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Artists

 
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
 
Atelier de Geste is a studio directed by Beau Rhee based in New York City. The studio has shown work most recently at Baryshnikov Arts Center, NY Design Week/Sight Unseen, Hammer Museum, Ringling Museum, and has been featured in British Vogue, Elle, Luxe, Coolhunting. Rhee’s practice originates from her primal métiers:...

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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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BalaSole Dance Company
 
BalaSole Dance Company, founded in February 2010 by Roberto Villanueva, is a multi-genre and all-inclusive dance company.  Since its official incorporation in July 2010 as an educational non-profit dance organization, the company has presented informational sessions and performances for the general public at prominent New York City dance...

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Ballet Academy East
 
Ballet Academy East’s Pre-Professional Division combines comprehensive ballet training with professional-caliber performance opportunities to prepare students for success in the dance world. BAE’s proven syllabus creates technically strong, artistically expressive dancers who adapt easily to the broad range of styles required of today’s professionals. Students are taught by the school’s...

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BalletNext
 
Former American Ballet Theatre principal Michele Wiles founded BalletNext in 2011 as a place for leading dancers, choreographers, and musicians to collaborate together to create new work. The feeling that pervades rehearsals–creative problem solving and experimentation–infuses the works that evolve from this communal process.

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Barnard/Columbia Dances
 
The Barnard College Department of Dance, located in a world dance capital, offers an interdisciplinary program that integrates the study of dance within a liberal arts setting of intellectual and creative exploration. The major builds upon studio courses, the Department’s productions at Miller Theater, New York Live Arts and other...

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Barrington Hinds
 
Barrington Hinds is from West Palm Beach, Florida. He began his training at the School of Ballet Florida under the direction of Marie Hale. Hinds holds a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase College and has worked professionally with VERB Ballets, Northwest Professional Dance Project, and the national tour of...

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Barry Kerollis - Core-ography
 
We’ve all been through times when immense growth and significant challenge seem to go hand-in-hand. Commonly, we look back at these experiences as positive building blocks in our lives. But did you feel you had to keep private and deal with things all on your own? Did you worry how...

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Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst
 
Bebe Miller (Artistic Director/Choreographer, Bebe Miller Company) has received four New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Guggenheim Foundation and many others. She was a United States Artists Ford Fellow, received one of the first...

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Ben Asriel
 
Benjamin Ford Asriel grew up in Glasgow, Kentucky where he cultivated his love of art in his mother’s dance classes, on the soccer field, and with the GHS Marching Band. After this idyllic upbringing, Ben found his way to Brown University, graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor’s in Music, and...

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Benjamin Kimitch
 
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BENNYROYCE DANCE / Bennyroyce Royon
 
The Company: BENNYROYCE DANCE is a project-based contemporary dance company based in Brooklyn, NY that cultivates multidisciplinary collaboration and inspires collective innovation under the artistic vision of Filipino-American dancer and...

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Beth Gill
 
Beth Gill is an emerging choreographer who makes contemporary dance and performance in New York City. She has accumulated a body of work that critically examines issues relating to the fields of contemporary dance and performance studies, through a focused exploration of aesthetics and perception. Ranging from short-term improvised structures...

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Biba Bell
 
Biba Bell (b. 1976, Sebastopol, CA.) is a choreographer, dancer, and writer based in Detroit and NYC. She makes work as a member of the collaborative trio MGM Grand (Modern Garage Movement) with Jmy Leary and Piage Martin. Currently a PhD candidate in the department of Performance Studies at NYU,...

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Big Dance Theater
 
Biography Founded in 1991 by Annie-B Parson, Paul Lazar, and Molly Hickok, Big Dance Theater creates original dance/theater works which mix and re-mix dance, visual design, music, literary and found text. The company often works with wildly incongruent source material, weaving and braiding disparate strands into multi-dimensional performance. Led by Co-Artistic...

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Bill T. Jones
 
Bill T. Jones (Artistic Director/Co-Founder/Choreographer), a multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer, has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur “Genius” Award to Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.  He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2009 and named “An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure”...

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Bill T. Jones & Fran Lebowitz
 
Bill T. Jones (Artistic Director/Co-Founder/Choreographer), a multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer, has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur “Genius” Award to Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.  He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2009 and named “An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure”...

