Artists

 
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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François Chaignaud
 
Born in France, François Chaignaud graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse (CNSM) in Paris (2002). Since then he has collaborated as a dancer with various choreographers such as Boris Charmatz, Emmanuelle Huynh, Gilles Jobin, Tiago Guedes, and Alain Buffard. He has collaborated with Cecilia Bengolea...

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Francisco Camacho
 
Biography Francisco Camacho studied dance at the schools of Companhia Nacional de Bailado (1982/83) and Ballet Gulbenkian (1983/4), later joining the company as an apprentice (1984/86). In New York, he attended different workshops and studied dance at the Merce Cunningham Studio and acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. He studied...

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Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studios
 
The Fred Astaire Dance Studios are proud to offer the best of Ballroom and Latin Dance instruction in New York City for more than 70 years! We will continue to set the standard in American and International styles by passing on our tradition of excellence and passion for dance.

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Fresh Tracks 2013
 
This showcase performance features new work by six emerging choreographers selected by an annual live audition. Created in 1965 by Dance Theater Workshop and now continued as a signature program of New York Live Arts, the Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program selects six early...

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Fresh Tracks 2017-18
 
The 2017-18 Fresh Tracks Artists are Nora Alami, Brendan Drake, Lisa Fagan, Alethea Pace, and Jessie Young. Created in 1965, Fresh Tracks is New York Live Arts’s longest running series of new dance and performance. Featuring works by emerging artists selected by a panel through open auditions,...

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Fresh Tracks Artists 2011
 
This years Fresh Tracks Artists are: niv Acosta, Hadar Ahuvia, Aretha Aoki, Lorene Bouboushian, Yanghee Lee, and Saúl Ulerio. Created in 1965, Fresh Tracks is Dance Theater Workshop’s longest running series of new dance and performance. Featuring works by emerging artists selected by a panel through open auditions, Fresh Tracks artists...

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Friends of New Generation of Scholars
 
New Generation of Scholars Charter School (NGS) is a proposed charter school applying to open in Fall 2014.   New Generation of Scholars Charter School (NGS) will prepare K-8 students to become critical thinkers and college/career ready scholars. NGS will enable all students to achieve mastery of the NYS Standards through a...

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From the Horse's Mouth
 
JAMIE CUNNINGHAM, a native of Toronto with honors degrees (BA and MA) in English Literature and Drama from the University of Toronto, has worked professionally as an actor, dancer, director, choreographer and writer.  He is a graduate of the London Academy of Dramatic Arts, where he studied acting, voice (under...

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FUKUDANCE / Junichi Fukuda
 
Most people consider home as a place of great comfort and sanctuary. There are choices you make with the interior that provide familiarity and warmth, such as the color of curtains, furniture, artwork and even items inside of the refrigerator. You do this because it gives you comfort. You do...

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Gabrielle Revlock
 
Gabrielle Revlock is a performer/dance-maker, splitting her time between Philadelphia and New York. She was a 2014 Fresh Tracks Resident and a 2013 LAB Fellow through FringeArts.  She has received a Rocky Award for her signature piece Halo performed with a hula hoop and premiered at the Korzo Theater in...

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George Mason University
 
George Mason University Dance  

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Gillian Walsh
 
Gillian Walsh is an artist from Brooklyn NY. Her recent works include: til the world ends remix (New York Live Arts), Dance studio life These girls were amazing today! (Artists Space Books...

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Gisèle Vienne
 
Biography Gisèle Vienne, born in 1976, is a Franco-Austrian artist, choreographer and director. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy, she studied at the puppeteering school Ecole Supérieure Nationale des Arts de la Marionnette. There, she met Etienne Bideau-Rey with whom she created her first shows. She works regularly with, amongst...

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Gwen Welliver
 
Gwen Welliver is a Bessie Award winning dancer, a choreographer, visual artist and renowned teacher. Her movement and visual works investigate figurative and nonfigurative approaches to anatomy, gender, age and sexual orientation in both real and fantastical forms. Welliver’s work has recently been presented at Center for Performance Research, Dance Theater...

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H.T. Chen & Dancers
 
Over the past 3 decades, choreographer H.T. Chen has created a body of work that gives poetic voice to Asians in America. His signature works include Hidden Voices, Transparent Hinges and Bian Dan. Mr. Chen has been the recipient of the NYC Mayor’s Award for Arts & Culture, the Martha...

