Acclaimed Dancers McKerrow, Gardner in Residence Jan. 17-27 to Set ‘Continuo’

| January 16, 2014
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Acclaimed ballet dancers Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner will be restaging Antony Tudor’s Continuo for the Webster University Dance Ensemble Jan. 17-27.

Webster University’s Department of Dance kicks-off the Spring semester in 2014 with acclaimed dancers Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner in residence Jan. 17-27, to set Antony Tudor’s Continuo for the Webster University Dance Ensemble. The event, sponsored by the Antony Tudor Trust and Sally Bliss, gives dance majors the opportunity to learn and perform a world-renown work of choreography.

During the residency, McKerrow will be teaching a master class on Jan. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center’s large dance studio, room 205. Additionally, the Webster University Speaker’s Committee is sponsoring a lecture by McKerrow the same day from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center dance lounge, room 200, which is open to the public.

For more information about McKerrow and Gardner’s residency, visit the Department of Dance news page.

About Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner

McKerrow and Gardner have enjoyed fruitful careers in dance around the world. Before their work together with the Antony Tudor Trust, they have individually acquired credits that include working with renowned artists and choreographers such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Antony Tudor, George Balanchine, Agnes DeMille, Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and Martha Graham. Among other awards, McKerrow has the honor of being the first American to receive a gold medal at the International Ballet Competition in Moscow in 1981.

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