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Mon, May 13, 7pm: Dancing on Top of Dyslexia with Vermont choreographer Lida Winfield

Join us for the last in our 2013 series of Conversations in Creative Practice.

Lida Winfield is a choreographer dedicated to using the performing arts as a tool to move herself and others forward developmentally, socially and spiritually. She strives to make the performing arts accessible and tangible for all individuals, communities and populations. She has more than twelve years experience teaching dance, theater and storytelling to diverse populations including youth at risk, refugees, homeless families, adults with disabilities, college students, professional performers and rural and urban youth. She studied improvisation abroad at The School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She has toured internationally, merging storytelling, dance and visual art to create captivating and poignant performances that invariably cause audiences to laugh and cry, sometimes simultaneously.

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Conversations are made possible through major funding support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.