Molly Poerstel

Molly Poerstel is a dance artist who has been active in the New York City dance community for the past fourteen years. Within this time, she has worked as a collaborator and dancer for Mark Jarecke, David Dorfman Dance Company (05-09) Susan Rethorst, Alex Escalante, Hilary Clark, Larissa Valez-Jackson, Roseanne Spradlin and Ivy Baldwin Dance, all of whom she feels inspired by. Her longest collaboration has been with Jeanine Durning with whom she has worked for the past fourteen years. Poerstel has studied anatomy with Irene Dowd, Body Mind Centering and the Grotovsky Method all of which influence her choreography. She has taught dance technique at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, SUNY Purchase Dance Conservatory, the Dalton School and Nanyang Fine Arts Academy in Singapore. Her work has been shown through Movement Research at the Judson Church, The Movement Research Spring Festival, AUNTS, AUNTS at the P.S. 122 Launch, NYLA Fresh Tracks Residency 2012/2013, Catch 57,  the 92nd Street YMCA Fridays at Noon Series, Nanyang Fine Arts Academy, BAX Upstart Festival, Food for Thought at Dancespace Project and Rove at the Roger Smith Hotel.