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11/14/2011
Fresh Tracks Artist Profile: Aretha Aoki

“I draw on layers of movement, text and sound to create a space where the unexpected can emerge.”
– Aretha Aoki

Aretha Aoki is a choreographer and performer originally from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been shown at the Kitchen (as part of Emily Roysdon’s , A Gay Bar Called Everywhere), Aunts, Chen Dance Center, Fridays at Noon at 92nd Street Y, Studio 303, where she and longtime friend and collaborator Vanessa Anspaugh were awarded Artists in Residence, and various venues and sites in MA and Vancouver, BC. Aoki is currently in rehearsal with choreographers Anspaugh and Emily Johnson. She has had the privilege of dancing and collaborating with other incredible artists throughout her career, most recently Juliette Mapp, Maura Donohue, Elizabeth Ward, Daria Fain, devynn emory and theatre artists Lisa D’Amour and Katie Pearl. Aretha holds a MFA from Smith College.

Fresh Tracks
Dec 7 — 10 at 7:30pm
$16 Advance Purchase / $20 Day of Performance – $15 Night: Dec 8
Featuring niv AcostaHadar AhuviaAretha AokiLorene BouboushianYanghee Lee, and Saúl Ulerio.

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