Xavier Le Roy was born in Juvisy sur Orge, France in 1963 and studied biochemistry at the University of Montpellier. He began his dance career in 1988, performing for companies including Véronique Larcher, Compagnie de l’ Alambic, and Detektor (Berlin). In 1993 he founded Le Kwatt, initiating his own collaborations and multi-media projects. He founded his current company, “in situ productions” with Petra Roggel in 1999. In 2007/08 he was an associate artist at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier (CCNM), and is a fellow at the MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology.
Nell Breyer is a research affiliate at MIT’s Program in Art, Culture and Technology; her work focuses on the intersection of dance, new media, and visual art.
The series is made possible in part by the Grants Program of the Council for the Arts at MIT.
Take the MBTA red line to the Kendall/MIT stop. Follow Main Street west to Ames Street, turn left, and walk one block. Ames Street has limited on-street parking. Visitors may park in MIT campus lots after 5PM. (The Hayward Lot is on Hayward Street, off of Amherst Street.)
Part of the Spring 2010 Lecture Series.
Funded in part by the Council for the Arts at MIT