Stacy Spence

Stacy Spence

 

Biography

Stacy Matthew Spence is a choreographer, teacher, and dancer based in New York City. Stacy’s work has been commissioned by Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, EDge at London Contemporary Dance School, The University of New Mexico, and the OtherShore Dance Company in New York. In addition he has also taught at these as well as other national and international institutions such as Movement Research, Ohio State University, Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers, France and Laban Trinity in London. Stacy danced with The Trisha Brown Company (1997-2006), and continues to be involved with the company through classes, workshops, and lectures focused on Trisha Brown’s repertory as well as restaging several of her works. He received his MFA from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, and while in New York he also danced and collaborated with Polly Motley, filmmaker Molly Davies, Phyllis Lamhut and numerous others. He was chosen as a Movement Research Artist in Residence 2008 and 2009 in New York City and has shown work as part of the Movement Research Judson series. In March 2011 Stacy presented work as part of the Draftwork Series at Danspace in New York, and will be performing as part of Ishmael Houston-Jones Platform: Parallels at Danspace in March 2012.