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Catherine Turocy, choreographer, dance historian and director at New York Baroque Dance Company in Dallas and New York, will present a lecture entitled "Ballet, Body Language and Casanova" as part of the Museum's Art in Context series. This talk is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition "Casanova: The Seduction of Europe."

This lecture will investigate attitudes toward the body at the time of Casanova through an exploration of sculptures, paintings, engravings and manuscripts basic to the study of communication. Using rarely seen footage of past performances of her company, Ms. Turocy will share excerpts from key operas and ballets that Casanova may have seen during his stay in Paris. The talk will include brief lessons in the art of declamation and the language of the fan.

Catherine Turocy, choreographer, dance historian and director at New York Baroque Dance Company in Dallas and New York, will present a lecture entitled "Ballet, Body Language and Casanova" as part of the Museum's Art in Context series. This talk is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition "Casanova: The Seduction of Europe."

This lecture will investigate attitudes toward the body at the time of Casanova through an exploration of sculptures, paintings, engravings and manuscripts basic to the study of communication. Using rarely seen footage of past performances of her company, Ms. Turocy will share excerpts from key operas and ballets that Casanova may have seen during his stay in Paris. The talk will include brief lessons in the art of declamation and the language of the fan.

Catherine Turocy, choreographer, dance historian and director at New York Baroque Dance Company in Dallas and New York, will present a lecture entitled "Ballet, Body Language and Casanova" as part of the Museum's Art in Context series. This talk is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition "Casanova: The Seduction of Europe."

This lecture will investigate attitudes toward the body at the time of Casanova through an exploration of sculptures, paintings, engravings and manuscripts basic to the study of communication. Using rarely seen footage of past performances of her company, Ms. Turocy will share excerpts from key operas and ballets that Casanova may have seen during his stay in Paris. The talk will include brief lessons in the art of declamation and the language of the fan.

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Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
http://www.kimbellart.org/

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