Lee Serle | Nov 18 at 8pm
Australian choreographer Lee Serle presents a hands-on theater and sculpture work-in-progress that explores consumerism and individualism at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. In collaboration with Colombian visual artist Mateo López and Lebanese theater director Maya Zbib, this exploration exemplifies Serle’s dedication to creating work in varied context and forms. As Protégé in Dance for the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, Serle’s work is greatly influenced by his mentorship with Trisha Brown, one of the seminal and most inventive American choreographers of the 21st century.
“We're excited to support Lee Serle in what promises to be a powerful meeting of artistic minds,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
With special thanks to the Rolex Institute. This program is supported in part by the Irene Hunter Fund for Dance.
Lee Serle is a choreographer, director, and performer dedicated to creating work in varied contexts and forms, including dances for the stage, site-specific, interactive and participatory performance, and intimate solo dances. His works have been presented in Australia, New York, Lyon, and Beirut, and he has been commissioned to create new works for the Lyon Opera Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, Lucy Guerin Inc., Dancenorth, and the Victorian College of the Arts. An inaugural recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Australia Fellowship in 2012-14, Serle has collaborated and performed in works by Chunky Move (Gideon Obarzanek), Lucy Guerin Inc., Trisha Brown Dance Company, Antony Hamilton, Shelley Lasica, Stephanie Lake and Byron Perry, touring extensively worldwide. Serle has also choreographed and movement directed for music videos, television, and fashion campaigns, most notably Kanye West’s Wolves music video and the Balmain Fall/Winter fashion campaign 2016, Vera Wang, BONDS, and Sci-Fi series Hunters.
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