Artists

 
Christina Robson
 
Christina Robson originally from Tewksbury, Massachusetts, received her early dance training from Tammy Ivers Aspell and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Roger Williams University in 2009 under the direction of mentor Kelli Wicke Davis. Since relocating to New York City, she has had the opportunity to perform with The Sean...

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Chuck Wilt / Una Projects
 
Una represents a series of dance projects created by dancer and choreographer Chuck Wilt for his beloved team of artists and himself. Each new work created by Chuck represents the present moment, and is encompassed by Una, “the one.” Una acts as a creative laboratory and experimental space that provides comforts, pleasures and challenges for its artists. As...

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Clare Cook Dance Theater
 
CLARE COOK DANCE THEATER is committed to creating and producing original dance theater projects that merge multiple art forms through artistic collaboration, as well as fostering the aspirations and talent of young performers committed to pursuing a life in the arts by facilitating educational workshops and mentoring opportunities. Since it's...

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CO/LAB Theater Group
 
CO/LAB Theater Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing Creative Opportunities without Limits And Boundaries. CO/LAB exists to offer individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts. Through our programming, we encourage the actors to collaborate as an ensemble, as well as discover their individual voices. We create a...

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Codarts
 
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Codice Rosso Theatre
 
A chance encounter in the chaos of New York has led us to the creation of Codice Rosso (Code Red). Coming from similar backgrounds, we realized a strong connection between our vision and approach to movement. We believe that dance is more than technique.  It is a pure, creative and personal...

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Colin Self
 
Colin Self is an artist currently based in New York and Berlin. Self composes and choreographs music, performance, and environments for expanding consciousness, troubling binaries and boundaries of perception and communication. Self works with communities across disciplines and practices, using voices, bodies, and computers as tools to interface with biological and technological...

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Collectif A directed by Astrid Bas
 
Astrid Bas has experienced parallel careers as an actress working with renowned French directors such as Georges Lavaudant, Anatoli Vassiliev, Jean Marie Patte Frederic Fisbach, Raimund Hogues, Edward Niermans,Benoît Jacquot, Hélène Vincent, Christophe Perton, Frédéric Berthes, Nicolas et Bruno…. As a director she has staged Chekov’s Three Sisters (Odeon Theatre,...

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ColleenThomasDance
 
Colleen Thomas has been an emerging artist in the downtown New York dance scene for the past 5 years. She has presented her work in New York at Joyce Soho, Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church, Dance New Amsterdam, The Kumble Arts Center in Brooklyn, and Dance Theater Workshop through...

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Commons Choir/Daria Faïn & Robert Kocik
 
Biography The Prosodic Body is a new field of research that explores language as sound, embodiment and utmost expression: tone, intention, rhythm, gesture, the tacit and evocation are all acts of prosody. The Prosodic Body is a practice that manifests in various areas: principally performance, architecture, health, education and socioeconomic...

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Cori Olinghouse
 
Cori Olinghouse is an artist, archivist, and curator. She is currently developing an improvisational portraiture practice, Clown Therapy that explores the shape-shifting nature of identity and personhood. Her work has been commissioned by Danspace Project, New York Live Arts, BRIC Arts Media, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, and Brooklyn Museum...

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Cynthia Hopkins
 
Cynthia Hopkins is an internationally acclaimed musical performance artist: she writes and sings songs, records albums and creates groundbreaking multi-media performance works that intertwine truth and fiction, blurring the lines between edification and entertainment. Through the process of making performances, she attempts to alchemize disturbance into works of intrigue and...

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Cynthia Oliver
 
Biography Cynthia Oliver grew up in the US Virgin Islands and came into art via a childhood filled with black bodies moving in Afro-Caribbean time, space and form and the incongruous mixture of European dance dramas and site-specific improvisational performance via the tutelage of Atti van den Berg (a former Jooss...

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Cynthia Oliver Company Dance Theatre (COCo Dance)
 
I am interested in secrets, in the spaces between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors. Intrigued by women’s worlds and the ways we negotiate complicated lives, I investigate these interests physically through movement that explores gesture and the transitory spaces between departure and arrival.  My movement is vigorous, sometimes quirky, yet always...

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Dance NYC
 
Moving Policy and Practice… Dance/NYC’s mission is to promote the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan New York City area. It embeds values of equity and inclusion into all aspects of the organization.  It works in alliance with Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance.

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Dance Project New York
 
Dance Project New York (DPNY) was established in 2006 to provide educational workshops and performances in New York and Japan. DPNY is a group of Japanese and American dancers in NYC under the leadership of director, Kanji Segawa. DPNY's mission is to provide the experience of American dance to the...

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DANCENOISE
 
DANCENOISE is Anne Iobst and Lucy Sexton. The duo began making dance-based performances in 1983, initially emerging at the crossroads of no-wave, punk, performance art, modern dance, and Manhattan’s East Village nightclub scene. Their legendary stage shows—built on manic choreography, indiscriminate violence, biting up-to-the-minute social commentary, and precise comedic timing—made...

