By Brittany Shrimpton | MN Original Producer
Fulfilling a lifelong dream, Karen L. Charles quit her day job as a mathematician and arts administrator to start a dance company, Threads Dance Project, in 2011. Charles often uses mathematical and scientific theories as inspiration in her work, as evidenced in her work Uncertain Realities. Her company was honored to co-host and present work by the 2017 McKnight International Choreographer, Salia Sanou of Burkina Faso and France in the fall of 2017. This honor gave the company and Charles an opportunity to expand their horizons and connect through the powerful medium of movement.
Mary Ellen Childs
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
Mcknight Artist Fellowships for Dancers and Choreographers
Lundstrum Performing Arts
Jack Davis, Camera
Slade Kemmet, Camera
Brennan Vance, Editor
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