The McKnight International Artist program invites one international choreographer each year to spend time in residence in Minnesota, collaborating with Minnesota dance artists and showcasing new work. International Artist residencies are offered by invitation only.
We are pleased to announce the 2014 McKnight International Artist and a 2014 partnership with Zenon Dance. Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado has been selected as the 2014 McKnight International Artist, a program which provides a Minnesota residency for one international choreographer each year to work with Twin Cities dance artists to develop and showcase new work. This year the McKnight Fellowship program partners with Zenon Dance, who will cohost the residency.
Delgado will be in residence in Minneapolis for two weeks in August to create a new work for Zenon. He will return for a one week residency in November for final rehearsals. Zenon Dance will premiere Delgado's new work at the Cowles Center, November 21-30, 2014. During each residency period, he will teach classes in Cuban dance at the Zenon Dance School and will participate in a variety of dance community events.
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