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Anat Shinar is the Dance Specialist Intern in Performing Arts at the Walker Art Center. She is currently working towards her Master's degree in Arts and Cultural Leadership at the University of Minnesota. Anat holds a BFA in Dance and BA in Art from the University of Minnesota. Her performance and research focus on the performance of race, gender, and religion and as an undergraduate student, she received two Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program grants for her research on the performance and representation of genocide. As a dancer, she has performed the works of Carl Flink, apprenticing with and performing with Flink's Black Label Movement, Shapiro and Smith, Zoe Sealy, Hannah Stillwell, Kats Fukasawa, Christopher LaPlante, Joanie Mix, Lindsay Bullock, Carrie Lande, and many, many more. Anat has been privileged to perform the work of Trisha Brown, in the Walker Art Center's installation of PLANES. Her choreography has been performed around the Twin Cities, at many locations, including Patrick's Cabaret, The Ritz Theater, Bryant-Lake Bowl, and more, as well as nationally.

Choreographers’ Evening: 40 Years and Counting

Thanksgiving weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the Walker’s celebrated program Choreographers’ Evening. To mark this milestone, curators Aparna Ramaswamy and Patrick Scully put together an evening that spanned the decades. Choreographers remounted previous works and debuted new works that reflected on the past. Their vision brought together a diverse mix of various genres, music, […]

Thanksgiving weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the Walker’s celebrated program Choreographers’ Evening. To mark this milestone, curators Aparna Ramaswamy and Patrick Scully put together an evening that spanned the decades. Choreographers remounted previous works and debuted new works that reflected on the past. Their vision brought together a diverse mix of various genres, music, and inspirations that highlighted the richness within the Twin Cities dance community.

Ranee Ramaswamy of Ragamala Music and Dance Theater with co-curator Patrick Scully

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