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Movers & Shapers: Jennifer Stahl

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.64 –

Jennifer Stahl

 

Release Date: 6.5.18

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ABOUT JENNIFER STAHL

Jennifer Stahl is Dance Magazine‘s editor in chief. A former senior editor of Pointe, she has also written for The Atlantic, Runner’s World and other publications. She holds a BFA in dance and journalism from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she danced work by such choreographers as Karole Armitage and David Dorfman. As a dancer, she’s performed for Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Israeli choreographer Gali Hod and Cirque du Soleil’s 25th-anniversary celebration. She has also served as a judge for the Capezio A.C.E. Awards, on the panel of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation and as an adjudicator for the American College Dance Association. She was recently an invited speaker at the Women in Dance Leadership Conference.

MORE ON JENNIFER

Website:  dancemagazine.com

Instagram: @dancemagazine

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Sam Weber

Dianna Agron

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

“Roman Holiday”

Dance Teacher Magazine

Wendy Perron

William Forsythe

Virginia Johnson

Pointe Magazine

Hanna Rubin

Wendy Whelan

Alessandra Ferri

“This is America” by Childish Gambino

Theresa Ruth Howard

“25 to Watch”

Akram Kahn

Kyle Abraham

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Lois Greenfield

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.63 –

Lois Greenfield

 

Release Date: 5.22.18

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ABOUT LOIS GREENFIELD

World-renowned photographer Lois Greenfield has been photographing dance for over 40 years. Starting her career as a photojournalist, Lois worked for the Village Voice capturing the experimental dance scene from 1973 to the mid 90’s. She developed  a unique photographic style not based in capturing choreographed movements. Instead, Lois inspired the dancers to improvise expressly for the camera.  With her split second timing Lois revealed moments beneath the threshold of perception. Radically redefining the dance photography genre, Lois has influenced a generation of young photographers.

She has created signature images for most of the contemporary dance companies, from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to American Ballet Theatre. Many of these photos have appeared in her two bestselling books- Breaking Bounds, (1992), and Airborne (1998), both published by Thames and Hudson LTD, UK and Chronicle Books US.

Her latest book, Lois Greenfield: Moving Still, from the same publishers, was released in 2015, and the accompanying exhibit has been on tour within the US and to Russia, China, and Colombia. Commercial clients have picked up on the metaphorical potential of her vision. She has created ads and campaigns for clients including Disney, Orangina, Proctor & Gamble, Pepsi, AT&T, Sony, Hanes, Raymond Weil, and Rolex.

Since her first show at New York City’s International Center of Photography in 1992, her work has been exhibited in many museums and galleries, such as the Tel Aviv Art Museum, Israel; the Venice Biennale, Italy; the Musée de l’Elysée, Switzerland; the Erarta Contemporary Art Museum, Russia; and the Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida.

Lois has been fascinated by non-traditional forms of photographic presentation. Invited to participate in “Le Printemps de Cahors” in France, she projected her images onto a 30-foot high water screen in the Lot River. Set against the night sky, the water turned her crystal sharp photographs back into ephemeral moments, making the live experience seem like a product of the imagination.

Lois pioneered the use of live photography as an integral part of a dance performance. She collaborated from 2003 to 2007 with the Australian Dance Theatre on HELD, a dance inspired by her photography. Lois was onstage shooting the live action and her images were projected real-time as part of the performance. This award-winning dance was performed to sold-out audiences around the world, from the Sydney Opera House to Sadler’s Wells in London, the Joyce Theater in NYC to Theatre de la Ville, Paris.

In 2014/2015 Lois was an Artist in Residence at NYU/Tisch Department of Dance and New Media. In 2015, she was honored with the Dance in Focus award given by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Dance Films Association, and in 2016 she received a lifetime achievement award from The McCallum Theatre Institute in recognition of her ground-breaking contributions to the field.

