Balkan Rhythms: Lecture, Workshop, Performance, Exhibit

Balkan Rhythms dancers

March 26, 2023 | 12:00PM
Ida Noyes Third Floor Theater

The leader of the Chicago-based ensemble Balkan Dances (Balkanski Igri), John Kuo, who also happens to be a University of Chicago alumnus, brings the entire ensemble to campus for a workshop so that the students can participate and try to learn some of the dances. Before the workshop, John Kuo gives a one-hour lecture about Balkan music in general, and the dance rhythms in particular. At the end of the workshop, the ensemble gives a brief performance.

12pm Lecture
1pm Dance Workshop
2pm short performance
Exhibit of folk clothing during the event

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Music, Department of Anthropology, Department of Slavic Language and Literatures, and more. 

Balkan Rhythms flyer