Velocity partnered with On the Boards in a celebration of master American choroeographer Tere O’Connor, hosting performances of his seminal works BLEED, poem, Secret Mary, and Sister. As part of this educational/community partnership, Velocity and OtB hosted Irreconcilability, a series of activities focused on O’Connor’s influential views on dance and contemporary culture. Irreconcilability was curated by Velocity Artistic Director Tonya Lockyer with Tere O’Connor. Irreconcilability culminated in a Community Forum with O’Connor, hosted at Velocity. View below the footage of the engaging and enlightening talk that resulted.

Find more information about Irreconcilability and Velocity’s guest artist series on Velocity’s website:

Open For(u)m: Irreconcilability

Elsewhere on Stance:

Guest Curator’s Note

Claudia LaRocco Presents: Interview with Tere O’Connor

Tere O’Connor’s Dance Investigations

Requim Ascending

Artist’s Notes

Unviable Structures

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