Artists

 
10 Hairy Legs
 
“…since its formation in 2012, its rapid growth has been astonishing…The diversity of this programming is a treat for audiences…this company has also become a welcome source of choreographic commissions.” – Robert Johnson “A burst of good cheer…” Gia Kourlas, The New York Times 10 Hairy Legs, founded by Randy James in 2012,...

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Aaron Mattocks
 
Biography Aaron Mattocks is a Pennsylvania native, Sarah Lawrence College alumnus, and 2013 New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award nominee. He is an associate artist with Big Dance Theater under the direction of Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar (Supernatural Wife [BAM Next Wave, 2011], Comme Toujours [NYLA revival,...

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Abraham.In.Motion
 
The mission of Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion is to create an evocative interdisciplinary body of work. Born into Hip hop culture in the late 70's and grounded in Abraham's artistic upbringing in classical cello, piano, and the visual arts, the goal of the movement is to delve into identity in relation to a personal...

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ACB Dance Company
 
ACB Dance Company is a classically based modern dance company exploring the universal human condition through expansive and emotionally driven movement grounded in American modern dance. The healing and transformational power of the arts inspires the company to work with diverse groups within the community, in addition to collaborating with...

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Actors inC
 
Actors InC spreads God's love through[out] the arts.  We run free acting workshops and events for actors in NYC.  We are committed to promoting hope, fellowship, and excellence by providing a space where actors can practice, pray, and fellowship for free. Find out more at http://actorsinchrist.com Donate to Actors inC

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Adham Hafez Company/HaRaKa
 
Established in 2003, Adham Hafez Company’s productions investigate choreography, performance and sound through live acts, installations, publications, screenings and performances. With work that was installed and performed in reputable venues and contexts including Damascus Opera House, Hebbel Am Ufer, German Dance Congress, Impusltanz Vienna, Cairo Opera House, and MoMA PS1,...

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Adrian Silver
 
Adrian Silver (Analogy Dramaturg) is a freelance dance dramaturg and writer, currently working with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Pontus Lidberg, and Colleen Thomas. He has also worked with Karin Coonrod as movement director, and Martha Clarke as assistant director. His translations from Yiddish have been supported by Target...

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Adrienne Truscott
 
Adrienne Truscott has been making genre-straddling work in New York City and abroad for about 15 years. She is a recipient of the Doris Duke Impact Artist Award, the Fosters’ Panel Prize, the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Ingenuity and was a finalist for the Total Theater Award for experimentation...

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AERA
 
    AERA is an aerial dance company based out of Brooklyn, New York. AERA aims to expand the performance environment by creating a unique shared experience with our audience. As an aerial dance company, AERA combines original choreography and custom designed three-dimensional structures that utilize mediums such as fabric, pole, and...

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Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks
 
Dirty Looks is a bi-coastal platform for queer experimental film, video and performance. A roaming screening series, DL is an open platform for inquiry, discussion and debate. Designed to trace contemporary queer aesthetics through historical works, Dirty Looks presents quintessential GLBT film and video, alongside up-and-coming artists and filmmakers. Dirty...

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Alain Buffard
 
   

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Alessandro Sciarroni
 
Alessandro Sciarroni is an Italian performer, choreographer and director with a background in visual arts and performance. His work has been presented in dance and contemporary theatre festivals, museums and art galleries as well as in non-theatrical venues. His work has been performed in 21 European countries, in Uruguay (FIDCU)...

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Ali Moini
 
Born in Shiraz, Iran in 1974, Ali Moini integrated “Youth Orchestra of Shriaz” when he was 17 and then went on to study opera for two years. He joined Mehr Theater Group in 1997 as an actor and music composer for the company. In 2009 he completed an intensive advance...

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Allison Jones Dance
 
Formed in 2010, Allison Jones Dance presents contemporary, conceptual dance works in the New York Metro area and beyond, with a rotating group of stellar freelance contemporary artists. Through the power of gesture, playful improvisation, interdisciplinary collaboration and harnessing of Spirit, Allison Jones Dance seeks to ask eternally human questions,...