MORE ON LOIS

Website:  loisgreenfield.com

Instagram: @loisgreenfield

Twitter: @lois_greenfield

Facebook: Lois Greenfield Photography

Workshops with Lois Greenfield

Moving Still Exhibit

Press

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

 

Laura Shapiro

Deborah Jowitt

Village Voice

Breaking Bounds

Airborne

Moving Still

Parsons Dance

Australian Dance Theatre

International Center of Photography

Danny Ezralow

Trisha Brown

Elizabeth Streb

Dance Magazine

 

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Sara Rudner

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.62 –

Sara Rudner

 

Release Date: 5.8.18

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ABOUT SARA RUDNER

Sara Rudner BA Barnard College, MFA Bennington College, participated in the development and performance of Twyla Tharp’s modern dance repertory; was a founder and director of the Sara Rudner Performance Ensemble; and has produced marathon dances as well as short forms.  Her collaborators have included Mikhail Baryshnikov Dana Reitz and Christopher Janney; she has participated in theater and opera productions at the Public Theater, the Salzburg Festival, and the Paris Opera.  Awards include a Bessie a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellowship, a Dance Magazine award, and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts.  Sara is the former Director of Dance at Sarah Lawrence College.

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

“Push Comes to Shove”
Judson Dance Theater
Barnard College – Dance
Elder Share the Arts
Janet Mansfield Soares 
Paul Sanasardo
American Dance Festival
Mia Slavenska
Delacorte Theater
“The One Hundreds”
“The Fugue”
The Grand Union
“Eight Jelly Rolls”
Danspace Project
Roger Bannister
Wendy Rogers
Nancy Topf
Sarah Lawrence College – Dance

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Inbal Oshman

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.61 –

Inbal Oshman

 

Release Date: 4.24.18

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ABOUT INBAL OSHMAN

Inbal Oshman’s dance works find inspiration in diverse cultural sources. Her movement and artistic vision offer a unified compound of mythical, historical and cultural elements from different worlds. Oshman creates dance for stage, public spaces and screen. Her pieces are shown and performed in Germany, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Japan, India, Portugal, Serbia, Cyprus and other countries.

In 2013 Oshman was a resident choreographer at Attakkalari Dance Company, Bangalore, India where she created M to Stabat Mater by Pergolesi for the company’s 4 senior dancers. In 2015 she was a resident choreographer in Kyoto Art Center, Japan, where she created the dance film The Cuckoo’s Cry. This film has been shown in a variety of festivals around the world and is part of Ikono TV repertoire. Since 2016 M is performed in Europe with the prestigious Camerata Geneva. In 2018 M will premier in the US as part of Peak Performance program in Montclair State University with the New York Baroque Incorporated.

As of January 2016, Oshman is a resident artist in Fest’Factory, Bat-Yam, Israel. During her residency, she has created and performed Homeless Lullaby, a dance piece inspired by lullabies from around the world. Homeless Lullaby will be performed in Dresden, Germany in 2018.

Constantly researching theory of the choreographic act, Oshman is also a graduate of the Philosophy and History Department of Tel-Aviv University.  Other dance pieces by Oshman: Fitting Room, Yellow Bride, Gradation, Rising Down and Border Lines.

CONNECT

Inbal Oshman Website

Yannets Levi Wikipedia

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Kyoto Art Center

Yannets Levi

Peak Performances

Attakkalari 

Stabat Mater

NY Baroque Incorporated

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Valerie Green

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.60 –

Valerie Green

 

Release Date: 4.10.18

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ABOUT VALERIE GREEN

Valerie Green, Artistic Director, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, has been an active dancer, choreographer and teacher in the New York City dance community since 1995. To date Ms. Green has created 29 dances and 9 evening length works. Her choreography has been presented at festivals and venues throughout New York City including St. Marks Church, La Mama, Dance Theater Workshop, Judson Church, Queens Theatre, to name a few. Additionally the work has toured to various festivals throughout the United States including the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival.

Valerie has worked extensively on the International circuit, teaching and performing in Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Canada, Croatia, France, Georgia, Greece, Guatemala, India, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Cuba.