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Hadar Ahuvia
 
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Hanna Q Dance Company
 
Hanna Q Dance Company is founded by me, Johanna LjungQvist- Brinson. At the moment, it consists of 3 Male Dancers and 6 Female Dancers. I am the director and choreographer, my works/style is Modern-Contemporary Dance with roots from the Katherine Dunham technique, Lester Horton, Jose Limon, and Mary Wigman. With influences...

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Happy Hour
 
niv Acosta is an award winning and internationally acclaimed multi-medium artist and activist based in Brooklyn, NY. his intersectional identities as transgender, queer, and black-dominican have continuously inspired his community based work. niv’s work and thought leadership has been featured in many publications including Performance Journal, VICE, Brooklyn Magazine, Apogee...

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Happy Hour
 
Barbara Carrellas was recently awarded a 2016 Sexual Freedom Award for Lifetime Achievement. She is the author of Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century, Ecstasy is Necessary: A Practical Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Oh So Much More, and Luxurious Loving. She is the founder of Urban...

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Happy Hour
 
Chase Strangio (@chasestrangio) is an attorney and activist who has spent the past 15 years working in movements for queer and trans justice. For the past three and a half years, he has represented incarcerated transparency activist Chelsea Manning in her lawsuit against the Department of Defense for denial of...

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Happy Hour
 
Celebrated transgender trailblazer Kate Bornstein has—with humor and spunk—ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it. Kate lives on the edge of paradox: she is not a man, and not a woman. She looks beyond the binary to...

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Hiroaki Umeda
 
Hiroaki Umeda was born in 1977 and currently lives and works in Tokyo. During his studies of photography at Nihon University (Japan), he is deeply interested to dance (classical and hip-hop) before creating his own style, influenced by high-tech and visual art. In 2000 Hiroaki Umeda founded his own company S20...

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Huiwang Zhang
 
Huiwang Zhang is a dancer, choreographer, and screendance artist originally from 九江 (Jiujiang), China, received his early dance training from Beijing Dance Academy and later earned his MFA in dance from the University of Utah. As a performer, he has had the honor of working with...

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Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble & The Shakespeare Society
 
Now in its tenth year, the Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble is an extraordinary collaboration between The Shakespeare Society and the Hunts Point Alliance for Children in the South Bronx.   The Shakespeare Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the enjoyment, understanding, and appreciation of...

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I-Ling Liu
 
I-Ling Liu, a native of Taiwan, received her B.F.A. from Taipei National University of the Arts in 2005. She has performed with Ku and Dancers, Taipei Crossover Dance Company, Image in Motion Theater Company, Neo-Classic Dance Company, and in works by Trisha Brown, Lin Hwai-Min and Yang Ming-Lung. Ms. Liu...

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Ian Spencer Bell
 
Ian Spencer Bell has been dancing his own work since 2001, when he was awarded a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts for a site-specific, drive-in dance performance. In 2003, he choreographed and danced a solo under the guidance of...

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iele paloumpis
 
iele paloumpis is a trans/queer dance artist, choreographer and teacher. As a performer, iele has had the pleasure of dancing with niv Acosta, devynn emory, Jen McGinn, Emily Wexler and Nina Winthrop, among others. Their own work has been shown at The LOF/t (MD), The Painted Bride Art Center, FLUXspace,...

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ILBIJERRI Theatre Company
 
ILBIJERRI is Australia’s leading and longest running Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Company.We create challenging and inspiring theatre creatively controlled by Indigenous artists. Our stories are provocative and affecting and give voice to our unique cultures. Each year we travel to national, regional and remote locations across Australia and...

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Isack Peter Abeneko and Nshoma Nkwabi Nghangaamala
 
Isack Peter Abeneko is proud to be a Tanzanian, which is his home since in 1989. Isack got involved in traditional dance and theatre during his education in primary and secondary school. Isack is a freelance contemporary performer and dancer and emerging choreographer focusing on live stage performing arts such...

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Ivan Talijancic
 
Biography Ivan Talijancic is a multidisciplinary artist: director, choreographer, visual and graphic designer, video- and film-maker, curator and journalist. Along with Erika Latta, he is the co-founder of WaxFactory. Some of his WaxFactory directing credits include BLIND.NESS, …SHE SAID, QUARTET v4.0, X, and LADYFROMTHESEA, a site specific installation/performance staged at...

