Forklift Danceworks: WesWorks

Free Film Screening: WesWorks [Moved to rain location]

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 7:30pm
Goldsmith Family Cinema, The Jeanine Basinger Center for Film Studies, 301 Washington Terrace, Middletown, Connecticut

FREE! Masks required.

Celebrate the movement and stories of Wesleyan University employees at the premiere screening of the film WesWorks, which documents the performance with Facilities staff that took place outdoors on Friday, October 15, 2021. The first live Center for the Arts performances open to the general public since March 2020 were directed by Forklift Danceworks of Austin, Texas. The company was founded and is led by Artistic Director Allison Orr, Distinguished Fellow in the College of the Environment, who will attend this film screening along with Forklift Danceworks Associate Artistic Director Krissie Marty and Choreographer and Programs Manager Gretchen LaMotte ’18, and Wesleyan colleagues from Custodial, Grounds, Physical Plant, and the Center for the Arts. The screening will be preceded by a short panel discussion with Facilities staff. 

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The general public is welcome to attend events at the Center for the Arts and to view exhibitions in both the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery and the College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center. All patrons must adhere to and follow the University COVID-19 safety guidelines. Wesleyan requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated including booster shots. All visitors will need to provide proof of having been fully vaccinated. All patrons are required to wears masks while visiting indoor Center for the Arts exhibitions and during the entirety of any performance. By purchasing a ticket or making a reservation, patrons confirm that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will be able to provide proof of vaccination at the event. Due to current CDC age limits on vaccinations, individuals under the age of five will not be permitted at indoor events or in the galleries.

Photo by Jonica Moore.