As a guest artist, Valerie has also taught and received commissions from Texas State University, BITEF Theater in Belgrade, Serbia, and Theater Alternativa in Tirana, Albania. She has also been a guest artist at UNLV, Texas State, LaGuardia Community College, University of Nanterre, France, the Belgrade Dance Institute and the Faculty of Drama & Art in Serbia and The Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, Bosnia. As a teacher she has worked with all populations including children, young adults, aspiring and professional dancers, actors, teachers, the handicapped, trauma survivors, and senior citizens.

In order to pursue this work, Valerie created Dance Entropy’s company home Green Space, a 1800 sq. foot studio located in Long Island City, Queens in 2005. Valerie’s choreographic work and teaching style is influenced by her formative years working with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, her certification in Body/Mind Fitness and her undergraduate work at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

CONNECT

Dance Entropy

Green Space Studio

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dance

Erick Hawkins Dance Company

Li Chiao-Ping

Lucia Dlugoszewski

Wellspring Project

“Utopia”

Keren Anavy

Skimming the Surface

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Heather Bryce

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.59 –

Heather Bryce

 

Release Date: 3.28.18

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ABOUT HEATHER BRYCE

Heather Bryce is the artistic director and founder of Bryce Dance Company.  Heather started the company in 2006 in Boston, MA.  Heather is a two time recipient of The Emerging Artist Award (Green Street Studios, Cambridge, MA), a recipient of the Creation Grant through the VT Arts Council, the Vermont Artists Space Grant through the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, an Alumni Arts Award through Goddard College, and a Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Community Action Grant.  Heather’s work has been presented at various venues across New England, the tri-state area, and beyond. In addition to running the company, Heather currently works as a Teaching Artist and administrator for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and a Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Education, The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase, and The Center for Arts Education. She holds her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College.

CONNECT

Website: Bryce Dance Company

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Goddard College

Marlboro College – Dance

Janet Adler

Kelley Donovan

Green Street Studios

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Community Engagement Lab

Doug Post Under Exposed Series at Dixon Place

Hawk and Dove

NYC Department of Aging

Mount Tremper Arts

Lincoln Center Education

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

This podcast episode is in partnership with JAM.  JAM is the home of dance entrepreneur Jessica Marino, providing artist management services and industry shopping. jamdancer.com, networking for dance and bringing ideas to the spotlight.

Movers & Shapers: Tom Pearson

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.58 –

Tom Pearson

 

Release Date: 3.13.18

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ABOUT TOM PEARSON

Tom Pearson, recently named among the 100 most influential people in Brooklyn culture by Brooklyn Magazine, is an artist that works primarily in visual and written media. He is best known for his movement-based theater works, including the long-running immersive theater hits Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise. He is the co-founder/co-artistic director of Third Rail Projects and the director of the Global Performance Studio, an international program for cultural listening and exchange. He has received two New York Dance and Performance (BESSIE) awards, a Ford Foundation and National Museum of the American Indian IllumiNation award for his work in native theater, The Kingsbury and Cody Harris Allen writing awards, as well as numerous commissions from Lincoln Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, La Mama E.T.C., and Danspace Project, among many others. Tom holds an MA in Performance Studies from New York University. All of Pearson’s works draw from depth psychology, archetypal studies, and deep dream practices as well as the medicinal and ceremonial traditions of his native Tsalagi (Eastern Band Cherokee) heritage and its focus on right relationship and story as medicine. His first book, The Sandpiper’s Spell is published in spring 2018 by Buen Parto Press, and will be available in soft cover from on Amazon and E-Book on Kindle, iBook, Kobo, and Nook. More information at: thirdrailprojects.com | globalperformancestudio.com | buenparto.com

 

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Florida School of the Arts

Denise Jefferson

Graham Technique

Florida State University – Dance

Nancy Smith Fichter

MANCEE

NYU Performance Studies

Jennine Willett and Zach Morris

Spiderwoman Theater

Muriel Miguel

National Museum of the American Indian

Abrons Art Center

Then She Fell

Global Performance Studio

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

Movers & Shapers: Nai-Ni Chen

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PODCAST No.57 – 

Nai-Ni Chen

 

Release Date: 2.27.18

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ABOUT NAI-NI CHEN

Bringing the dynamic freedom of American modern dance together with the elegant splendor of Asian art, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is one of the most visible Asian American dance companies in America. Ms. Chen’s unique choreography transports audiences beyond cultural boundaries to the common ground between tradition and innovation, rising beyond form into the spirit.

