Title

Twyla Tharp’s: The Catherine Wheel

Date

5-30-2013 9:45 AM

Location

Maple Hall (MH)

Department

Dance

Session Chair

Sharon Oberst

Session Title

Academic Excellence in Dance

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Sharon Oberst

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

This paper will discuss the metaphors and creative movement created by choreographer Twyla Tharp in her piece, “The Catherine Wheel”. Tharp uses intense metaphors in props, as well as choreography, to explain societal dilemmas, that can still be relatable to our society today.

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May 30th, 9:45 AM

Twyla Tharp’s: The Catherine Wheel

Maple Hall (MH)

This paper will discuss the metaphors and creative movement created by choreographer Twyla Tharp in her piece, “The Catherine Wheel”. Tharp uses intense metaphors in props, as well as choreography, to explain societal dilemmas, that can still be relatable to our society today.