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Dancer's Turn
 
What is Dancer’s Turn? Launched in June 2013, Dancer’s Turn blog presents long-form interviews and profiles of dance artists as whole, thoughtful and active persons in relationship to the world and their communities. Founders include students of the Spring 2013 “Writing on...

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Dardo Galletto Dance
 
“Dardo Galletto Dance is a New York-based company led by choreographer and director Dardo Galletto. Dardo fuses elements of Argentine tango, classical ballet and contemporary dance to capture an amalgam of European and Latin elements that is unique to Argentine culture.” Dardo Galletto, native from Cordoba, is a uniquely versatile dance...

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David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Company
 
David Gordon has been constructing dance and theater events for the Pick Up Performance Co(s) for 30-some very odd years. Gordon is a current member of the Actors Studio and Center for Creative Research. He was previously the panel chair of the NEA Dance Program. He was a founding artist of...

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David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group
 
Biography As artistic director of Advanced Beginner Group, Neumann’s work has been presented in New York at PS 122, Dance Theater Workshop, Central Park SummerStage (where he collaborated with John Giorno), Celebrate Brooklyn and Symphony Space (where he collaborated with Laurie Anderson), The Whitney at Altria and most recently at The...

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Davis Robertson/Helen Heineman
 
“Helen Heineman, a gifted dancemaker… whose subtle handling of dynamics and spatial relationships makes her a choreographer to watch.” – The Newark Star Ledger “Davis Robertson, marks the emergence of a choreographer with an undeniably bold sense of the dramatic and a fearlessness in the face of experimentation.” – Chicago...

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devynn emory
 
Biography devynn emory is a choreographer and dancer from Philadelphia, and has been in New York for two years. emory strives to make space for gender variantbodies on stage, and make work with their company devynnemory/beastproductions that supports this idea.  Since being here the company has had a Space Grant residency at...

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Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics & Kristīne Vismane
 
Dmitrijs Gaitjukevich graduated from Riga Choreography School in 2003 and earned a BA degree from the Latvian Academy of Culture, the Department of Contemporary Dance Choreography (graduation work – Melkij). Gaitjukevics has danced for Latvian National Opera and Drama Theatres as well as for both the Olga Zhitluhina Dance Company and the Russian dance company,...

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Donald Baechler
 
Baechler was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1956 and came of age as a painter in the early 1980s when he began exhibiting internationally. His work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York,...

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Donna Uchizono Company
 
Hailed by Ms. Magazine’s end of the century issue as “a choreographer making great leaps forward into the 21st century,” Donna Uchizono, Artistic Director of Donna Uchizono Company, is known for work spiced with wit, rich invention and unexpected beauty. Donna Uchizono Company has been presented throughout the United States, Europe...

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Doug LeCours
 
Doug LeCours is a Brooklyn-based artist working in dance and performance and a 2016-2017 Fresh Tracks artist at New York Live Arts. He grew up in New Hampshire and trained extensively in traditional Irish dance and competition-style forms before studying contemporary dance at Middlebury College. His work has been presented...

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DUŠAN TÝNEK DANCE THEATRE
 
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre is a virtuosic ensemble of eight exceptionally skilled and versatile dancers. The Company has performed and participated in festivals throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia, and has been recognized by major Press and Presenters for its intriguing and diverse repertory and performances. Dušan Týnek is known...

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Einy Ã…m/EyeKnee Coordination
 
Einy Åm (Norway / USA) is the Artistic Director of EyeKnee Coordination and has submerged herself in site-specific dance performance and stage pieces, as well as dance for the screen since graduating from London Contemporary Dance School in 2001. In addition to performing and touring with a range of choreographers,...

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Eleanor Bauer
 
Eleanor Bauer is an American choreographer and dancer based in Brussels, Belgium. She studied at NYU Tisch School of the Arts (BFA in Dance, 2003) and P.A.R.T.S. (Research Cycle, 2006). Her pieces ELEANOR! (solo, 2005), At Large (trio, 2008), and (BIG GIRLS DO BIG THINGS) (solo, 2010) have toured internationally...

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Eleanor Smith
 
Eleanor Smith grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has performed works by Gabriella Barnstone/El Gato Teatro, Ani Javian, Thorgy, and Miriam Wolf. She is currently dancing for Ivy Baldwin Dance, Molly Lieber, Juliana F. May/MAYDANCE, and Katie Workum. Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith...

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Elena Demyanenko & Dai Jian
 
Elena Demyanenko Elena Demyanenko is a Russian-born graduate of the Academy of Theatrical Arts (Moscow). Elena came to NYC in 2000 to work as guest artist with Riverdance on Broadway. In 2003, Demyanenko became a member of Stephen Petronio Company (2003-2008). Before joining Trisha Brown Dance Company in 2009, Demyanenko was...

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Elena Vazintaris Dance Projects
 
Mission Statement: Elena Vazintaris Dance Projects is dedicated to the dissemination of contemporary dance for stage and film. Deeply rooted in collaboration and interdisciplinary at its core, our aim is to explore the notion of human perception. With a blend of contemporary, classical and street aesthetics, ideas of life perceived through...