One of the few Asian American professional dance company with an extensive season of touring and performing around the world. Nai-Ni Chen has also developed Arts in Education residency programs in school districts to bring culture and arts into educational settings. It’s colorful and engaging programs and workshops has reached over one million young audience in NY/NJ area. The Company is currently in-residence at New Jersey City University and has been a Principle Affiliate of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center since its inception.

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has the honor of having received more than fifteen awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and numerous Citations of Excellence and grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Other funders include the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation; the Hyde and Watson Foundation; Horizon Foundation, The Irving and Laurie Blanchard Foundation; the E.J. Grassman Trust; PSE&G; the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Verizon; Sony; New Music/USA; Chase Manhattan Bank; the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and others.

 

MORE ON NAI-NI

  • NaiNiChen.org

  • Instagram: @nainichendancecompany

  • Facebook: @nainichendancecompany

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Cloud Gate Dance Theater

Dr. Patricia Rowe

Louis Horst

Mary Anthony

Bertram Ross

La MaMa

Joanne Rile Artists Management

NJPAC

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

Movers & Shapers: Women in Dance Leadership Conference with Sandra Parks and Renee Chatelain

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PODCAST No.56 – 

Woman in Dance Leadership Conference with Sandra Parks and Renee Chatelain

 

Release Date: 2.13.18

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ABOUT SANDRA PARKS

Sandra Parks

Sandra Shih Parks is currently a full time assistant teaching professor for Drexel University. She holds her B.F.A. from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and her M.F.A. from Smith College, MA.

Originally from Taiwan, Sandra danced with Four Seasons Ballet and Wu-I Dance Company in Taipei; toured nationally and internationally with a Broadway production of the King And I. She also danced with Bosoma Dance Company, Dance Collective, and Impulse Dance Company in Boston, MA.

Sandra has presented work in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Boston, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, in addition to Beijing, China and Taipei, Taiwan. She has created work for professional dance companies including Bosoma, Cangelosi Dance Project, and Of Moving Colors. Before joining Drexel University, Sandra served as a faculty member at Boston University, Bridgewater State College, Colleges of Fenway, Kennesaw State University, Louisiana State University, Smith College, and taught master classes at National Taiwan University of Arts.

In 2013, Sandra founded Women in Dance L.L.C. to celebrate and promote female leadership in dance, and she is the director of the international Women in Dance Leadership Conference.

MORE ON SANDRA

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Steps on Broadway

Ballet Arts

King and I

Impulse Dance Company

Bosoma Dance Company

Smith College Dance

Drexel University Dance

 

ABOUT RENEE CHATELAIN

Renee Chatelain

Renee Chatelain is a native of Baton Rouge and a graduate of Louisiana State University, holding both a B.A. Degree in History and a Juris Doctor. She is the President and CEO of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. Her career as a dancer includes performing with the Eglevsky Ballet in New York, Delta Festival Ballet of New Orleans, Tampa Ballet, and American Dance Machine in New York. Renee has been a guest teacher for Iceland Dance Theater in Reykjavik, Iceland, and at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, at Hunter College in New York City, and at Southeastern Louisiana University. She serves on the Advisory Board of the American Mural Project, supporting internationally known visual artist Ellen Griesedieck, and was selected to participate in South Arts Dance Touring Initiative. She is a co-founder of Mid City Dance Project, Inc. She served as Executive Director at the Manship Theatre at Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge, LA. Prior to her position at Manship Theatre, she founded the dance programs for two independent schools in Baton Rouge.   Presently, she serves on the board of the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System and the Shaw Center for the Arts among others.

