Widening the Circle: Intersections of Art, Science, and Community

FEBRUARY 21-MARCH 8, 2014

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Widening the Circle: Intersections of Art, Science and Community is a series of master classes, lecturedemonstrations, performances, and seminars presented by FirstWorks and American Dance Legacy Initiative, in collaboration with Artists and Scientists as Partners, Brown University, and Mark Morris Dance Group.

ASaP hosts a symposium on holistic, creative approaches that benefit people with Parkinson's disease and those on the Autism Spectrum. The symposium includes a panel, film screenings, and a lecture demonstration. Highlights of the symposium will be a master class, workshop, and seminar all led by David Leventhal (Brown ’95), Program Director, Dance for PD® and former Mark Morris Dance Group dancer.

Widening the Circle, presented by FirstWorks and American Dance Legacy Initiative, in collaboration with Artists and Scientists as Partners, Brown University, and Mark Morris Dance Group. Widening the Circle includes master classes, lecture demonstrations, residencies, performances, and seminars and an evening of live music and dance with the Mark Morris Dance Group. 


Click here for more information and a detailed schedule of all events.

Buraczeski Etude by dancers with Parkinson's Disease from Connecticut and Rhode Island, led by Rachel Balaban. 

Interview with Deepthiman Gowda, MD, MPH, a general internist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is the Course Director of Foundations of Clinical Medicine.