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MANCC Welcomes Returning Living Legacy Artist Tere O’Connor

Published August 29, 2016
Photo Credit: ©Julieta Cervantes

Photo Credit: ©Julieta Cervantes

August 31-September 15, 2016

Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) welcomes back acclaimed choreographer Tere O’Connor August 31-September 15, 2016. He will be offering an unique chance for the campus community to hear him speak and see his work before it premieres in October in New York City. He will be in residence, developing two projects, a new trio titled Transcendental Daughter, and Undersweet, a duet that originally premiered in 2015. O’Connor was previously in Tallahassee for Opening Nights in October 2013 to perform poem, and Sister, and host a conversation with the School of Dance students about the choreographic process. O’Connor is a three-time Bessie award-winning artist, Guggenheim Fellow, and 2013 Doris Duke Artist Award recipient. He has been in residence with MANCC three times developing Baby (2005), Wrought Iron Fog (2009), and Bleed (2013).

Please join MANCC for the following events with Tere O’Connor:

Tere O’Connor: Conversation: Trends in Choreography
September 13, 2016 5:30PM
Black Box Studio, Montgomery Hall

O’Connor will explore the trends in contemporary choreography and discuss the creation of his duet, Undersweet and Transcendental Daughter, a new trio.

Tere O’Connor: Work-in-Progress Showing
September 14, 2016 10:30AM- 12:00PM
Grand Studio, Montgomery Hall.

O’Connor will share work developed during the MANCC residency, which will be performed as part of the NY Quadrille curated by Lar Lubovitch at The Joyce Theatre in NYC, October 4-9, 2016.

For additional information or to reserve your seat, please email


The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), at the FSU School of Dance, is a choreographic research and development center whose mission is to raise the value of the creative process in dance.