Most recently, she has been on faculty at the Ballet Festival of India in Mumbai and has been a guest speaker at the Women in Dance Conference at New York University. She has served as a panelist at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters in New York, at the Women in Dance Leadership Conference in 2015, and has served as a community coach for the City of Mandeville Louisiana, through the Louisiana Department of Culture and Tourism’s Creative Placemaking Initiative. She was also recognized with the National Guild for Community Arts Education Milestone Award in 2017.

Renee is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, The Baton Rouge Bar Association, and has been a panelist for the Louisiana Cultural Economic Summit.   She is a recipient of Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s John W. Barton, Sr. Award for Excellence in Non-profit Management, the Baton Rouge Business Report’s Most Influential Women in Business, the Unsung Hero’s Award by Louisiana State University’s Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, the Esprit de Femme Award by the LSU Women’s Center, and has been recognized by the Louisiana State Senate for her contribution to African Americans in Louisiana through the Arts. She has twice been awarded The President’s Award by the Baton Rouge Bar Association, was a 2005 finalist for the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Angel Award, and was recognized by the Louisiana Association for Non-Profit Organization as a Louisiana Heroine. Renee considers her passion project the creation and staging of a dance theatre work, The Fading Line: A Commemoration of the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, and is grateful to all of those who played a role – past and present. She is most grateful for the love of her life and constant source of inspiration, her husband, Kevin Lyle.

 

MORE ON RENEE

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Eglevsky Ballet

American Dance Machine

Creative Relief

 

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com

Movers & Shapers: Woman in Dance Leadership Conference with Blakeley White-McGuire

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MOVERS & SHAPERS:

PODCAST No.55 – 

Woman in Dance Leadership Conference with Blakeley White-McGuire

 

Release Date: 1.30.18

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ABOUT BLAKELEY WHITE-MCGUIRE

Blakeley White-McGuire is a New York-based dance performer, maker and teacher and holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. Critically acclaimed as a Principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company (2002 – 2016, 2017) she has embodied the most iconic roles of 20th century Modern dance to international critical acclaim. As a leading practitioner of Graham’s technique, she materially contributed to three historical re-imaginings Ardent Song, Imperial Gesture, and Notes on a Voyage.

Simultaneously and throughout her career, Blakeley has created with and performed in new works by 21st Century Contemporary artists including Jacquelyn Buglisi, Jayoung Chung, Martha Clarke, Sean Curran, Sue deBeer, Nacho Duato, Daniel Ezralow, Larry Kegwin, Michael Klien and Steve Volk, Lar Lubovitch, Richard Move, Bulareyaung Pagarlava, Marta Renzi, Pascal Rioult, Luca Veggetti, Robert Wilson and Anne Bogart SITI/ Company.

As a dance-maker, Blakeley’s original works have been presented by The Museum of Arts and Design, Downtown Dance Festival, Dancers Responding to Aids, New Ballet Ensemble, Jacob’s Pillow’s INSIDE/ OUT, Baton Rouge Ballet Theater, Roxbury Arts Group, RAW, the Moving Beauty series at Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center and the Martha Graham Dance Company in a collaboration for Graham II. Her writings expressing the 21st Century Dancer experience have been published by The Dance Enthusiast, The Huffington Post, Dance Magazine, Performance Research Journal, U.K. and most recently in A Life in Dance: A Practical Guide.

Blakeley has served on the faculties of the Ailey School, the New School, The Actors’ Studio and New York City’s famed LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts as a teacher of technique, repertory and improvisation. A faculty member of the Martha Graham Center since 2002, she is also a coach and official register staging Martha Graham’s repertory internationally, most recently for Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance and Ballet Vlaanderen. Blakeley continues to create, collaborate, research, lecture and perform. A passionate teacher, she leads masterclasses and residencies for companies, universities, studios and festivals worldwide.

 

MORE ON BLAKELEY

PODCAST INTERVIEW LINKS

Martha Graham School

Sean Curran Company

Martha Graham Dance Company

Movement Migration

Google Doodle

Janet Eilber

Podcast produced by: The Moving Architects
Interviewer: Erin Carlisle Norton
Theme Music: Adam Crawley whose music can be found at djplie.com