Monte Doc Brings Care To Stage

Dr. Peter Selwyn (c) met with performing artist, Tamar Rogoff, to discuss palliative care at Montefiore and hold dance workshops to help patients and caregivers discover new ways to move their bodies.
Photo courtesy of Montefiore Health System

Peter Selwyn, a palliative doctor at Montefiore and choreographer Tamar Rogoff teamed up recently to create ‘Grand Rounds,’ a show where real doctors, patients and professional artists explore rituals around death and help patients find a new appreciation for their bodies. In Grand Rounds, Rogoff casts an ensemble of differently-abled performers to represent family. Performances continue to Sunday, May 14 at La MaMa Theatre on 66 E. 4th Street in Manhattan. Performances run Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

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