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Laurie Van Weiren papers

Identifier: PA163

Scope and Contents

Collection includes adminitrative records related to the curation of SCUBA (including performances in Minneapolis as well as touring productions), printed email correspondence, and audio and video recordings.


  • 2003-2012

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Restrictions on Access

Collection is available for use in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical Note

Laurie Van Wieren is a dance choreographer, curator, presenter, performer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born in Holland, MI, studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and moved to Minneapolis in 1980. She has worked with the Walker Art Center, Southern Theater, MICA (MN Independent Choreographers Alliance) and the MN Dance Alliance and has taught at the University of Minnesota. She created the monthly dance series-9x22 Dance/Lab at the Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater and developed another series called Monday Live Arts, featuring four artists in all forms of live performance with exploratory approaches to contemporary performance. She also played a pivotal role in creating the SCUBA National Touring Network for Dance, a co-operative enterprise founded by Velocity Dance Center, in conjunction with ODC Theater in San Francisco, The Southern Theater in Minneapolis, and Philadelphia Dance Projects.


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Collection includes administrative records, correspondence, and audio and video recordings.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated to the Performing Arts Archives by Laurie Van Wieren, 2018. Accruals to the collection are anticipated.

Processing Information

This collection has been minimally arranged and described at the box level by Performing Arts Archives Staff. Accruals to the collection are anticipated.

Laurie Van Weiren papers
Kathryn Hujda
July 2018
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