Free Public Lecture by Professor Roger Copeland of Oberlin College, US
Thursday August 1st 2013, 6.30p Drama Theatre, Performing Arts Centre (building 68) Monash University Clayton.
As Melbourne prepares to host ’Einstein on the Beach’, Professor Roger Copeland provides an introduction to and discussion of this seminal work and the extraordinary collaboration of Robert Wilson and Philip Glass .
Roger Copeland is Professor of Theater and Dance at Oberlin College, and is a leading world authority on the Wilson/Glass collaboration. His publications include What Is Dance? and Merce Cunningham: The Modernizing of Modern Dance. He has published over two hundred essays about theater, dance, and film in a wide range of publications including The New York Times, Dance Theatre Journal, and Film Comment.