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company
 
Bill Jones was born and raised in rural Steuben County in upstate New York. He began his dance training as a student at the State University of New York at Binghamton where, as a theater major on an athletic scholarship, he enrolled in dance classes with Percival Borde. After living briefly...

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Bjorn Amelan
 
Bjorn G. Amelan was the partner of the late fashion designer Patrick Kelly from 1983 until Mr. Kelly passed away on January 1, 1990. Mr. Amelan moved to the United States to begin his collaboration with Bill T. Jones in 1993. He has designed sets for the following works by...

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Bjorn G. Amelan
 
Bjorn G. Amelan was the partner of the later fashion designer Patrick Kelly from 1983 until Mr. Kelly passed away on January 1, 1990. Mr. Amelan moved to the United States to begin his collaboration with Bill T. Jones in 1993. He has designed sets for the following works by...

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BLACKFISH
 
James Everest is based in Minneapolis and has worked on a variety of musical projects, including Lateduster, Neotropic (UK), Sans Le Systeme, Roma Di Luna, Vicious Vicious, with collaborators Walter Kitundu and Eduard Nesterenko (RUS), and as a solo artist. Since 2002 Everest has been a close collaborator with...

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Blakeley White-McGuire
 
Blakeley White-McGuire is an Interdisciplinary Artist working primarily with the medium of movement through performance, choreography, video and as catalyst for writing and photo journaling. Her work in dance spans across genres from Modern to Post-Modern, Dance Theater to Opera and animation. She was the...

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boomerang
 
boomerang is a fearlessly physical, poetically nuanced dance and performance project comprised of Kora Radella, Matty Davis, and Adrian Galvin.  Recognizing the body as an evolving repository for both physical and psychological life, boomerang sifts through and siphons from their rich, eclectic histories. Davis’s and Galvin’s foundations as movers arise...

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Born Dancing, Inc.
 
Born Dancing, Inc. is founded on the belief that dance education and performance can be inclusive and be better for it. Our mission is to produce inclusive professional quality dance performances that bring together a broad range of differently abled dancers. Born Dancing additionally creates dance education programs that provide...

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Bouchra Ouizguen
 
Born in 1980 in Ouarzazate, Morocco, Bouchra Ouizguen studied in France and was an Eastern dance soloist in Morroco between 1995 and 2000. She taught herself alongside three choreographers who would be decisive in her career: Bernardo Montet, Mathilde Monnier and Boris Charmatz. In 2002, she created the dance company...

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Boyzie Cekwana and Panaibra Canda
 
Boyzie Cekwana Soweto born Boyzie lives and works in South Africa. Along with some of his peers, he is part of an artistitic noise for developing a voice for contemporary dance practice and scholarship in Africa. For two editions, he was Artistic Director of the Jomba! Contemporary Dance Festival in Durban,...

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Brandon Powers Projects
 
Led by Director + Choreographer Brandon Powers, Brandon Powers Projects creates seamless visceral experiences blurring the lines between theatre and dance. These intersectional experiences are influenced by musical theatre, immersive theatre, concert dance.Brandon Powers Projects is focused on incorporating technology into experiences and investigating it’s affect on our culture. Brandon...

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Brendan Drake
 
Brendan Drake is a Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist who uses theatricality and disparate dance forms to create performance spectacles. His work has been presented at La MaMa Experimental Theatre, HERE, Abrons Arts Center, Triskelion Arts, Gowanus Loft, the CURRENT SESSIONS, Industry City Distillery, Joe’s Pub and he was the proud...

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Broadway Workshop
 
Broadway Workshop gives young actors of all skill levels the opportunity to explore their creativity through acting, singing and dance. Our programs are taught by working professionals, from Broadway stars to casting directors and agents. Our Students not only learn about and experience all aspects of the theatre through our workshops,...

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Brontez Purnell Dance Company
 
Since 2010, the Brontez Purnell Dance Company has been presenting experimental dance and movement theatre works with a radically open understanding of the forms, bodies, and idioms of dance. Brontez Purnell, author of the cult zine Fag School and frontman for his band The Younger Lovers, along with founding company...

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Burr Johnson
 
I make dances that I...

