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Meg Stuart: A Refracted Portrait

One of the world’s most influential and acclaimed contemporary choreographers (recipient of the Venice Biennale Golden Lion for Dance Lifetime Achievement 2018)—and one who continually innovates new presentation contexts and movement languages in collaboration with artists from diverse disciplines—Meg Stuart returns to the Walker for the first time since 2006 for a rare US appearance. This multiplatform engagement and 15-day residency includes the American-born, Berlin-based artist’s Celestial Sorrow in the Walker galleries, along with a stunning retrospective showcasing a spectrum of works built on her own body over three decades.

See both performances in the series and receive a $10 discount.

Meg Stuart: A Refracted Portrait, including the Walker co-commission Celestial Sorrow, is supported with funds provided by the Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19, initiated by the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI); and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Additional support provided by Producers’ Council members Leni and David Moore, Jr./The David & Leni Moore Family Foundation and the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund.





Celestial Sorrow and An evening of solos and duets are productions of Damaged Goods (Brussels). Coproduction support for Celestial Sorrow provided by EUROPALIA INDONESIA, Goethe-Institut Indonesien, HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Kaaitheater (Brussels), Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt am Main), PACT Zollverein (Essen), and Tanzquartier Wien (Vienna).