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Ivana Müller
 
Ivana Müller is a choreographer, artist and author of texts. She grew up in Croatia but most of her life lived and worked as a foreigner. Müller’s dance and theatre performances, installations, text works, video-lectures, audio pieces, guided tours and web works have been presented in venues and festivals such as Rotterdamse...

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Ivy Baldwin
 
Biography In 1999 Ivy Baldwin graduated with an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a handful of dances and performance hungry friends. Ivy Baldwin Dance was born. Since then, the Company has been presented by numerous NYC dance institutions including Dance Theater Workshop, New Museum of Contemporary Art,...

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Jérôme Bel & Theater HORA
 
Jerome Bel is a French choreographer who lives in Paris and works worldwide. Since his early works, he has been interested in what stands beyond representation. In his choreographies, the rules of dance and theater are treated like the syntax of a language that is analyzed and eventually put...

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Jaamil Olawale Kosoko | PHILADICTION
 
philadiction is an interdisciplinary performance company directed by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko that creates movement and spoken word installations for galleries, site-based locations, and proscenium stage venues. The work draws upon the traditions of visual art, literature, post-modernism, site-specific study, conceptual...

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Jack Ferver
 
Jack Ferver is a New York based writer, choreographer, and director. His genre defying performances interrogate and indict an array of psychological and socio-political issues, particularly in the realms of sexual orientation, gender, and power struggles. His visionary direction blurs boundaries between fantastic theatrics and stark naturalism, character and self,...

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Jamal Jackson Dance Company
 
Bio Jamal Jackson was born in Brooklyn, New York and began his formal studies of movement with the Harlem based Batoto Yetu Dance Company from 1991-­1996.  During his time with the company he became a principal dancer and performed at many venues including the United Nations, BAM, The Apollo Theater, and...

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James Everest
 
James G. Everest was born and raised in St Paul, Minnesota, USA, and is currently based in the Twin Cities area. He writes and performs music, teaches guitar, dabbles in film/video, and curates and hosts both the Making Music conversations series at the University of Minnesota's Whole Music Club and...

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Jane Crow Project
 
The mission of the Jane Crow Project is to produce multi-media presentations that uncover the hidden and false narratives undermining the health, safety and wellbeing of all American women of childbearing age, with a major focus on the history of racial and gender bias that continues to compromise the health of...

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Janet Aisawa
 
Janet Aisawa’s current piece “Them” will be shown at Rutgers Presbyterian Church, 5th floor Theater, 136 W. 73rd St, NYC on March 10, 2017 at 7:00. It will also be shown at the University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St, NYC on June 29, 30, July 1 at 8:00 “Them” is based...

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Janet Wong
 
Janet Wong was born in Hong Kong and trained in Hong Kong and London. Upon graduation she joined the Berlin Ballet where she first met Bill when he was invited to choreograph on the company. In 1993, she moved to New York to pursue other interests. Ms. Wong became Rehearsal...

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Jeanne Mordoj
 
Born in Paris in 1970, Jeanne Mordoj spent her childhood in the country with sculptor-parents who also raised goats. She has always had a very particular relationship with objects, one that involves strange attachments and rituals, owning a rock collection carefully sorted into labeled bags, small sculptures, and a strong...

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Jen Rosenblit
 
Jen Rosenblit has been making performance in New York City since 2005. Rosenblit is a recipient of a 2014 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for Emerging Choreographer, an inaugural recipient of THE AWARD, a 2014-2015 workspace artist through Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, a 2013 Fellow at Insel Hombroich...

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Jenna Riegel
 
Jenna Riegel, a native of Fairfield, IA, has been a New York-based dancer, performer and teacher since 2007. Ms. Riegel holds an M.F.A. in Dance Performance from the University of Iowa and a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Maharishi University of Management. She has performed and toured nationally and internationally...

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Jennifer Monson
 
Biography Jennifer Monson is a choreographer, performer and teacher. Since 1983, she has explored strategies in choreography, improvisation and collaboration in experimental dance. In 2000, her work took a radical new trajectory towards investigating the relationship between movement and environment. This ongoing research has led her into inquiries of cultural and...

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Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson with Ted Coffey
 
Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson have been presented by Danspace Project, Symphony Space, Dance Theater Workshop and most recently by the American Dance Festival. They both danced with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and David Dorfman Dance and have each worked with many inspiring choreographers and dancing visionaries....

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