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Burr Johnson
 
Burr Johnson holds a BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has worked with Shen Wei since 2009 and John Jasperse since 2010. With Jasperse, he originated a new role in Canyon(2011) and expanded a role in Fort Blossom: Revisited(2000/2012). On occasion, he works with Walter Dundervill,...

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Cain Coleman, Jr
 
After training at the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, Cain Coleman began his professional career with Philadanco under the direction of Joan Myers brown and Debora Chase. He later joined The Martha Graham Dance Company. Mr. Coleman has performed works by Paul Taylor, George Balanchine, Talley Beatty, George Faison,...

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Carla Peterson
 
Carla Peterson (Artistic Director, New York Live Arts) has provided overall direction for the artistic mission of Dance Theater Workshop since October 2006 and continues as Artistic Director of New York Live Arts, a new model of artist-led, producing/presenting/touring arts organization unique in the United States that was formed between...

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Carla Peterson and Annie-B Parson
 
ANNIE-B PARSON founded Big Dance Theater in 1991 with Paul Lazar. She has choreographed and co-created over 15 works for the company, ranging from pure dance pieces, to adaptations of plays and literature, to original works combining wildly disparate and imaginative materials. Her awards include a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship in Choreography,...

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Carlo Antonio Villanueva
 
Carlo Antonio Villanueva was born and raised in Wallington, NJ. He received his primary movement training from Scott Chandler and TJ Doucette while touring with the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps of Concord, CA. He received his BFA summa cum laude from Mason Gross School of the Arts, studied...

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Carlos J. Soto
 
Carlos J Soto (b. 1980) is a director and designer based in New York City, where he studied Art History and Literature at the Pratt Institute. His GIRLMACHINE, created in collaboration with Charles Chemin, premiered at Performa 09 and was subsequently presented in Paris by the American University of Paris....

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Casa Cruz de la Luna Theater Company
 
Considered one of the most vital experimental theatre companies on the Island, Casa...

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Cassie Peterson
 
Cassie Peterson is a New York-based writer, thinker, and lavender menace. She works as a psychotherapist by day, and moonlights as a dramaturge, essayist, & performing arts critic. Her extemporaneous musings and critical inqueeries can be found on her art & theory blog, Self & Other, as well as being featured in...

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Caterina Rago Dance Company
 
This is a modern dance company that strives for raw physicality, pushing the emotional boundaries and inspiring new generations to fight to keep alive their real source of light.Through our studies and creative teachings we always try to explore the vulnerability found in movement.We search for self-awareness by tapping into...

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Catherine Cabeen - Hyphen
 
Catherine Cabeen (Choreographer, Director, Performer) has received choreographic commissions from On the Boards, Donald Byrd’s Spectrum Dance Theater, the Visa2Dance Festival in Dar Es Salaam, Alsarab Dance Troupe and the Lebanese American University in Byblos Lebanon, Moving People Dance Theater, Pig Iron Theater Company, Arc Dance Company, Lehua Dance Company,...

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Catherine Gallant/DANCE
 
At the core of our work lies a deep interest in the expressive power of human movement. Our process is a collaborative searching, by choreographer and dancers, for moments of off balance and discomfort …searching for questions that lead to new ways of moving and listening. We often use found...

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Cecilia Bengolea
 
Cecilia Bengolea was born in Argentina. She studied modern-jazz, classical and anthropological dance and Art History in Buenos Aires, and attended ex.er.ce- Centre Chorégraphique National Montpellier. She works in Europe as a dancer, writer, choreographer and singer. She has worked as an interpreter or in collaboration with Joao Fiadeiro, Claudia...

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chameckilerner in collaboration with Phil Harder
 
Biography Rosane Chamecki and Andrea Lerner, aka chameckilerner, choreographers and filmmakers During their 15 year collaboration between 1992 and 2007, Rosane Chamecki and Andrea Lerner created more than 10 evening length dances that toured internationally to much critical acclaim. In 2007, they premiered EXIT at The Kitchen in New York City. EXIT was...

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Champagne Jerry
 
Neal Medlyn is a performance artist and musician living in New York whose most well-known work is his seven show Pop Star Series and Champagne Jerry, the subsequent iteration of his work with popular music. His work as Champagne Jerry has appeared at Joe’s Pub, Brooklyn Academy of Music, on tour...

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