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2010 Dance Theater Night

The Schaffer and Stern Dance Ensemble performs

The Secret Life of Squares

as part of the Bridges Pécs 2010 conference!

Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern

What do mathematics and dance have in common? For years Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern have been showing the magical connections through highly physical, engaging choreography peppered with their unique brand of humor and entertaining audience interactions. From the stately Shadowed Flight to a vaudevillian handshake routine to Chinese legends of flight told with giant tangrams, the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble addresses symmetry, number sense, the history of ideas and, ultimately, how we think.

Interlocked Hands

Don't miss their trio show The Secret Life Of Squares (which Karl and Erik perform along with company dancer Saki) as part of the Bridges Pécs 2010 conference at the Bóbita Puppet Theatre on Sunday, July 25, 8 PM.

Under the direction of Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern, the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble has appeared at the prestigious Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration in Washington, D.C. and many other venues. Delighting audiences of all ages, the ensemble has received numerous national grants, and taught hundreds of workshops on how to connect dance and mathematics in the classroom. Their book, "MathDance with Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern," is popular among arts and mathematics educators worldwide.

Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern

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