Karole Armitage | Punk Ballerina

Monday, October 26, 2015

Karole Armitage | Punk Ballerina || Radcliffe Institute

Karole Armitage RI '16 views ballet as a science of motion—and a brilliant science, at that. Ballet “gives you tools to use your body, to control your body, to have freedom to do what you want.” Armitage has earned her liberation in dance through her philosophies and her infusion of punk rawness, crowning her the punk ballerina. She is the Mildred Londa Weisman fellow at the Radcliffe Institute in 2015-2016.

From her lecture, “Naked Body Language; Dance is Time and Gesture is Meaningless