Beautiful Body: Women, Dance, & Self-Expression

March 7, 2011

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Members of Chicago dance company Piel Morena

In celebration of International Women’s Day, renowned arts writer and dance critic Lucia Mauro hosts a discussion with Julie Nakagawa, artistic director and cofounder of Dance Works Chicago and former Hubbard Street 2 director. Following the discussion is a performance by Piel Morena, a Chicago dance company of four women established in 2009 to present quality works with a Latino background. They pay tribute to women with beautiful, energetic performances like Belo Corpo, choreography that explores the power and vitality of women.


Recorded Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Instituto Cervantes Auditorium.