lay) Willa Jo Zollar, the founder and artistic director of New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women (UBW). In February of 2015, Zollar brought her dance group to Meadows for an introduction. In one FACE (First Year-Arts Community Experience) class, The Urban Bush Women performed an interpretive introduction that is simply riveting.  […]

2015-09-03T12:33:14+00:00 February 3, 2015|Ignite Arts Dallas|
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