Ancient Dance in Modern Dancers Colloquium

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ADMD Colloquium II

The theme of this year’s colloquium is Communicating Nonverbal Emotion. Confirmed speakers include Susan Jones (Oxford), Anne Weddigen (École Normale Supérieure), and Audrey Gouy (Ca’ Foscari). We also invite your participation in a round-table discussion on the future of the network.


1330 – 1400 Registration and welcome

(Lady Brodie Room, St Hilda’s College)

Panel 1

1400 – 1430 Audrey Gouy (Ca’ Foscari): ‘Understanding Etruscan Dance: from visual conventions to three-dimensional restorations’

1430 – 1500 Anne Weddigen (École Normale Supérieure): ‘Music in Pantomime: synthesis and perspectives’

1500 – 1530 Coffee

Panel 2

1530 – 1600 Susan Jones (Oxford) 'From Ausdruckstanz to Samuel Beckett: affective and non-affective action’

1600 – 1630 Sophie Bocksberger, Caroline Potter & Helen Slaney (Oxford): ‘ADMD activities in 2014’

1630 – 1700 Discussion


1700 – 1730 Transfer to Corpus Christi Auditorium


1730 – 1830 Avid for Ovid performance: ‘Morphing in Progress’

1830 – 1900 Q&A with A4O

Further information about the Avid for Ovid performance

A4O present “Morphing in Progress”

Al Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

A performance of new work under development by Avid for Ovid (Susie Crow, Ségolène Tarte, Marie-Louise Crawley & Malcolm Atkins). The showing will be followed by a Q&A with A4O about their creative process.

For more details or to register, please contact or sign up via Facebook: The event is free of charge but we would like to keep track of numbers for catering purposes. If you’re unable to join us for the whole event, you are welcome to attend either the talks or performance separately.