Bintou Dembélé’s Les Indes Galantes

WhenApril 14, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Contact InformationRomance Languages and Literatures Department
DescriptionBintou Dembélé created the choreography of a landmark production of Rameau’s opera-ballet Les Indes Galantes (1735)—a ballet saturated with unbridled French Baroque colonial fantasies—which shook the Opéra Bastille in 2019. As a speaker featured on the “Black Baroque” focus series, Dembélé will comment on the significance of the Bastille production of Les Indes Galantes as well as her work dismantling oppressive structures as a Queer Black artist in the world of opera. Registration is required for this event.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Dance, Meetings, Theater, Arts
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