Step the Brain Along a Path

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Sep 9 & 11

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Ferst Center for the Arts

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Sep 9 & 11

Enjoy the world premiere of a ballet made in creative collaboration between a renowned choreographer, esteemed research scientists, and celebrated artists.

In what Georgia Tech Arts and Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre (TMBT) have dubbed the Neuroethics Grand Challenge, the two companies along with acclaimed choreographer Troy Schumacher and internationally revered new media artist Sergio Mora-Diaz are bringing to life through dance an innovative exploration of mechanical interventions into the human body and mind.

Our brain is the path to human experience. Interacting with the adaptive brain has the potential to challenge our self-understanding, arguably more than any other scientific discipline. The collaborative partnership between Georgia Tech, Emory University, and TMBT brings you to the intersection of neuroscience, technology, and ethics in a new work animated by the dancers’ exquisite artistry.

In addition to the creative team, the collaborators contributing to the work are Christopher Rozell, professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech, Karen Rommelfanger, director of the Neuroethics Program at Emory University, and Chethan Pandarinath, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering at Emory and Georgia Tech and principal investigator at the Systems Neural Engineering Lab. Researchers involved in the initial stages of this work were Annabelle Singer, Lena Ting, and Garrett Stanley from Biomedical Engineering at Emory and Georgia Tech, and Doby Rahnev from the Georgia Tech Psychology department.

Commissioned in part with support from the Charles Loridans Foundation.


Ferst Center for the Arts
349 Ferst Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
Dates | Times

Fri. September 09, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Sun. September 11, 2022 | 3:00 PM


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