Seán Curran's Center for Ballet and the Arts Work in Progress

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

The Center for Ballet and the Arts

The Center for Ballet and the Arts

NYU Tisch Dance Chair, Seán Curran, and BFA Alumnus/Adjunct Faculty Member, Benjamin Freedman, visited The Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU to present a work in progress titled:

Liederkreis (work in progress)

Choreography: Seán Curran and Benjamin Freedman

Performers: Seán Curran and Benjamin Freedman

Music: Liederkreis Op. 39 (1840), composed by Robert Schumann

Vocalist: Darren Chase

Pianist: Mark Cogley

Text Adaptation: Meghan Dunne

Seán Curran’s (CBA ’17) career in dance and the performing arts spans 30 years and includes awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Jerome Robbins Foundation, the O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation, the New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” awards, and many others. His contemporary dance ensemble, Seán Curran Company, was founded in 1997 and has toured internationally to over 85 venues and presented New York City seasons at prestigious venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Joyce Theater, and Dance Theater Workshop. In addition to work for his own company, Curran is a sought-after choreographer and director for opera and theater and serves as the Chair of the Department of Dance at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.