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Almanac Dance Circus Theatre
 
Almanac Dance Circus Theatre is an emerging physical performance company that, in desperately beating at the corners of the known universe with giant inflatable base-ball bats, risks sincerity at all costs. Co-founded by Nick Gillette and Ben Grinberg, graduates of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training. They are...

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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
 
Founded in 2000, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre has developed and presented over 25 productions at venues including Dance Theatre Workshop, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Danspace Project, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, John Jay College, and Dance New Amsterdam. Inside New York: “Amanda Selwyn is a master at illustrating the symbiosis of...

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American Tap Dance Foundation
 
Formerly the American Tap Dance Orchestra, ATDF was founded in 1986 by master tap dancers Brenda Bufalino, Tony Waag, and the late Charles ‘Honi’ Coles. From 1986 through 1999, the Orchestra performed in hundreds of concert, stage, and film projects and thrilled audiences around...

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Amy Jacobus Dance Projects
 
Amy Jacobus is a dancer and choreographer who most recently presented 20nothings, a danced response to bad press surrounding the Millennial generation, in a self-produced series at Greenpoint’s The End. She has also shown choreography at Works in Progress at Dance New Amsterdam, Mixed Movement at Brooklyn Ballet, and FIGMENT on Governor’s...

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Ana Isabel Keilson and Company
 
Ana Isabel Keilson is an independent choreographer and a doctoral candidate in history at Columbia University. Her work is the modern-dance lovechild of the ballet-barre and the folk dance. Find out more at www.anaisabelkeilson.com Donate to Ana Isabel Keilson and Company

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Ana Vujanović and Saša Asentić
 
Ana Vujanović is a freelance worker — theorist, researcher, writer, lecturer, organizer, dramaturge — in contemporary performing arts and culture, based in Berlin/Hamburg/Belgrade. She holds Ph.D. in Theatre Studies, and is a member of the editorial collective of TkH (Walking Theory) platform, Belgrade, and chief editor of TkH Journal for...

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Andrea Kleine
 
Andrea Kleine has been described as an “enigmatic and eccentric” (The New York Times), “brainy, allusive Downtown artist” (Village Voice), whose work is “wry, poignant” (The New York Times) and “something like genius” (ArtVoice). Her hybrid performance pieces have been presented at The Chocolate Factory Theater, PS122, Dance Theater Workshop,...

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Andrew J. Nemr, Cats Paying Dues/CPD PLUS
 
Mentored by Gregory Hines, Andrew is considered one of the most hardworking and diverse tap dance artists today. Artistic director of Cats Paying Dues/CPD PLUS and co-founder of the Tap Legacy™ Foundation, Inc., Andrew has garnered a reputation for impeccable musicianship and sensitivity, and respect for the craft that he...

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Angier Performance Works
 
D. Chase Angier –Choreographer/Director/Performer, Artistic Director, Professor As Artistic Director of Angier Performance Works, D. Chase Angier creates and performs site-specific performances, performance installations, dance-theater, and walking performances. These intuitively driven works are created in collaboration with dynamic artists in the visual arts, performance, music, theater and dance; and have...

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Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel
 
The Dance Cartel is after a new brand of dance experience. Recently featured in the  New York Times and Village Voice the Cartel creates dances that are vibrant, immersive and custom-designed to adapt to diverse spaces. Bringing technical expertise together with a club sensibility, the Cartel employs the social...

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ANIKAI Dance/Wendy Jehlen
 
“Wendy Jehlen is a captivating choreographer, with sharp musical sensibilities, an affinity for the natural integration of modern and world dance styles, and a deep sensitivity to the connections between human body movements and moods.” – Backstage.com

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Ann Liv Young
 
Ann Liv Young is a Choreographer, Performer, Creative Director, and Sometimes Sherry. Young was born on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and has been creating performance work for over eight years. As a child, she wrestled sharks for fun. Young’s...

