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Dance Beyond Borders: a seminar to follow the performance at Trinity Laban

Next Wednesday the dance company from the Korea National University of the Arts are performing a triple bill at the Trinity Laban Theatre.

Global Korean Wave Symposium: Dance Beyond Borders

The performance will be followed by a symposium, Dance Beyond Borders, hosted by KCCUK and chaired by Mirella Bartrip, Director of Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

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A symposium to provide a platform for scholars, practitioners and industry professionals to engage in new discourse around current cultural trends and landscape in contemporary dance and choreography as well as to enhance the cultural exchange in the contemporary dance sector between Korea and the UK by the development of collaborative projects between the two countries.

The symposium will consist of a presentation followed by a discussion and short Q&A session.

Date/Time: Wed 28 Jan 2015, 9:10pm – 10:00pm (after the 7:30pm dance performance)
Venue: Laban Theatre (Laban Building, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ)

Mirella Bartrip, Director of Dance, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Mi-sook Jeon, Director, Contemporary, School of Dance, Korean National University of Arts
Chang-ho Shin, Professor, Contemporary, School of Dance, Korean National University of Arts
Seon-suk Han, Professor, Dance and Arts School, SangMyung University
Sun-myung Oh, Producer, Dance Programming, Seoul Performance Arts Festival

Mirella Bartrip

M BartripDirector of Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Mirella performed as a classical dancer in the 1970s and has taught classical ballet for professional dancers and students over many years at different institutions. Her teaching at Trinity Laban has included classical ballet, education studies and supervision of dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is an external examiner for other dance programmes in higher education and has worked closely with others in the sector to further the development of contemporary dance as a subject of study at degree level.

Qualifications / Educational Background
Mirella trained as a dancer at Arts Educational School and undertook her teacher training at London College of Dance and Drama. She has a Masters degree in Dance Studies, for which her specialist study was “American Modern Dance: the Significance of Merce Cunningham”.

Mi-sook Jeon, Contemporary Dance

MS JeonB.A., Ewha Womans University, School of Dance
M.A., Ewha Womans University, School of Dance
London Contemporary Dance School, Contemporary / Choreography
Board member of Dance Association of Korea
Choreographed at the Festival International Cervantino (Mexico),
Asia Contemporary Dance Festival (Japan), Jacob’s Dance Festival (USA), White Bird Dance Festival (USA), etc.
Listed as a choreographer on The International Dictionary of Modern Dance
Award; the Critic prize of the Korean Dance Critics Society

Chang-ho Shin, Contemporary Dance

CH ShinB.A., Korea National University of Arts, School of Dance
M.A., Korea National University of Arts, School of Dance
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance (Diploma)
Guest choreographer at Theater Verband Tirol in Innsbruck, Austria (2012~2014)
Dancer at Theater St. Gallen in Switzerland (2005~2006)
Choreographed at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Biennale Danza Venezia, Suzzane Dellal Festival, 2010 Kore-A Moves Europe Tour, Festival Antigel, White Bird Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, Fall For Dance 2012

Entry to the symposium is free to all
The Laban Theatre Bar will be open for drinks between the performance and the symposium

RSVP to KCCUK at 0207 004 2600 or [email protected]

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