The Front Row

The Front Row – KDNY & CORE Performance Company

New York choreographer Kathleen Dyer [pictured] and Houston dancer-choregraphers Teresa Chapeman, Leslie Scates and Sue Schroeder talk about Navigating the Hallway, a study-in-motion of the ways modern Americans can be surrounded by other people and still be isolated and alone.

Kathleen Dyer presents a new version of her dance piece, Navigating the Hallway, which will be performed by members of her company, KDNY, in collaboration with Sue Schroeder and her group, CORE Performance Company; Leslie Scates of Rice University’s Dance Program; and Teresa Chapman and Becky Valls of the University of Houston. Ms. Dyer and three of her Houston partners spoke with Producer Bob Stevenson.

There are two performances of Navigating the Hallway: Thursday, October 14, 6:30pm at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (free) and Friday, October 15, 7:30pm at Discovery Green Park (excerpt by CORE Performance Conpany).

*Extended Interview *


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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