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Anna Halprin
 
Anna Halprin's diverse career has spanned the field of dance since the late 1930s, creating revolutionary directions for the art form and inspiring fellow choreographers to take modern dance to new dimensions. James Roose – Evans author of “Experimental Theatre” called Anna one of the most important theatre artists of...

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Anna Sperber
 
Anna Sperber is a native of Brooklyn NY, where she is currently based. Her work has been commissioned by The Kitchen, Dance Theater Workshop, Baryshnikov Arts Center, The Chocolate Factory Theater, Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, and The American Dance Festival, among many other venues. Anna has been...

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Anne Carson and Gabriel Kahane
 
Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches Ancient Greek for a living. — Gabriel Kahane is a singer, songwriter and composer whose works have been commissioned and presented by, among others, Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Public Theater. He has performed...

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Anne Juren and Annie Dorsen
 
Anne Juren (1978, Grenoble, France) is a choreographer and dancer based in Vienna. After her diploma of dance at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Danse de Lyon and her studies of French literature at the Sorbonne, she finished her apprenticeship at the Trisha Brown Company in New York in 2000. She...

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anonymous bodies || art collective
 
anonymous bodies || art collective is an interdisciplinary performance company co-directed by Kate Watson-Wallace and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, based in New York and Philadelphia....

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anthony + bialas danse project
 
The anthony + bialas danse project is a nonprofit  organization exclusively operating for charitable and educational purposes. Our mission is to cultivate young artists from primary school through college to a higher level of dance performance through art education...

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Antonio Brown
 
Antonio Brown, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, began his dance training at the Cleveland School of the Arts and received his B.F.A. from The Juilliard School in 2007 under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes. While there, he performed works by Ohad Naharin, Jose Limon, Jiri Kylian, Eliot Feld, Aszure Barton,...

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Antonio Ramos
 
Biography Antonio Ramos was born and raised in Puerto Rico where he learned jazz, salsa and African dance. He received a B.FA. in Dance from Purchase College/SUNY. Antonio has performed In New York with choreographers Mark Dendy, Neil Greenberg, Kari Hooas, Luis Lara, Jeremy Nelson, Stephen Petronio, Merian Soto, Kevin Wynn,Ori...

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Arcane Collective
 
With mesmerizing concentration and an urgent kinetic dexterity, the work of ARCANE COLLECTIVE pushes the boundaries of conventional contemporary dance with the uncanny ability to alter perceptions of the body, space, and time. Founded by independent dance artists Morleigh Steinberg and Oguri whose long time collaborations, over 20 years, has...

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Arcus Foundation presents Ping Chong + Company and BreakOUT!
 
Ping Chong + Company produces theatrical works addressing the important cultural and civic issues of our times, striving to reach the widest audiences with the greatest level of artistic innovation and social integrity. The company was founded in 1975 by leading theatrical innovator Ping Chong with a mission to create...

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Aretha Aoki
 
Born in the Pacific Northwest and moved to New York City in Fall 2008. BA from Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC) & MFA from Smith College (MA). My work has been shown at Aunts, Chocolate Factory and 92nd St Y, Studio 303 (Montreal) and various venues in MA and Vancouver....

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Ari Frankel ~ cameral music
 
Composer/Writer Ari Frankel moves with passion and ease between opera (Lot’s Daughters And Their Father), new-age (Suzanne Ciani’s Grammy-nominated Neverland) and contemporary solo piano (SHATTERED, hymns for mortal creatures). Classically trained – among his teachers have been Arie Shapira, Andre Hajdu, Lukas Foss, and Joshua Rifkin – Ari also played in and produced...

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Ariel Rivka Dance
 
Ariel Rivka Dance presents their 9th season in partnership with RIOULT Dance NY, Heidi Latsky, and Elisa King. Ariel Rivka Dance (ARD) led by married choreographer/composer team from NY/NJ, Ariel Grossman and David Homan, is an all female dance company. With a repertoire that ranges from classical dance works based on...

