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USP Seminar with Torry Bend, Chair of Theater Studies

December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Photo by Eric Monson

Please join us for the final USP seminar of the semester with Torry Bend, Professor of the Practice and Chair of Theater Studies at Duke.

Torry Bend is a puppet artist and scenic designer.  Her scenic design has been seen in New York at La Mama, Incubator Arts Project and Dixon Place. Additional design work includes: Animal Dance, Children’s Theater Company; Pygmalion, Southwest Shakespeare Co.; Agamemnon, Getty Villa; References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Empty Space Theatre, Seattle. Bend’s puppetry has been seen at puppet festivals across the country. The Paper Hat Game was a New York Times Critic’s Pick, received the Best Toy Theater award for 2015 at the Puppeteers of America Conference and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. She has received grants from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Henson Foundation, Jerome Foundation and the Minnesota State Arts Board.

For more on Torry Bend and her work, please visit her personal website.  Also check out the insightful piece and great photos from IndyWeek on Bend’s work.

Details

Date:
December 6, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Tori Lodewick
Phone:
919-684-5202
Website:
https://jhfc.duke.edu/usp/

Venue

John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall RM 240
2204 Erwin Road
Durham, 27708
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Phone:
919-668-1923
Website:
http://jhfc.duke.edu