Artists

 
Liz Prince
 
Liz Prince designs costumes for dance, theater and film and has had the great pleasure of designing for Bill T. Jones since 1991. Her work has been exhibited at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 2011 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Space and Design, Cleveland Center for Contemporary...

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LoudHoundMovement
 
LoudHoundMovement (LHM), a New York City-based contemporary dance collective creates and performs the choreographic work of Co-Artistic Directors Brendan Duggan and Mallory Lynn.  Founded in 2012, LoudHoundMovement was created in response to rushed artistic processes, facilitating an emphasis on honest compositional investigation and research.     Often collaborating directly with the performers,...

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Louise Lecavalier
 
Louise Lecavalier worked with Édouard Lock and La La La Human Steps from 1981 to 1999, a period of exceptional intensity punctuated by works that have since become mythical —Oranges, Businessman in the Process of Becoming an Angel, Human Sex, New Demons, Infante, 2, and Salt — along with scintillating collaborations (David Bowie, Frank Zappa). Her...

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luciana achugar
 
luciana achugar is a Brooklyn based Choreographer from Montevideo, Uruguay. After moving to New York upon graduation from CalArts in 1995, achugar danced with several choreographers, including Jeremy Nelson, Wil Swanson, Chameckilerner, Maria Hassabi and John Jasperse. From 1999 to 2003, she worked in a close collaborative relationship...

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Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts
 
LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts (formerly American Dance Institute) is committed to serving artists by providing them with generous residency and performance opportunities. Lumberyard recently moved its headquarters to New York City and in Summer 2017 will present its second NYC season at The Kitchen. In 2018, Lumberyard will open a new...

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Lunch Time Reading
 
M. Lamar is a composer who works across opera, metal, performance, video, sculpture and installation to craft sprawling narratives of radical becomings.  Lamar holds a BFA from The San Francisco Art Institute and attended the Yale School of Art, sculpture program, before dropping out to pursue music. Lamar’s work has...

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Lunch Time Reading
 
Vetch Poetry Journal is the first submission-based literary journal devoted to poetry by transgender writers. Edited by poets and writers from the Iowa Writers Workshop, the journal is named for the vetch plant, “a hardy legume that is often planted in ditches and other places where ground has been disturbed.”

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LUNCHTIME READING
 
Casey Legler is best known for being the first woman with a contract as a male Ford Model, the artist/activist and former Olympic swimmer will share her soon to be published book Godspeed: A Memoir at this Lunchtime Reading. Publisher – Atria Books /Simon and Schuster Legler was...

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Lunge Dance Collective
 
Lunge Dance Collective is a blossoming young dance collective that promotes collaboration between artists of many different mediums. Founded by Billy Bell, in March of 2010, the goal was to expose young artists to each other, in hopes of creating a stronger network for them to aid one another and start...

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LYDIA JOHNSON DANCE
 
“Ms. Johnson makes unadorned, soundly structured, musically adept ballets for a lovely, unpretentious group of dancers.” –Siobhan Burke The New York Times, March 2016 “Lydia Johnson’s choreography continues to impress as a unique fusion of ballet and contemporary dance; her intense focus on musicality has set...

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Lyme Nation
 
Regina Weichert is a writer, producer, videographer and performance artist.  After studying Art History as an undergraduate and Painting and Sculpture as a graduate student, she produced radio, video and print communications for CBS, Fortune 500 companies and museums.     In 2004, Regina contracted Lyme disease, treated it promptly, and was...

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Makeda Thomas
 
  New York/Trinidad based artist Makeda Thomas has emerged as a dancer, choreographer, educator and curator on three continents. Graça Machel, Former First Lady of South Africa and Mozambique is the Honorary Patron of her internationally acclaimed 2005 work, A Sense of Place, which was commissioned by 651 ARTS Black Dance:...

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Malcolm Low / Formal Structure
 
Malcolm Low was selected in 2011 for a Choreographic Fellowship in Robert Battle’s New Directions Choreography Lab at Alvin Ailey. Originally from Chicago where he first trained with Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Company, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Homer Bryant and the Ruth Page Foundation, Malcolm went on to...

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Marco Sartor
 
A prize winner in numerous international music competitions, Marco Sartor has performed solo, chamber music and orchestral concerts in three continents to critics’ and public’s acclaim. His solo debut recording, Red, on Fleur de Son Classics, has also received accolades and broadcast on national radio. Sartor is also featured...

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Mariana Valencia
 
Mariana Valencia arrived in Brooklyn after studying dance and art history at Hampshire College in Massachusetts. Valencia's approach to choreography has developed from her curiosity in visual culture, travel and fashion. She makes installations and performances where visual research and choreographic...