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Arkadi Zaides
 
Choreographer Arkadi Zaides, born in Byelorussia in 1979, immigrated to Israel in 1990, currently lives and creates in Tel Aviv. Zaides holds a degree from the Amsterdam Master Of Choreography program at the Theater School (The Netherlands). He danced in Batsheva Dance Company and in Yasmeen Godder Dance Group, among...

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Arturo Vidich
 
Biography Since 2003, Vidich’s performance work has been presented in New York by The Chocolate Factory, New Museum, Abrons Art Center, Facade/Fasad, Dorkbot NYC, Brucennial 2010: Miseducation, SITE Fest, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, Movement Research, Catch Series, Dixon Place, Chashama, and AUNTS; and in LA at AT1 Projects. In...

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Ashley R.T. Yergens
 
Ashley R.T. Yergens made their debut with Is this more ladylike? at the Walker Art Center’s 2014 Choreographers’ Evening. Ashley is a byproduct of growing up on tater tots and WWE SmackDown, being queer in small town USA, and bonding with blue collars. Their choreography has been presented at venues such as...

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Asian Cultural Council
 
Fang-Yi Sheu & Artists was founded by the internationally renowned Taiwanese dance artist Fang-Yi Sheu to create a platform for the exchange of ideas with artists from a global community, and to connect young Taiwanese artists with the rest of the world. Ms. Sheu is a native of Taiwan and...

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Astrid Kuljanic
 
Born in Rijeka, Croatia, in 1979. Completed the elemetary school of music playing the violin. During her youth she participated at different music workshops where she composed songs that are being played by children’s choirs today. In 1997 Astrid graduated from the Oldfields School, Glencoe, MD, USA. In 2005 she...

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Aszure Barton & Artists
 
ASZURE BARTON, FOUNDER, DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER, was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta and has created works for Mikhail Baryshnikov/Hell's Kitchen Dance, Fang-Yi Sheu, Ekaterina Shipulina/Bolshoi Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Nederlands Dans Theater, The National Ballet of Canada, Houston Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, Sydney Dance...

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ATELIER DE GESTE
 
ABOUT THE COMPANY ATELIER DE GESTE (The Gesture Studio) is a dance-company & design studio. Atelier de Geste Performances range from traditionally choreographed dances to slow-moving art installations that have been exhibited and presented in venues such as X-Initiative/DIA, Exit Art, PS1/MoMA (NY), Musée d'art et d'histoire, Musée Ariana, St Valentin Espace...

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Aurora Artega
 
Born in Madrid, Aurora Arteaga has been involved in music since a child, doing professional studies of cello and recorder in her hometown, and graduating with a BME in Music education and a Degree in History and Sciences of Music (UAM). After been classical trained for a long time, she discovered Jazz and improvisation and...

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Awilda Rodríguez Lora/La Performera
 
My gender, ethnicity and sexuality are always entwined in the story told with the movement, text, digital images and sound I create. Presenting an exposed performer is not only part of the process but it is itself the art I present. The purpose of my art is to ignite human...

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Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape
 
The goal of Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape is to express furyu, “wind flow” or “the beauty of being as it is,” which is an intuitive translation, since 1996. Furyu is an affirmation of ephemerality. Human emotion and states of being flow back and forth, like the wind, between the senses of worldly/conventional life and spiritual/mortal life. Yet by recognizing our mortal essence in our lives, we connect with our holistic being...

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Azul Dance Theatre / Yuki Hasegawa
 
A native of Japan, Yuki Hasegawa has had her choreography presented since 2002 at venues including, Salvatore Capezio Theater, DiCapo Opera Theater, United Nations Auditorium, Frederick Loewe Theater, John Ryan Theater, Merce Cunningham Studio, Dance Space Center, and Theater for the New City. She founded Azul Dance Theatre/ Yuki Hasegawa...

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