Princeton University’s International Dance Platform: Contemporary Dance in Turkey, Poland and Canada — running Saturday, February 27, to Tuesday, March 1 — involves seven dancers and choreographers conducting classes, offering informal presentations, and participating in a panel. The event is hosted by dance program faculty member and choreographer Rebecca Lazier, who will conduct an open rehearsal of her new work, “There Might Be Others.”
The schedule of classes — free and open for observation — runs as follows: Saturday, February 27, noon to 2 p.m., Turkish dancer Tan Temel conducts Sufi whirling, and from 2:15 to 4 p.m., Canadian dancer Sara Coffin leads “Contact Improvisation.” Monday, February 19, 4:30 to 6:20 p.m., Toronto-born Polish dancer Ramona Nagabczynska offers “The Art of Stealing (Badly),” and Canadian Rhonda Baker conducts “Contemporary Technique with Influences from Axis Syllabus and Gaga Technique.” Then on Tuesday, March 1, Polish performer and choreographer Jan Lorys presents “Partnering and Fighting Monkey Practice.”
The Monday, February 29, panel discussion “Politics of Artistic Production: Canada, Poland, and Turkey” runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. And the informal presentations include the Sunday, February 28, rehearsal of Lazier’s “There Might Be Others,” 5 p.m., and the Tuesday, March 1, showcase of international guest choreographers, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The observation events take place at the Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton. arts.princeton.edu/events/intl-dance-platform.
Also on Saturday, February 27, Enable presents an evening of Indian dance and a Bazaar, featuring the Satrangi School of Dance. The New Jersey-based group is known throughout the United States and Canada for its Bollywood-style dance.
Presented at the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, the bazaar portion opens at 5 p.m. with the Satrangi performance at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children ages 12 and under. Proceeds support the nonprofit Enable to provide programs and services to seniors and individuals with disabilities.
The Princeton High School Performing Arts Center is located at 151 Moore Street in Princeton. 609-987-5003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.