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Mariana Valencia
 
My choreography currently looks at flatness. The floor is flat, we stand on it; the ground has shape we respond to it; the earth has depth we believe in it. I manipulate bodies from imagined worlds into concrete locations. I look for urbanity and spiritual iconography inside of suburban dreams....

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Marie Al Fajr
 
Marie Al Fajr is a French choreographer based in France and Egypt who has journeyed as a dance researcher throughout North Africa and the Levant, closely collaborating with poets, musicians and historians in the region. Through Al Fajr Company, she produces and tours dance productions in Europe and the Arab...

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Marija Krtolica
 
In my work, intense, personal emotion attempts to escape its immediate physical environment, thus inducing uncanny sense of displacement. Surreal landscapes produced through juxtaposition of physical memory, fantasy, and projections on to the objects of perception, are materialized through distortion, movement in space initiated from the periphery, uneven rhythmical structures,...

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Marijana Cvetković Marković & Miki Braniste
 
Marijana Cvetković Marković graduated from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Belgrade (Art History), completed her MA in Management in Culture and Cultural Policy at the University of Arts in Belgrade and Université Lyon 2 (France) and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Arts in...

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Marinov Dance
 
Jordan Marinov’s dancing and acting have taken her around the world — from NYC to the Russian Embassy in D.C., to Cyprus. She has worked as a dancer, actress, choreographer and model for film, television, commercial, music video and concert works.  She has had the pleasure of working with Kathryn Bigelow for HBO as an...

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Marjani Forté & Works
 
Fortè-Saunders is a Pasadena, CA native and Harlem resident. She traveled as a performer with Urban Bush Women Dance Co. for 5 yrs, and is now co-founder with Nia Love, of LOVE|FORTÉ A COLLECTIVE. Fortè-Saunders is an LMCC Extended Life Residency (2016-18) participant and Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Awardee (2014)....

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Marjorie Morrison, Mateo H. Romero and Joseph Mauricio
 
Marjorie Morrison has spent over 15 years doing extensive work with the military. She is the author of the book, The Inside Battle: Our Military Mental Health Crisis, and has written numerous editorials on the field of military mental health featured in TIME, Newsweek,The Daily Beast  and The Huffington Post....

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Marlene Freitas
 
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Matthew Gamble
 
Matthew Gamble (Baritone) American Baritone Matthew Gamble has established himself as an artist of rare versatility, while his young career continues to grow with theatres in both North America and Europe. Recent and future engagements include debuts with the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, Lorin...

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Maud Le Pladec
 
   

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MAWU
 
Founded in 2007, MAWU is an all-female crew and dance company born out of New York’s underground house scene, whose mission is to embody strong, positive images of women in the street dance community, and to create fierce and creative works that will both educate and inspire new audiences. More...

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Maya Ciarrocchi
 
Biography Maya Ciarrocchi is a New York City-based video artist. Her work has been exhibited in New York at: Chashama; the Chocolate Factory; Dance Theater Workshop; the 2010 Governor’s Island Art Fair; School of Visual Arts; Westbeth Gallery; Sasha Wolf Gallery and: Borderlines...

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Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods & EIRA
 
Meg Stuart Biography Meg Stuart (U.S.A.) is a choreographer and dancer living and working in Brussels and Berlin. In 1986 she received her BFA in dance at New York University and continued her training following classes in Release technique and Contact Improvisation at the dance laboratory Movement Research (New York). In...

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Megan Harrold/ Inimois Dance
 
"…pure-movement investigation strongly reminiscent of Trisha Brown’s proximal initiations and complexly minuscule reorganizations of momentum… it’s quite remarkable to watch."   – Culturebot Megan Harrold graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University’s department of Dance and Choreography. In the past seven years, she has received the Carpenter Foundation Scholarship, the Phi...

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Meredith Monk
 
Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, director/choreographer and creator of new opera, music theater works, films and installations. A pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance,” Monk creates works that thrive at the intersection of music and movement, image and object, light and sound in...

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Michael Azerrad
 
Michael Azerrad, Editor in Chief, the Talkhouse, and Editor, Talkhouse Music,is the author of Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991 and Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana. He is a former contributing editor for Rolling Stone and wrote countless pieces for...

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Michelle Boule
 
Michelle Boulé is a choreographer, performer, teacher and Certified BodyTalk Practitioner based in New York. Her work has received commissions and presentations from The Chocolate Factory, Danspace Project, River to River Festival, American Realness, ISSUE Project Room (Emerging Artist Commission), Mount Tremper Arts Festival, Dance and Process at The Kitchen,...