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Eli Tamondong / Projectile Imagery
 
I create art to explore my personal relationship with the non-physical. I use body, text, and sound to transport myself to imaginative worlds, confronting my own mortality. Part free association, part structured improvisation, and part dynamic manipulation, my process links ideas by delicate threads and smudges connections into one another....

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Elina Pirinen
 
Elina Pirinen is a choreographer, dancer, singer-songwriter-musician, artistic director and pedagogue currently living in Helsinki. In her stage work, she often uses important pieces of classical music as a frame for different corporal qualities. She collaborates often with Finniah organizations, including Zodiak – Center for New Dance, Kiasma Theatre and...

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Elisa Monte Dance
 
ELISA MONTE (Artistic Director and Co-Founder) made her professional debut dancing with Agnes DeMille. She then went on to continue her dance career as principal dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company, Lar Lubovitch, and Pilobolus among others. Monte’s first choreographic work, Treading (1979), defined her as an important innovator and...

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Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington and Jennifer Muller
 
ELISA MONTE DANCE (EMD) EMD, founded in 1981, bridges cultural barriers through the universal language of dance. The work of Elisa Monte, a former principal dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company, Lar Lubovitch, and Pilobolus, is widely recognized for its highly athletic and sensual style, as well as its technical and...

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Elizabeth Zimmer
 
Elizabeth Zimmer writes about dance, theater, and books for Ballet Review, Dance Magazine, Metro, and other publications. She served as dance editor of The Village Voicefrom 1992 until 2006, and reviewed ballet for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1997 through 2005. She has reviewed dance in cities across North America, and taught writing and dance history at...

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Ella Rosewood Dance
 
Ella Rosewood Dance is a New York-based dance company that thrives on performance, choreography and education. ERD has been passionately sharing movement with the community since 2009, when Ella Rosewood formed the company in Madison, WI. In January 2011, ERD relocated to New York City. The company had their first New York season...

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Ellen Robbins
 
Biography   Ellen Robbins has been teaching dance since 1966. She was the resident dance educator at Dance Theater  Workshop in NYC for 34 years. Robbins is a recipient of the 1993 Arts in Education Roundtable Award and  the 1986 “Bessie” (New York Dance and Performance Award) for her work with children. In May...

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Emel Mathlouthi
 
Firebrand Tunisian singer, songwriter, and composer Emel Mathlouthi has been called “The Voice of the Tunisian Revolution.” An inheritor of the legacy of American and Arabic protest singers of the 1960’s, she is considered one of the great divas of the Arab World.

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Emily Johnson/Catalyst
 
Biography Emily Johnson is a director/choreographer/curator, originally from Alaska and currently based in Minneapolis. Since 1998, she has created work that considers the experience of sensing and seeing performance. Her dances often function as installations, engaging audiences within and through a space and environment—sights, sounds, smells—interacting with a place's architecture, history...

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Emily Manzo
 
Emily Manzo (Pianist) is a pianist, vocalist and composer that TimeOut New York considers “a uniquely protean artist who makes several scenes move.” The New York Times has described her “attention to detail exceptional.” Emily has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe in concerts and festivals of chamber music, experimental...

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Eran David P. Hanlon/Hanlon Dance and Company
 
Eran Hanlon is the Artistic Director of Hanlon Dance & Company and Founder of A Willoughby Production located in the greater Rochester, NY area. His creative inquiries into dance and movement integrate theatre, visual art, music, video, photography, literature, creative writing and other cultural artforms. His recent choreography has...

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Erin Cornell
 
Erin Cornell is a New York performer, choreographer. She has worked with Sara Rudner, Cathy Weiss, Patricia Hoffbauer, Jennifer Monson, and collaborated with Miguel Gutierrez. In 1999 she began working with Jennifer Lacey on “$shot” and “Chateaux au France,” which she continues to perform throughout Europe. She most recently had...

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Eyvind Kang
 
Composer and violist Eyvind Kang has been described as a "musical polymath" (The New York Times) whose music "exhibits a breath of enquiry that is rare, not just in music but in culture in general" (The Wire). He has released 15 acclaimed albums, including Visible Breath (2012, Ideologic Organ), The Narrow Garden (2012,...

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Farah Saleh (Palestine)
 
  

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Faye Driscoll
 
Biography Faye Driscoll was hailed as "1 of 25 to watch out for in 2008" by Dance Magazine. Her recent work, 837 Venice BLVD, was named "one of the top 5 dance shows of 2008" by the New York Times. Her video flip book dance, Loneliness, is featured in...

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FJK Dance
 
Based in New York City, FJK Dance is a contemporary dance company founded in 2014 by Fadi J Khoury. At FJK Dance, we believe in the simple beauty of movement––dance in its purest form. We’ve stripped away the glitter, pizzazz and complex theatrics and instead harness our bodies to create captivating...

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Ford Foundation Live Gallery
 
New York Live Arts’ Ford Foundation Live Gallery features site specific works throughout the year. Past artists have included Bjorn Amelan, Donald Baechler, Robert Longo, Kiki Smith, and Hank Willis Thomas.

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