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Miguel Gutierrez
 
Miguel Gutierrez lives in Brooklyn and makes performances. He has been called “one of our most provocative and necessary artistic voices” by Eva Yaa Asantewaa at Dance Magazine. His work engages persistent philosophical questions about the search for meaning and joins a legacy of process-focused experimental dance while drawing on...

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Mitzi and the Muscletones
 
Mitzi and the Muscletones is a combination live action and animated interactive multi-media series designed to inspire kids ages six to nine to move their bodies and not just their thumbs. As artists, parents, and avid media hounds, choreographer/dancer/writer Michele Kadison and jewelry designer/high creative Pauletta Brooks got together one day...

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Moderated by Piper Anderson
 
Piper Anderson is writer, educator and Chief Creative Strategist at Create Forward, a consultancy specializing in cultivating creative strategies for social change sourced from our collective radical imagination. She founded Create Forward after 15 years cultivating her creative practice devising local and national initiatives to creatively engage communities in response...

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Molissa Fenley and Company
 
Molissa Fenley has created 75 dance works during her continuing career. Her work has been presented throughout the United States, South America, Europe, Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and has been commissioned by the American Dance Festival, the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival,...

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Molly Lieber
 
Molly Lieber dances, choreographs, teaches, and practices yoga in NYC. Her classes explore the stillness and the movement within the asana poses, how to stay firmly planted in this crazy earth while consciously floating up into the clouds, and making as much space as possible within yourself, for your self....

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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,...

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MONTELEONE DANCE
 
Monteleone Dance is a research based dance company that presents highly conceptual multimedia dance works. The company has already received high acclaim for its innovative and idiosyncratic movement language. Through this distinctly researched vocabulary, alongside interdisciplinary collaboration, the artists investigate the beclouded realm between man and machine, organism and...

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Moriah Evans
 
Moriah Evans’ choreographic work has been presented at Danspace Project, the Kitchen, MoMA/PS1, Judson Church, AUNTS, American Realness, BAX, DNA, The New Museum, The Chocolate Factory, Dixon Place, CalIT2, Kamp Nagel and Theatre de l’Usine.  She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Performance Journal and has been involved with the publication since 2009....

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Nadine Bommer Dance Company
 
Born in New York City, but raised in both NYC and Israel, Nadine Bommer brings a unique perspective to contemporary dance in a fruitful career that has spanned the globe. Her work utilizes her signature technique, the Nadine Bommer Method, to build enchanting characters in imaginative stories in performative and...

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Nat Ward
 
Nat Ward is a photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. He received his MFA from Columbia University in 2013 and was a resident in the Sharpe Wallentas Studio Program from 2015-16. He has exhibited internationally since 2008 with work in exhibitions presented by The Jewish Museum, Rail Curatorial Projects, and The...

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Natalie Johnson Dance
 
Natalie Johnson Dance is joyfully dedicated to a generous and open relationship with its community, and an unyielding loyalty to the movement art form. We seek to bring meaningful work to a wide audience through performance, teaching, and service, expanding our connections to people with love and passion. Our dance is...

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National YoungArts Foundation Salon Series
 
The National YoungArts Foundation identifies and nurtures the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts and assists them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development. The YoungArts Salon Series brings together creative alumni voices and offers audiences an opportunity...

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Neil Greenberg
 
Neil Greenberg, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Award, has been creating dances since 1979. He has created over twenty-five works for his company (Dance By Neil Greenberg), as well as commissions for Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project. He came to New...

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Netta Yerushalmy
 
Netta received Guggenheim, Bogliasco, NYFA, and Six Points fellowships. She is part of LMCC’s Extended Life, a NYSCA AIR at Movement Research, a recent resident at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jacob’s Pillow, 92Y, Watermill Center, Djerassi. Netta’s work was presented by ADF, Joyce Theater, La Mama, Danspace Project; In Israel by...

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New York Theatre Ballet
 
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances...

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Nichole Canuso, Geoff Sobelle, Lars Jan
 
Nichole Canuso Dance Company (NCDC) creates performance experiences that embrace the complexity and absurdity of humanity. Projects sit at the crossroads of movement, visual art, and theater, bringing dance out of conventional spaces to engage audiences in adventurous ways. Past Fringe shows include The Garden (2013) an immersive experience for...

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Nick Hallett
 
Nick Hallet is a composer, cultural producer, and vocalist. His projects unite original music with visual and theatrical forms, including recent New York presentations at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Roulette, and The Public Theater/Joe’s Pub, among others....

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Nicole von Arx
 
Founded in 2010, NVA & Guests was created to produce and spread the work of the artistic director/choreographer Nicole von Arx. Her work provides the audience with a vast array of projects and collaborations ranging from contemporary dance, film, photography and creative workshops. She offers an artistic experience that...

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